Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 13, 2022

A seining boat tows bags of something in the ocean on a partly cloudy day
A tendering vessel brings kelp back to Kodiak for processing. Kelp farming is taking off in Kodiak and making waves on the Kenai Peninsula, too, where there are several permitted kelp farmers on Kachemak Bay. (Courtesy of Chris Sannito)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Anne Garland Young endorses state Sen. Josh Revak to replace her late husband in Congress. Also, business leaders plan to build up Alaska’s mariculture industry. And Wrangell high school students’ shoe designs could win them $50,000.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.
Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak
Wesley Early in Anchorage
Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg
Claire Stremple and Bridget Dowd in Juneau
and Sage Smiley in Wrangell

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

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