Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Exterior: Smoke over a home
Crews from outside are demobilizing from the Lime Complex, a group of 18 wildfires that have burned more than 865,000 acres in southwest Alaska. (Gannett Glacier’s Bryan Quimby/Alaska Incident Management Team)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Homeless residents at an Anchorage campground wonder about their future. Rain may be dampening Alaska’s fire season, but officials say it’s not over yet. And volunteers help get salmon to rural Alaskans facing low sockeye runs.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early and Emily Schwing in Anchorage
Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
Angela Denning in Petersburg
Tash Kimmell in Sitka
Robyne in Fairbanks
and Laurelin Kruse in Unalaska

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

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