Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 5, 2024

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Anchorage Police chief designee Bianca Cross speaks at a press conference at APD headquarters on June 5, 2024. (Wesley Early/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

The Alaska gasline announces a step forward. But the project still faces significant hurdles and skepticism. Plus, researchers work to improve glacial flood forecasts in Juneau. And, students on the Robotics team in Bethel translate the lyrics from Yup’ik dances into English.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early and Tim Rockey in Anchorage
Sage Smiley in Bethel
Anna Canny, Yvonne Krumrey an Eric Stone in Juneau
Hannah Flor in Petersburg
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.

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Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and covers education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him attrockey@alaskapublic.orgor 907-550-8487. Read more about Timhere

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