Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Sitka trollers
Trollers fish for salmon in Sitka Sound. (Berett Wilber)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:
A court ruled this morning that Southeast king salmon trollers can go fishing. Plus, Alaska leads the nation in drowning deaths, and while the state’s cold water is a factor, so is human behavior.

Reports tonight from:
Casey Grove, Jeremy Hsieh and Tim Rockey in Anchorage

Christina McDermott in Dillingham
Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

Angela Denning in Petersburg
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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