Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 14, 2023

People stand in waist-deep water with dipnets.
Dipnetters at the North Kenai Beach of July 13. (Riley Board / KDLL)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska’s wildfire season remains at a historically low level. Plus, tourism companies in Valdez are stunned by last-minute cruise ship cancellations.

Reports tonight from:

Michael Fanelli, Casey Grove, Jeremy Hsieh, Liz Ruskin,

Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Alain d’Epremesnil in Haines

Riley Board in Kenai

Brian Venua in Kodiak

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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