Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Man speaking in legislative chamber
Chief Justice Peter Maassen delivers his first State of the Judiciary address on Feb. 7, 2024. (Eric Stone/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Congress fails to pass a carefully negotiated bipartisan national security bill. Plus, a Mat-Su lawmaker’s proposal would have the state take control of Anchorage’s port. And, an Anchorage woman wants to offer an alternative to handling remains after a person dies.

Reports tonight from:

Rachel Cassandra, Jeremy Hsieh and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage

Evan Erickson in Bethel

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Clarise Larson and Eric Stone in Juneau

Maggie Nelson in Unalaska

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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