Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 29, 2024

Congresswoman Mary Peltola speaks to a joint session of the Alaska Legislature on Feb. 26, 2024. Such speeches are annual events for all three members of Alaska’s delegation to Congress. (Clarise Larson/KTOO)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Democratic Congresswoman Mary Peltola frequently votes against her party. Plus, the federal government says the state owes school districts millions after a snafu with pandemic relief funds. And, a class in Soldotna teaches students about Native beadwork and traditions.

Reports tonight from:

Chris Klint and Tim Rockey in Anchorage

Sage Smiley in Bethel

Eric Stone in Juneau

Riley Board and Hunter Morrison in Kenai

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

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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