Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 19, 2023

cruise ship passengers in Juneau
The Norwegian Bliss, a 4,000-passenger cruise ship out of Seattle, kicked off Juneau’s 2023 cruise season when it docked on April 17. (Photo by Anna Canny/KTOO)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

The first cruise ship of 2023 docks in Juneau. Plus, researchers are collecting hair from humans to study mercury levels in fish. 

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early in Anchorage

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Anna Canny in Juneau

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

Robert Woolsey in Sitka

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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