Alaska News Nightly: Friday, August 26, 2022

Silver salmon strips hang in a smokehouse. (Annie Feidt/AKPM)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Anchorage police shoot an armed man who tried to cover himself with a child. Also, Kuskokwim River residents ask state managers to reopen the river to fishermen. And a battle of the buds gets underway within Alaska’s unique cannabis industry.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early and Kavitha George in Anchorage
Sabine Poux in Kenai
Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak
Theo Greenly in Unalaska
and Angela Denning in Petersburg

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

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