Anchorage bar owners push back against being publicly named in connection with positive COVID cases. And, is Alaska's airport screening process working? Plus, what can testing for COVID-19 antibodies show?
Workers at an Anchorage transitional care center describe trying to contain Alaska's largest coronavirus outbreak. And, some Alaska businesses received more than five million dollars from a paycheck protection loan. Plus, some communities in Alaska maintained 4th of July traditions over the weekend.
Bars take another hit after being linked to some covid-19 outbreaks. And, Denali National Park visitation is at an all time low. Plus, some advice on celebrating the 4th during the pandemic.
Officials say some of Anchorage's public health resources are maxed out as the coronavirus spreads. And, new data on the diversity of Alaska's State Troopers. Plus, a new mural in Petersburg celebrates an Alaska Native leader.
Alaska's top doctor says bars have been linked to several coronavirus outbreaks. And, the Sealaska Heritage Institute hopes to further the discussion on Indigenous copyright. Plus, what not to do if you come across an entangled whale.
Which disabilities might prevent someone from using a mask? And, Senator Lisa Murkowski comments on the debate over police funding. Plus, how the coronavirus has delayed some court cases in Alaska.
A federal fisheries management memo bars employees from explicitly referencing COVID-19. And, a church in Kotzebue reopens to parishioners. Plus, why dogs in Sitka are getting sick from shellfish.
Health officials in Alaska continue to encourage mask wearing to slow the spread of coronavirus. And, an Alaska Native artist weighs in on the debate around statues of historical figures. Plus, the first signs of community spread of COVID-19 appear in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
Ravn Air Group receives dozens of bids for all, or parts, of its bankrupted airline. And, a Ketchikan teacher wins a statewide teaching award. Plus, commercial salmon fishing returns to Kuskokwim Bay.
Anchorage's mayor says masks may be required if coronavirus cases continue to rise. And, new funding moves the controversial Ambler Road project forward. Plus, the pandemic continues to affect the salmon market.
A Juneau resident challenges the state's expansion of who can apply for CARES Act funds. And, business owners struggle to navigate mask policies. Plus, an Alaska Native village grapples with a priest's past alleged abuse.
The University of Alaska president resigns. And, tribal governments in Alaska ask the federal government for permission to hunt out of season: Plus, neither pandemic nor rain could stop Fairbanks' annual Midnight Sun baseball game.
Ketchikan officials ask for calm after announcing a COVID-positive traveler visited several social events. And, the infamous "Into the Wild' bus gets a helicopter ride to a new location. Plus, how a supreme court decision on discrimination could impact LGTBQ Alaskans.
Immigrants living under DACA in Alaska, cheer today's Supreme Court decision. And, childcare providers are struggling financially as they seek assistance from the state. Plus, Juneau wants to put $1 million towards funding temporary jobs for locals out of work.
Anchorage police and firefighters struggle to diversify their workforce. And, the Anchorage School District superintendent defends her decision to keep the school resource officer program. Plus, the Northwest Arctic Borough begins to fill long-vacant public safety positions.
Canada extends its border crossing restrictions. And, the proposed Pebble Mine says it will offers Bristol Bay residents an annual dividend. Anti- mine activists are critical of the tactic. Plus, a new craft store knits together the creative community in Sitka.
Alaska doctors ask the governor to consider a mask mandate. And, healthcare experts worry about coronavirus fatigue in the state. With a virtual Celebration, Native artists miss out on arts and crafts sales.
Anchorage's Mayor expresses concern over the increase in coronavirus cases. And, Celebration participants miss going to one of Alaska's largest cultural events. Plus, Santa Claus has a message for kids during this time of uncertainty.
Health officials try to contain a coronavirus outbreak at a transitional care facility in Anchorage. And, Alaska's housing authority will offer rent and mortgage assistance through a lottery. Plus, an art show in Juneau goes virtual.
Senator Lisa Murkowski explains her comments about president Trump's response to protestors. And, how do electric vehicles perform in the Interior Alaska? Plus: coronavirus-related scams circulate in Alaska.