Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 20, 2024

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Mayor Dave Bronson at a 2021 news conference along with then-City Manager Amy Demboski and then-Health Director David Morgan. (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Lawmakers regroup on education policy after the governor’s veto of SB 140 stands. Plus, after delays, a Fairbanks man’s appointment as an Arctic ambassador advances. And, the Fairbanks school board votes to close at least one school.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early and Jeremy Hsieh in Anchorage

Robyne in Fairbanks

Eric Stone and Clarise Larson in Juneau

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

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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