Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 24, 2023

woman at helm of boat
Mary Peltola has been fishing on the Kuskokwim River since she was a child. (Liz Ruskin/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Congresswoman Mary Peltola looks for a workaround on limiting salmon bycatch. Plus, the clock is ticking for Railbelt utilities, with an impending shortage of available natural gas.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early in Anchorage

Francisco Martínezcuello in Bethel
Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau

Sabine Poux in Kenai

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

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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