Alaska News Nightly: Monday, September 25, 2023

An aerial view of Fort Yukon.
An aerial view of Fort Yukon Alaska on Tuesday evening, August 29, 2023. (Matt Faubion/Alaska Public Media)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Four years into the Yukon River salmon collapse, a look at what we know about what’s driving the decline. Plus, Northwest Arctic Borough officials are eager for the controversial Ambler mine, but it’s been delayed again. And, the Kenai Silver Salmon Derby aims to help protect salmon habitat.

Reports tonight from:

Kavitha George in Anchorage

Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

Hunter Morrison in Kenai

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

Maggie Nelson 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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