Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, December 21, 2022

The inside of Sullivan Arena currently serving as housing for the homeless.
Cots inside of Sullivan Arena on Feb. 9, 2022. The arena is currently serving as housing for the homeless. (Adam Nicely/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

The Anchorage Assembly expands the capacity of its largest shelter amid a leadership shakeup in the Bronson administration. Plus the bright light Southcentral residents saw in the sky this morning wasn’t a bird or a plane, but something more exciting. And a new book examines the history of Black Alaskans.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.,
Jeremy Hsieh and Chris Hyde in Anchorage,
Francisco Martínezcuello in Bethel,
and Phillip Manning in Talkeetna.

Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Wesley Early, with producing and audio engineering from Madilyn Rose and Chris Hyde.

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Madilyn Rose is the program producer at Alaska Public Media. Reach her Read more about Madilynhere.

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