Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 2, 2023

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Dogs from Frank Habermann’s team at the 2023 Fur Rendezvous. (Wesley Early/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

DNA evidence leads to a suspect in a decades old sexual assault case. Also, what’s keeping mushers from entering the Iditarod? (Some say it’s economics). And the Anchorage Fire Department assists with the unusual rescue of a sled dog from an ice floe.

Reports tonight from:

Rhonda McBride and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
Brian Venua in Kodiak
Angela Denning and Shelby Herbert in Petersburg
and Sabine Poux in Kenai

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

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

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