Abbey Collins, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Estimates show the state could lose up to 50,000 jobs if closures drag on. And, the value of goods and services produced in the state could be reduced by billions of dollars.
Some restaurants are keeping the doors open by adapting to this new normal. But, the transition hasn’t been easy.
Even if the spread of the virus slows, the summer tourism industry could be in big trouble.
State officials are taking additional steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 from people traveling to the state.
The COVID-19 pandemic is driving some of that recent decline. But, prices were low even before the outbreak.
Troopers say the man was snowboarding when he was caught and buried in an avalanche.
LISTEN: Only one state ferry is currently in operation. How are coastal communities dealing with sailing uncertainty?
This summer, many Alaskans have seen long gaps in service. In some communities, it is still uncertain when boats will return.
Winter weather, ferry cancellations and road closures disrupt travel in and out of Upper Lynn Canal communities
The Alaska Marine Highway System chartered with private company Allen Marine to take passengers to and from the Upper Lynn Canal communities Monday.
There's one Anchorage business flying pizzas hundreds of miles, to far corners of the state.
According to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the population decreased by around 3,048 people from July 2018 to July 2019.
"Our housing story is vastly different from the rest of the country. And it has been now for four or five years."
It's the holiday season — a time of celebration, gift giving and spending. It can be tempting to lessen the impact of that spending by charging purchases on credit cards. But there are some important things to know.
A year after the quake, are there clear impacts on Alaska's economy as a whole?
Over the next four years, a collaborative research project aims to take a close look at three natural hazards: wildfire, unstable permafrost, and rain-in-winter events.
Last month, a lynx was spotted in Anchorage’s Airport Heights neighborhood, several miles from Far North Bicentennial Park. And on Friday, a resident captured a video of the animal walking along the Chester Creek Trail.
Beyond the political battle, part of the PFD story is a lot more personal. If you're handed this sum of money each year — how do you make the most of it?
A new report finds that over the next 20 years, the road maintenance related to studded tire use will cost the state way more than what it takes in from fees drivers pay to use them.
In a statement Thursday, RavnAir Alaska said the company will fly Dash 8 planes to Unalaska, starting "sometime during the week of November 4th."