Alaska News Nightly: Monday, December 13, 2021

A 32=foot gilnetter sails in blue waters next to green spruce-covered mountains.
The 32-foot gillnetter F/V Deja Vu sails on Aug. 3 near Metlakatla. Metlakatla’s tribal government sued Gov. Mike Dunleavy over the tribe’s right to fish in waters outside the boundaries of the state’s only Native reservation. (Photo courtesy of Johon Atkinson)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

A federal appeals court weighs a fishing dispute on the state’s only Native reservation. Also, residents near the proposed Ambler mine are ambivalent about the project that could harm subsistence but also bring much needed jobs to the region. And a meeting on salmon declines in western Alaska leads to few solid answers.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early and Nat Herz in Anchorage
Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
Eric Stone in Ketchikan
Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
Hope McKenney in Unalaska
Sabine Poux in Kenai
and Olivia Ebertz in Bethel

Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with producing and audio engineering from Toben Shelby and Annie Feidt.

Casey Grove is host of Alaska News Nightly, a general assignment reporter and an editor at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Casey here

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