Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, August 3, 2023

A man stands in front of a yellow Anchorage School District bus wearing a suit with a red tie.
Anchorage School District Superintendent Jharrett Bryantt stands in front of a school bus at the ASD Transportation Center at the intersection of Tudor Road and Elmore Road on Aug. 2, 2023. (Tim Rockey/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Residents of a subdivision north of Fairbanks evacuate ahead of a fast moving wildfire. Plus, a small exodus of doctors from the Kenai Peninsula puts a strain on remaining providers. And, surfers from across the country descend on Turnagain Arm to ride the bore tide. 

Reports tonight from:
Rachel Cassandra, Casey Grove, Dev Hardikar and Tim Rockey in Anchorage

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Riley Board in Kenai

Ava White in Nome

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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