Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 5, 2022

A abeach with people playing in the sand and the water
Anchorage residents head to goose lake to cool off on Sunday, July 3, 2022. (Alaska Public Media/Matt Faubion)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Wildland firefighting efforts ramp up as Alaska approaches 2.4 million acres burned this summer. Also, how the state saw some of its driest June weather on record. And Alaska Public Media embarks on an effort to engage on elections.

Reports tonight from:

Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Lex Treinen, Liz Ruskin, and Lori Townsend in Anchorage
and Angela Denning in Petersburg

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

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