Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 10, 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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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:
Alaska’s congressional delegation files an amicus brief in federal court in an attempt to protect Southeast Alaska’s troll fishery. As many as 500 visitors expected to arrive in Nome for the Iditarod finish may not have a place to stay. Plus, Tuluksak has been without running water for about a month. Relief is coming, but it’s not clear when.

Reports tonight from:
Elyssa Loughlin and Chris Klint in Anchorage

Francisco Martinezcuello in Bethel

Izzy Ross in Dillingham

Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Greg Knight in Nome

Robert Woolsey in Sitka

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Lori Townsend, 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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