Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 1, 2024

ENSTAR President John Sims speaks at a press conference at Anchorage City Hall on Feb. 1, 2024. (Wesley Early/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Frigid temperatures and increased demand for natural gas cause concern in Southcentral. Plus, Alaska’s charter school students rank first in the nation, as lawmakers consider an expansion. And, the Board of Game considers changes for hunting and trapping in Western Alaska.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early, Chris Klint, Tim Rockey and Ava White in Anchorage

Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

Hannah Flor in Petersburg

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

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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