Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 9, 2023

Rep. Jennifer Armstrong and Rep. Andrew Gray
Democratic lawmakers in Alaska are trying to restore anti-discrimination protections for gay and transgender Alaskans, after the state attorney general quietly rolled back those protections last summer. LGBTQ Alaskans say it’s long overdue.

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:
Two lawmakers are working to enshrine anti-discrimination protections for fellow LGBTQ Alaskans. In Takotna, mushers rest, relax, and refuel on pie. Plus, Unalaska’s tribal government seeks community input to assess the city’s climate vulnerability.

Reports tonight from:
Kavitha George, Jeremy Hsieh and Chris Klint in Anchorage
Katie Anastas, Claire Stremple and Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau
Reagan Miller in Ketchikan

Lex Treinen in Takotna
Sofia Stuart-Rasi in Unalaska

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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