Alaska News Nightly: Monday, September 19, 2022

A person on a four-wheeler
Parts of Bethel near the Kuskokwim River and Brown’s Slough experienced moderate flooding in the aftermath of the historic storm that hit Alaska’s Western coast on Friday evening. (MaryCait Dolan/KYUK)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

The changing climate conditions behind the weekend’s historic storm. In many communities, local schools serve as evacuation centers. And Alaska’s Republican party could oust a local leader for supporting Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

Reports tonight from:

Nina Kravinsky and Will McCarthy in Bethel
Davis Hovey in Nome
Chris Klint in Anchorage
Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak
and Raegan Miller in Ketchikan

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

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