Alaska News Nightly: Monday, January 30, 2023

A map of the Willow development on Alaska's North Slope
This map from the Bureau of Land Management shows the site of the Willow development on the North Slope of Alaska. Willow’s drill sites are marked by squares. (Bureau of Land Management)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

A classic fight is brewing over drilling for oil in Alaska, but with some modern nuance. Also, they held out for better prices, and now Kodiak’s tanner crab fleet is going… crabbing. And Mt. Edgecumbe High School aviation students get access to some nifty technology.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak
Chris Klint in Anchorage
Katherine Rose in Sitka
Ben Matheson in Bethel
and Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau

This episode of Alaska News Nightly was hosted by Wesley Early, with audio engineering and producing from Chris Hyde and Annie Feidt.

Casey Grove is host of Alaska News Nightly, a general assignment reporter and an editor at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Casey here

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