Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 14, 2023

Aetos Kilgore (Jameson Robbins), left, battles Argon Kilgore (Tate Tucker) during a battle royale following Iron Sky’s 2023 Highland Games at Ketchikan’s Ward Lake. (Eric Stone/KRBD)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska’s biggest homeless shelter is closing and many using it don’t know where they’ll go. Plus, Fairbanks finally begins demolition on a dilapidated downtown high rise.

Reports tonight from:

Casey Grove and Jeremy Hsieh in Anchorage

Izzy Ross in Dillingham

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau

Eric Stone in Ketchikan

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, 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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