Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 11, 2023

A mostly spruce forest with a bunch of smoke rising and a mcDonalds arch
Air pollution in Fairbanks in Feb. 2022 (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

In the discussion about increasing education funding, some lawmakers say they want it tied to improved outcomes. The EPA says a plan to improve air quality in Fairbanks falls short of requirements. Plus remembering the legacy of North Slope legend Oliver Leavitt.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early and Rhonda McBride in Anchorage
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Katherine Rose in Sitka
and Angela Denning in Petersburg

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

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