Alaska News Nightly: Friday, September 23, 2022

damaged boats and sheds in chevak
Nearly 90 of the 100 boats people use for hunting and fishing out of Chevak were damaged or destroyed after a powerful storm hit Alaska’s west coast in September 2022. Nearly all of the sheds that store the tools for subsistence harvest in the community were also destroyed. (Emily Schwing for Alaska Public Media & KYUK)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Chevak residents have lost frozen fish and the boats they used to catch them. Also, a Kenai grand jury charges a man in the killing of Anesha “Duffy” Murnane. And Alaska’s kelp industry is stuck at a crossroads.

Reports tonight from:

Emily Schwing in Chevak
Hope McKenney in Homer
Kavitha George in Kotzebue
and Maggie Nelson in Unalaska

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

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