Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 3, 2024

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A plane dumps water on a mountainside involved in the Riley Fire near the entrance to Denali National Park. (Emily Miller/National Park Service)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

New leadership is coming to the Alaska Federation of Natives. Plus, a Palmer mom loses thousands to phone scammers impersonating local police. And, king salmon caught by test fishing boats go to local elders in Dillingham.

Reports tonight from:

Casey Grove, Chris Klint, Rhonda McBride and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage
Meg Duff in Dillingham
Dan Bross and Robyne in Fairbanks
Anisa Vietze in Palmer

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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