Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 4, 2024

A man in a green jacket waves to fans on a street in downtown Anchorage Alaska.
Ryan Redington waves to fans at the 2024 Iditarod ceremonial start in Anchorage on Saturday, March 2, 2024. (Matt Faubion/Alaska Public Media)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

The state’s only loading facility for coal is demolished in Seward. Plus, Alaska Republicans will pick their favorite to be their party’s presidential nominee tomorrow. And, three former champions are racing this year’s Iditarod, including five-time champ Dallas Seavey.

Reports tonight from:

Casey Grove, Kavitha George, Liz Ruskin and Ava White in Anchorage

Claris Larson in Juneau

Colette Czarnecki in Wrangell

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Wesley Early, 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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