Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 30, 2024

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Flames engulfed one of the largest buildings in Chevak on Jan. 29, 2024. It housed the village’s hardware store and corporation headquarters. (Photo Courtesy Of Chevak Resident Stella Lake)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Lawmakers consider a change back to a pension-style retirement system for public employees. Plus, protestors rally at the state capitol for an increase to Alaska’s per-student funding. And, an agreement with cruise companies in Juneau dramatically reduced their waste.

Reports tonight from:

Kavitha George, Casey Grove and Rhonda McBride in Anchorage

Emily Schwing and Sage Smiley in Bethel

Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

Clarise Larson and Eric Stone in Juneau

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, 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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