Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Brian Steven Smith sits in a courtroom while waiting for his arraignment to start in Anchorage, Alaska, Oct. 16, 2019. The double murder trial of Smith, a South Africa native accused of killing two Alaska Native women will begin this week, more than four years after a woman provided police with a digital memory card that authorities said contained images and video of one of the killings. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

The Anchorage Assembly changes course on plans to restore the Eklutna River. Plus, Southeast tribes say mining decisions in Canada should include their input. And, an Anchorage Facebook group where members “Find Olive The Things” and a lot more.

Reports tonight from:

Casey Grove, Jeremy Hsieh, Chris Klint and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage

Jamie Diep in Homer

Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau

Jack Darrell in Ketchikan

Hannah Flor in Petersburg

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 trockey@alaskapublic.org or 907-550-8487. Read more about Tim here

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