Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 7, 2022

a person walks by a large tent
A security guard walks by the warming tent outside the Sullivan Arena shelter the morning of Nov. 19, 2021. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

The state is reviewing whether it’s legal for families to use homeschool funds to pay for private school. Also, Anchorage plans to close its main homeless shelter by the end of the month. Today is Walter Harper Day, and a group wants to honor the first person to set foot atop North America’s highest peak.

Reports tonight from:

Lex Treinen in Anchorage
Sabine Poux in Kenai
Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
and Robyne in Fairbanks

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

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