Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, August 1, 2023

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Bear 480, Otis, matched his latest appearance to the falls yet. The last time he appeared on cameras this late was also on July 26, back in 2021. Photo from July 2023. (F. Jimenez/National Park Service)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

One veteran shares his struggle with PTSD, hoping that others might ask for help. Plus, Alaska Native regional corporations seek to have their voices heard in Washington. And, a fan favorite returns to Brooks Falls for a salmon feast.

Reports tonight from:

Rachel Cassandra, Jeremy Hsieh, Rhonda McBride, Tim Rockey and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage

Francisco Martínezcuello in Bethel

Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau

Brian Venua in Kodiak

Robert Woolsey in Sitka

Andy Lusk in Unalaska

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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