Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 6, 2023

Joey Sweet smiles moments after he was selected to serve on the Anchorage Assembly on Jan. 6, 2023. (Wesley Early/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

A North Pole man is waiting for another chance at a heart transplant after Winter storms stopped the first. A replacement for former Assembly Member Forrest Dunbar is officially selected. Plus the dogs on this Skagway bus go woof, woof, woof… and viral.

Reports tonight from:

Kavitha George and Chris Klint in Anchorage,
Robyne in Fairbanks,
Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau,
Eric Stone in Ketchikan,
Mike Swasey in Skagway
and Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak.

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Wesley Early, 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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