Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Large cranes and stacks of shipping containers
The Port of Alaska on Tuesday, August 15, 2023. (Dev Hardikar/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Thawing permafrost in Nunapitchuk impacts residents’ health and homes. Plus, mining companies explore for Nickel near Paxson. And, TV news anchor Maria Downey reflects on her four-plus decades of journalism in Alaska.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early, Kavitha George, Jeremy Hsieh and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage

Sunni Bean in Bethel

Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

Eric Stone in Juneau

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Wesley Early, with audio engineering from Dave Waldron 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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