Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 2, 2024

A gravel road next to a mountainside
The Pretty Rocks area in Denali National Park’s Polychrome Pass, seen in 2020, where a slow-moving landslide forced an early closure of the Park Road in 2021. (Casey Grove/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Lawmakers nix Gov. Dunleavy’s budget request for funding lawsuits against the federal government. Plus, a challenge to the Mat-Su school district’s book removals lands in U.S. District Court. And, a Juneau swimmer qualifies to race at the Olympic team trials.

Reports tonight from:

Chris Klint, Ava White and Rachel Cassandra in Anchorage
Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Hunter Morrison in Kenai
Eric Stone and Clarise Larson in Juneau
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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