Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, September 27, 2023

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A brightly colored rock greenling recently caught by Homer fisherman Joe Chmeleck. (Courtesy Joe Chmeleck)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Trawler bycatch of killer whales in the Bering Sea prompts an investigation from federal officials. Plus, the face of federal salmon fishing restrictions on the Yukon River talks about the struggles for subsistence users. And, one Kachemak Bay fisherman’s catch of blue rockfish goes viral.

Reports tonight from:

Jeremy Hsieh and Ava White in Anchorage

Evan Erickson in Bethel

Hunter Morrison in Kenai

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

Theo Greenly and Hope McKenney in Unalaska

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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