Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Purple areas show two of the seven regions the U.S. is claiming as its extended continental shelf. (U.S. State Department)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

The U.S. State Department extends America’s boundaries, including off Alaska’s Arctic coast. Plus, former Anchorage Daily News editor Howard Weaver is remembered fondly as a homegrown talent. And, an after-school drone program takes off in Delta Junction.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early, Jeremy Hsieh and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage

Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

Eric Stone in Juneau

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

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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