Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 22, 2024

Inupiaq Spelling Bee winners, Aġnauraq Jaeleen Holder-Champion (Right) and runner-up, Uluġina Annabeth Huntington (Left). They attend the Kéet Gooshi Héet Elementary School in Sitka. (Courtesy Daniel Hofmann)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Nick Begich says he’d drop out of the race for congress if he doesn’t lead the primary, but not all candidates agree with his strategy. Plus, lawmakers consider changing residency requirements for hunting and fishing licenses. And, students from Nunam Iqua continue their dominance of the Yup’ik spelling bee.

Reports tonight from:
Chris Klint, Rhonda McBride and Ava White in Anchorage
Robyne in Fairbanks
Jamie Diep in Homer
Eric Stone in Juneau
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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