Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Students at Ayaprun Elitnaurvik spent the afternoon cleaning pike on May 3, 2023 in Bethel, Alaska (MaryCait Dolan / KYUK)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

A long-awaited bill to increase to Alaska’s education formula reaches the full Senate. Plus, a lack of childcare in rural Alaska forces families to make tough choices. 

Reports tonight from:

Casey Grove and Jeremy Hsieh in Anchorage

Sunni Bean and Francisco Martínezcuello in Bethel

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Katie Anastas in Juneau

Raegan Miller in Ketchikan

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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