Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 24, 2024

Anchorage Police chief-designee Bianca Cross speaks at a press conference on June 24, 2024. (Wesley Early/Alaska Public Media)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Proponents of ranked-choice voting defend the measure in court. Plus, lightning and hot temperatures increase wildfire activity across the state. And, baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield is honored with a statue in Fairbanks.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early, Chris Klint and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Eric Stone in Juneau
Angela Denning in Petersburg
Colette Czarnecki in Wrangell

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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