Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, October 25, 2023

The Kobuk River runs through the Ambler Mining district, where a new road would be built to connect the Northwest Arctic with the Dalton Highway to Fairbanks. (Berett Wilber/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Congresswoman Peltola is optimistic about a functioning U.S. House after three weeks without a speaker. Plus, an agreement for access to the Ambler Road project is up in the air after a dispute between AIDEA and Doyon. And, a nonprofit in Petersburg hopes to set up safe houses for people at risk of domestic violence.

Reports tonight from:

Jeremy Hsieh in Anchorage

Sunni Bean in Bethel

Dan Bross and Robyne in Fairbanks

Jamie Diep in Homer

Angela Denning and Hannah Flor in Petersburg

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Wesley Early, 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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