Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 1, 2023

A Unangax̂ nigilax̂ frame
Completed nigilax̂ frame in Daniels’ California based workshop. During the 2023 Alaska Native Day, the nigilax̂ will be launched at Metini, potentially the first vessel of this kind to touch water in over two centuries. (Courtesy Mike Ferguson)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Lawmakers discuss changing the way oil companies are taxed. Plus, Alaska State Troopers will soon begin using body-worn cameras. 

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early, Jeremy Hsieh, Chris Klint, Rhonda McBride, and Lex Treinen in Anchorage

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

Kanesia McGlashan-Price in Bellingham, Washington

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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