Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, August 25, 2022

a person closes a door to a large tent
A person with a machete closes the door inside the warming tent outside the Sullivan Arena shelter the morning of Nov. 19, 2021. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Anchorage’s assembly and mayor remain at odds over a winter homeless shelter. Also, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District deals with its bus driver shortage. And a volunteer DJ spins Gospel music every Sunday in Kotzebue.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early in Anchorage
Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Claire Stremple in Juneau
Dylan Simard in Kodiak
Eric Stone in Ketchikan
Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
and Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

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

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