Boats and other gear used in subsistence fishing and hunting lie damaged or destroyed along Chevak’s coastline after the village was hit by remnants of Typhoon Merbok. (Emily Schwing/Special to Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Western Alaskans face the loss of subsistence food, gear and property. Also, Rep. Mary Peltola aims to renew the nation’s primary fishing law. And pushback against transgender student bathroom policies in Matanuska-Susitna Borough schools.

Reports tonight from:

Davis Hovey in Nome
Will McCarthy in Hooper Bay
Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
Wesley Early in Anchorage
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
and Sabine Poux in Kenai

Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with producing and audio engineering from Dave Emmert and Katie Anastas.



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