Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 9, 2024

A man in a suit and tie sits on a board of directors.
Dr. Jharrett Bryantt, the superintendent of Anchorage School District, listens to public testimony at the Anchorage School District Meeting on December 19, 2022. (Valerie Lake, Alaska Public Media).

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Anchorage’s school superintendent and his predecessor, now a commissioner, disagree on education funding. Plus, the investigation of a Bethel woman’s death is reopened. And, an Anchorage beekeeper keeps his hive alive through the cold winter months.

Reports tonight from:

Rachel Cassandra, Chris Klint and Tim Rockey in Anchorage

Francisco Martínezcuello in Bethel

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Katie Anastas in Juneau

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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