Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 18, 2024

A woman in a blue shirt and black cardigan gestures to floor plans on a table.
Romig Middle School’s Principal Carrie Sumner, shows floor plans of where classes will be re-located on Tuesday, April 17, 2024. (Matt Faubion/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska’s Senators blast decisions expected from the Biden administration to block resource development in the Arctic. Plus, lawmakers contemplate how to correct a correspondence school provision recently ruled unconstitutional. And, the state plans to allow tribal police to enforce some laws in part of the Mat-Su.

Reports tonight from:

Theo Greenly, Casey Grove, Tim Rockey, Liz Ruskin and Eric Stone in Anchorage
Jack Darrell in Ketchikan

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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