Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, September 5, 2023

a sign on a portable toilet asks users not to use drugs inside
A sign on some portable toilets at an unofficial campground at a vacant lot along Anchorage’s Third Avenue, pictured here on June 27, 2023, asks its users not to use drugs inside. The city set up the portable toilets, hand sanitizing stations and some dumpsters here to reduce the campers’ impacts. (Jeremy Hsieh/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Congress funds cleanup of ANCSA lands. Plus, increased Russian oil tanker traffic through the Bering Strait has local communities concerned. And, a furry Juneau resident makes their way home nearly a month after devastating floods.

Reports tonight from:

Jeremy Hsieh, Rhonda McBride and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage

Francisco Martínezcuello in Bethel

Katie Anastas in Juneau

Sunni Bean in Napakiak

Riley Board in Kenai

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