Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, December 28, 2022

A woman poses in front of books
Newly confirmed Anchorage Library Director Virginia McClure poses for a photo at the Loussac Library on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. The public library system hadn’t had a confirmed library director for about 18 months. (Jeremy Hsieh/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

After more than a year without an official director, the Anchorage Public Library is under new leadership. How the airline meltdown is canceling plans months and even years in the making. Plus the land rising and falling makes for some unique engineering around an Alaska river.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
Jeremy Hsieh in Anchorage
Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak
and Angela Denning in Petersburg

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

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

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