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.

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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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