Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 23, 2023

an oil facility in a remote, snowy area
ConocoPhillips’ Alpine facility on the North Slope. Oil from Greater Mooses Tooth 2 will be processed at the Alpine facility. (Photo by Elizabeth Harball/AED)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

State regulators hear from the Nuiqsut mayor about last year’s gas leak at the Alpine oil field near the village. Plus, Anchorage Assembly members consider a “clean slate” approach to finding a new space for a homeless shelter.

Reports tonight from:

Jeremy Hsieh in Anchorage

Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

Hope McKenney and Corinne Smith in Homer

Riley Board in Kenai

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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