Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 24, 2023

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Democrat Andrew Gray is set to represent House District 20, which covers part of East Anchorage, in the Alaska Legislature. An openly gay man, he’s among the first three openly LGBT lawmakers in Alaska. (Wesley Early/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

A bipartisan group of freshman legislators proposed term limits for lawmakers in Juneau. Plus, Indigenous dancers and musicians converge on Bethel for the first full Cama-i festival in three years.

Reports tonight from:

  • Rhonda McBride in Anchorage
  • Francisco Martínezcuello in Bethel
  • Tim Rockey in Houston
  • Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
  • Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau
  • Greg Knight in Nome
  • 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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