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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:
Sen. Sullivan heralds the end of a fellow Republican’s block on military officer promotions. Plus, state officials say staffing shortages, computer upgrades and a federal requirement are contributing to a food stamp backlog. And, when Typhoon Merbok hit the community of Newtok last year, it pushed the village to its limits.
Reports tonight from:
Wesley Early, Rhonda McBride and Tim Rockey in Anchorage
Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Eric Stone in Juneau
Emily Schwing in Newtok
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.