Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Gov. Mike Dunleavy addresses the 2019 Alaska Federation of Natives convention at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks on Oct. 17, 2019. (Photo by Nathaniel Herz/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Promises made to build up much-needed law enforcement in rural Alaska have not been kept. Also, an arbitrary date in the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act created a divide within families. And sponsors of a ballot initiative say tribal recognition in the state is long overdue.

Reports tonight from:

Andrew Kitchenman, Lyndsey Brollini, Jacob Resneck and Jennifer Pemberton in Juneau
Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
and Nat Herz in Anchorage

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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