Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 8, 2023

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Yhvana Rupecio holds a banner that reads “We the People Means Everyone.” (Hope McKenney/KUCB)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

NOAA tells southeast troll fishermen that they might still get a king salmon season this summer. Plus, the Mat-Su school board adopts controversial policies aimed at transgender students, despite some opposition.

Reports tonight from:

Tim Rockey in Anchorage

Francisco Martínezcuello in Hooper Bay

Kirsten Dobroth and Brian Venua in Kodiak

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

Robert Woolsey in Sitka

Phillip Manning in Talkeetna

Hope McKenney in Unalaska

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Wesley Early, 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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