Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Joe Gerace looks over the shelter floor
Anchorage’s former health director Joe Gerace took journalists on a tour of the Sullivan Arena shelter on Nov. 1, 2021. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

An investigation shows Anchorage’s former health director lied about his education and military experience. Also, federal officials hope to expand broadband access throughout the state. And a rural school district is making it easier for local people to become teachers.

Reports tonight from:

Lex Treinen, Wesley Early and Adelyn Baxter in Anchorage
Curtis Gilbert in St. Paul, Minnesota
Jeremy Hsieh and Yvonne Krumrey
Will McCarthy in Bethel
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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