Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 1, 2023

A map shows where ConocoPhillip's Willow oil project would be located -- on the eastern edge of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
ConocoPhillips has proposed developing the Willow oil and gas prospect in the northeastern corner of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. (Bureau of Land Management)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska Native leaders rally in DC to support the Willow project. The VA secretary speaks to veterans in Bethel. Plus, get to know the rookie mushers in this year’s Iditarod.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin and Ben Matheson in Anchorage
Francisco Martinezcuello in Bethel
Katie Anastas in Juneau
Sage Smiley in Wrangell
Greg Knight in Nome
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
and Shelby Herbert in Petersburg

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

Madilyn Rose is the program producer at Alaska Public Media. Reach her at Read more about Madilyn here.

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