Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 27, 2024

The debate over correspondence school allotments paid to private schools lands in the state Supreme Court. Plus, some Interior residents are told to evacuate their homes due to wildfire danger.

Two boats in Cordova
Two bowpicker fishing vessels, and the MV Aurora pass by the Cordova harbor” (Corinne Smith)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

The debate over correspondence school allotments paid to private schools lands in the state Supreme Court. Plus, some Interior residents are told to evacuate their homes due to wildfire danger. And, an artist’s photos from a now uninhabited Bering Sea island reemerge after 70 years.

Reports tonight from:

Tim Rockey in Anchorage
Corinne Smith in Cordova
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Yvonne Krumrey and Eric Stone in Juneau
Jack Darrell in Ketchikan
Ben Townsend in Nome

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with audio engineering from Chris Hyde and producing from Tim Rockey.

a portrait of a man outside

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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