Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 24, 2024

A sunken boat in Aurora Harbor in Juneau, Alaska.
A sunken boat in Aurora Harbor on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024 (Photo by Mikko Wilson/KTOO)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

FEMA announces new rules that could help victims of future natural disasters in Alaska. Plus, five feet of new snow in Juneau has residents concerned about how much their roofs can hold. And, a new Alutiiq language textbook aims to help more people learn the endangered Alaska Native language.

Reports tonight from:

Jeremy Hsieh and Emily Schwing in Anchorage

Francisco Martínezcuello and Sage Smiley in Bethel

Katie Anastas and Anna Canny in Juneau

Riley Board in Kenai

Davis Hovey in Kodiak

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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