Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 22, 2023

The Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska facility
The Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska facility was built the last time there were warnings about potential shortages. (Sabine Poux/KDLL)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Amid a looming gas shortage, lawmakers discuss the expensive option of importing liquefied natural gas. Plus, Western Alaska prepares for flooding as ice jams move down the Yukon River.

Reports tonight from:

Rachel Cassandra, Chris Klint and Tim Rockey in Anchorage

Sunni Bean and Francisco Martínezcuello in Bethel

Izzy Ross in Dillingham

Riley Board and Sabine Poux in Kenai

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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