Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

A woman in a tie dyed shit and hat wipes her eye standing over a camping tent
Vanessa Bainter sets up her tent at Centennial Campground. Parks and Rec staff transporting her belongings from an illegal camp. (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Victims rights advocates are concerned after a man accused in a stabbing was found incompetent to stand trial. Also, community leaders respond after Anchorage opens a public campground to homeless residents. And restaurant owners struggle to hire workers during a busy summer season.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early and Laura Philion in Anchorage
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak
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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