Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 9, 2024

Man speaking to legislative committee
Hilcorp Senior Vice President Luke Saugier testifies to a joint meeting of the House and Senate Energy Committees on Feb. 7, 2024. (Eric Stone/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Utility company executives and lawmakers discuss solutions to a looming natural gas shortage. Plus, the state epidemiology department reports the first fatal case of Alaskapox. And, fans remember the late Nellie Moore, a pioneer for Indigenous journalists.

Reports tonight from:

Rachel Cassandra, Wesley Early, Kavitha George, Chris Klint and Rhonda McBride in Anchorage

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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