Alaska News Nightly: Friday, August 19, 2022

Those living at Centennial Park experience soaked tents and clothes during the heavy rainfall over Anchorage, AK on Aug. 19, 2022. (Mizelle Mayo/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

As homeless campers in Anchorage try to stay out of the rain, advocates say the city needs to plan for winter. Also, scientists say tundra fires in Alaska could become more frequent. And a new app helps people in Sitka track landslide warnings.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early in Anchorage
Angela Denning in Petersburg
Olivia Ebertz in Bethel
Robert Woolsey in Sitka
and Sabine Poux in Soldotna

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

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