Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, August 30, 2022

woman at helm of boat
Mary Peltola has been fishing on the Kuskokwim since she was a child. (Liz Ruskin/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

U.S. House candidate Mary Peltola goes home to Bethel as she waits for tomorrow’s election results. Also, Juneau police collect DNA samples from people with certain past convictions. And childhood vaccinations for things like polio and measles are on the decline in Alaska.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin in Bethel
Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Eric Stone and Raegan Miller in Ketchikan
and Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak

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

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