Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Narcan nasal sprays on a shelf in a store in Anchorage on September 20,2023. Narcan is an opioid overdose reversal drug and is now available over the counter in Alaska. (Rachel Cassandra/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Federal funding will help build water and sewer systems for communities in rural Alaska. Plus, climatologists are concerned about potentially devastating fall storms. And, Bethel Police welcome a new K-9 officer, Zeus.

Reports tonight from:

Rachel Cassandra, Jeremy Hsieh, Madilyn Rose, and Tim Rockey in Anchorage

Francisco Martínezcuello in Bethel

Anna Canny in Juneau

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

Sofia Stuart-Rasi in Unalaska

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

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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