Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 24, 2023

Several old white men on wooden desks talk seriously.
Board of Fisheries members hear testimony on shellfish proposals at the Southeast Shellfish/Finfish meeting in Sitka in 2017. The board sets key allocations and is the final arbiter between gear groups and interests competing over a shared public resource. (Robert Woolsey/KCAW)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

A look at search and rescue needs as shipping traffic increases in the Arctic. Debate over a Board of Fisheries proposal that could limit a Gulf of Alaska salmon fishery. Plus the life of Elizabeth Kudrin, the great survivor.

Reports tonight from:

Jeremy Hsieh, Liz Ruskin, Wesley Early and Rhonda McBride in Anchorage
Emily Schwing in Utqiagvik
Claire Stremple and Katie Anastas in Juneau
Francisco Martinezcuello in Bethel
and Izzy Ross in Dillingham

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

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