Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Members of the Bethel community came together to celebrate the opening of the Tundra Youth Home on May 15, 2023 in Bethel, Alaska. (Gabby Salgado / KYUK)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

A former pro-family policy advisor to the governor stands by his offensive podcast, a day after resigning. Plus, a new center in the Mat-Su aims to reduce opioid overdoses and disease transmission.

Reports tonight from:

Rachel Cassandra, Nat Herz and Tim Rockey in Anchorage

Evan Erickson in Bethel

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Katie Anastas in Juneau

Sunni Bean in Napaskiak

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with audio engineering from Chris Hyde and producing from Tim Rockey.

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Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and covers education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him attrockey@alaskapublic.orgor 907-550-8487. Read more about Timhere

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