Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 27, 2023

Dillinham Middle School students hold signs that say "Amau Creek."
Trista Wassily, Harmony Larson and Alora Wassily were recognized at an awards ceremony in the Dillingham High School Gym on April 14, 2023. The students won a Spirit of Youth humanitarian award for their work to rename a local creek that bore a slur against Indigenous women. (Izzy Ross/KDLG)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Legislators could vote on taxes as a new form of revenue this session. Plus, Sen. Lisa Murkowski cosponsored a measure to revise the Equal Rights Amendment.

Reports tonight from:

Jeremy Hsieh and Lex Treinen in Anchorage

Izzy Ross in Dillingham

Sabine Poux in Kenai

Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with audio engineering from Dave Emmert 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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