Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 20, 2023

A polar bear looks out over a barrier island on the Arctic coast of Alaska. These islands are important habitat for the polar bear. Photo Credit: USFWS

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:
A remote Alaska community grapples with the aftermath of the first polar bear attack in three decades. Plus, Senator Dan Sullivan addresses the commercial fishing trade show in Kodiak.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early, Rhonda McBride, Tim Rockey and Izzy Ross in Anchorage

Riley Board in Kenai

Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak

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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