Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

A map of alaska with different regions in different colors
The legislative district map the Alaska Redistricting Board adopted in November. (Screen capture from Redistricting Board website)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Communities across the state are seeking changes to the Alaska Redistricting Board’s new legislative map. Also, a surprise decision about halibut bycatch in Western Alaska leaves some fishermen worried. And a weather station malfunction leaves Yakutat without air travel for days.

Reports tonight from:

Andrew Kitchenman, Lyndsey Brollini and Claire Stremple in Juneau
Lex Treinen in Anchorage
Olivia Ebertz and Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
and Sabine Poux in Kenai

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

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Casey Grove is the host of Alaska News Nightly and a general assignment reporter at Alaska Public Media with an emphasis on crime and courts. Reach him at cgrove@alaskapublic.org.