Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Jeanine St. Johns holds up “Kelly for U.S. Senate” sign at the corner of Northern Lights Boulevard and Seward Highway on election day, Aug. 16, 2022. A variety of supporters waved their signs supporting their candidates early morning and returned to the same location during the evening rush hour. (Mizelle Mayo/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaskans went to the polls yesterday, and early results are in. Environmentalists say king salmon fishing in Southeast Alaska hurts killer whales in Puget Sound, but fishermen disagree. And a small village in Bristol Bay gets statewide recognition for its library.

Reports tonight from:

Kavitha George and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage
Robert Woolsey in Sitka
Sabine Poux in Kenai
Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
and Katherine Moncure in Dillingham

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

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