Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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Six-year-old Solo Sky Frost ice fishes for the first time with his kindergarten class on the Homer reservoir. (Corinne Smith/KBBI)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:
The Dunleavy administration introduced legislation aimed at increasing parental permission for sex education. In Nikolai, mushers describe challenging conditions on the Iditarod Trail. Plus, hundreds of elementary school students on the Kenai Peninsula are learning about salmon cycles.

Reports tonight from:
Wesley Early and Michael Fanelli in Anchorage,
Izzy Ross in Dillingham
Robyne in Fairbanks
Corinne Smith in Homer
Katie Anastas in Juneau
Reagan Miller in Ketchikan
Lex Treinen in Nikolai

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Wesley Early, with audio engineering from Chris Hyde and producing from Tim Rockey.

Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and covers education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him at or 907-550-8487. Read more about Tim here

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