Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 16, 2022

A car parked waiting for a Covid test at the former Golden Lion Hotel in Anchorage
The former Golden Lion Hotel in Anchorage now serves as a COVID testing site in Anchorage.

Stories are posted on the statewide news page. Send news tips, questions, and comments to Follow Alaska Public Media on Facebook and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. And subscribe to the Alaska News Nightly podcast.

Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

COVID cases and hospitalizations continue to drop. Also, some tribal organizations feel left out of the state’s new bycatch task force. And after surviving an avalanche, an Alaskan writer faces post-traumatic stress and grief.

Reports tonight from:

Andrew Kitchenman and Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau
Joe Viechnicki and Angela Denning in Petersburg
and Sage Smiley in Wrangell

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

Previous articlePetersburg reports large COVID outbreak at borough’s assisted living facility
Next article‘A steep downward trajectory’: Alaska sees 50% drop in reported COVID cases this week