Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks
State red zone guidelines include distance learning and cancellation of all in-person school activities, with sports practices limited to those where 10-foot social distancing can be maintained.
A wolf rests in front of its den in the Innoko National Wildlife Refuge in Western Alaska (USFWS Photo) Over a dozen environmental groups are suing the US...
The plan includes groomed ski trails near the park entrance and keeping the road open longer in the fall.
The high school football players and coaches involved in the Saturday evening game were told to quarantine for 14 days.
In a meeting Wednesday, regents unanimously voted to rescind a June 4 resolution that directed the administration to explore the merger introduced in May by former UA President Jim Johnsen.
The community has been in lockdown since March, and the cases only resulted from a false positive of a resident who had been flown to Fairbanks.
The run appears to be much weaker than expected.
It's the first time that Karelian Bear Dogs have been used by the Alaska Fire Service, but they've already helped deter at least one bear that came into a work camp.
Electric Vehicle owners say they've been impressed with how the vehicles perform in the cold winter, but there are limitations.
The Interior Gas Utility planned to hook up North Pole customers, but materials delays have slowed that process.
An area biologist said that most personal-use dipnetters reported getting just 5 to fifteen salmon, well below the personal limit of 25.
University of Alaska regents have put the brakes on a plan to merge University of Alaska Southeast programs in Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka into either the Anchorage or Fairbanks operations.
Beginning Monday, June 1, visitors can register for permits to drive to Mile 30 of the Park Road, with more opportunities scheduled for July and August.
The decision represents a reversal in the agency's stance about its ability to regulate certain controversial hunting regulations that disrupt population dynamics in national preserves.
With the continuity of the vessel's long-running sampling project on the line, the vessel was granted an exemption to the NSF's ban, though it will be taking many precautionary measures.
With staffing at 50% because of the difficulty of implementing social distancing in seasonal housing, managers aren't sure how much vehicle and pedestrian traffic to allow into the park.
UA says the furloughs will impact 166 employees and are expected to save the university system $554,000.
The 79-year-old had been struggling with Parkinson's disease for years, but lived to see his granddaughter finish the Yukon Quest in February.