Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 29, 2024

an airplane lands on a runway
A Ravn Alaska flight arrives at Unalaska’s Tom Madsen Airport in 2022. (Theo Greenly/KUCB)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

A Mat-Su lawmaker’s bill would have major impacts on reproductive rights in Alaska. Plus, billions of dollars for highway projects are at stake as the state works to resubmit its highway plan to the federal government. And, Muslim residents of Unalaska find community by praying together.

Reports tonight from:

Casey Grove, Wesley Early, Jeremy Hsieh and Chris Klint in Anchorage

Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

Eric Stone in Juneau

Riley Board in Kenai

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

Andy Lusk 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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