Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 4, 2024

A high school student holds a megaphone while protesting in front of the Alaska Capitol.
Juneau-Douglas High School: Kalé Senior Rachel Wood speaks into a megaphone during a student walkout to protest Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s education funding veto on Thursday, April 4, 2024. (Clarise Larson/KTOO)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

The federal government is set to cut funding for tsunami hazard mitigation in Alaska. Plus, high school students across the state walk out of class in protest. And, a bill aimed at solving subsistence issues between the state and feds draws scrutiny from Indigenous leaders.

Reports tonight from:

Chris Klint and Tim Rockey in Anchorage
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Jamie Diep in Homer
Anna Canny, Clarise Larson and Eric Stone in Juneau
Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue
Hannah Flor in Petersburg

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with audio engineering from Toben Shelby 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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