Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, January 25, 2024

Feds say traffickers targeted Alaska's cities and far-flung communities. Plus,  a price tag on the impacts of climate change in rural Alaska.
S. Lane Tucker, U.S Attorney for the District of Alaska, speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on Thursday,. Jan. 25, 2024. (Wesley Early/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Federal prosecutors say more than 50 indicted drug traffickers targeted both Alaska’s cities and its far-flung communities. Plus, a new report puts a price tag on the impacts of climate change in rural Alaska. And, teens in Wasilla go ice fishing to learn about food sovereignty.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early, Kavitha George, Chris Klint and Tim Rockey in Anchorage

Clarise Larson and 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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