Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Petersburg, Alaska, seen from a skiff leaving Kupreanof Island. Officials there have started a task force to seek solutions to a housing shortage. (Katie Anastas/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Homeless advocates worry as outdoor deaths increase in Anchorage. Community leaders in Southeast say the lack of affordable housing is contributing to a labor shortage. And a 17-year-old stops in Unalaska during his quest to become youngest person to fly solo around the world.

Reports tonight from:

Lex Treinen in Anchorage
Robert Woolsey in Sitka
Jeremy Hsieh in Juneau
Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg
Brian Venua in Dillingham
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Raegan Miller in Ketchikan
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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