Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, October 19, 2023

a woman in a white suit speaks at a podium
Sophie Minich, outgoing CEO and president of CIRI, speaks at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023. (Matt Faubion/Alaska Public Media)

Stories are posted on the statewide news page. Send news tips, questions, and comments to Follow Alaska Public Media on Facebook and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. And subscribe to the Alaska News Nightly podcast.

Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Congresswoman Mary Peltola discusses the search for a house speaker. Plus, Anchorage’s winter shelter season begins — but with a waitlist much longer than expected. And, a photo exhibit about Alaska Native veterans is on display at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early, Casey Grove, Jeremy Hsieh, Rhonda McBride and Ava White in Anchorage

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.

a portrait of a man outside

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

Previous articlePeltola floats bipartisanship as way out of House speaker morass but GOP still stalled by infighting
Next articleAlaska vital statistics show declines in both deaths and births in 2022