Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

An analog clock with a black center surrounded by orange stone and with turquoise hands and hour markers reads 3:07.
A clock outside the Nesbett Courthouse in downtown Anchorage reads just after 3 p.m. on August 31, 2022. (Valerie Vern/ Alaska Public Media) Key words: Nesbett courthouse , Alaska Court System

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Questions over the origins of a court order for a mental health check, the courts say never existed. The story of two Russians who crossed the Bering Sea in a fishing boat to avoid the war in Ukraine. Plus the Alaska Long Trail is a long ways off, but supporters say the benefits are worth the wait.

Reports tonight from:

Sage Smiley in Wrangell
Wesley Early, Jeremy Hsieh, and Rhonda McBride in Anchorage
Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
Katherine Rose in Sitka
and Riley Board in Kenai

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

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