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Following the decision, the borough said it received a verbal commitment of $2 million from the state to support the bid.
The hockey and gymnastics programs at the University of Alaska Anchorage have asked for a fundraising deadline extension to save their programs from elimination.
Alaska public health officials said 58% of residents 65 and older have received a COVID-19 vaccination since distribution efforts began.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy was barred by law from making recess appointments of the same individuals lawmakers had failed to confirm to the posts, a state court judge ruled Thursday.
Bart Pieciul had surgery on a broken arm and will need a second surgery to remove metal pins implanted by doctors.
Pilot Christopher Maize, 45, of Anchorage and Glennallen and 36-year-old Andrew Broders of Washington state died in the Feb. 4 crash, authorities said.
Alaska State Troopers have recovered the bodies of two people who died in the crash of a small plane, which federal investigators said may have broken up in midair.
Anchorage Pioneer Home welcomed back visitors beginning Wednesday. The largest state-run assisted living facility closed to outsiders in March 2020 to protect its vulnerable residents from the coronavirus.
Rescue coordination center personnel responded to the crash site about 13 miles northeast of Chitina.
The Alaska Senate passed a resolution Wednesday intended to allow for remote voting if necessary during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Anchorage Daily News was preparing an article about allegations that then Attorney General Ed Sniffen had an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old when the Dunleavy administration announced Sniffen's resignation.
Eligibility criteria for COVID-19 vaccines in Alaska is expected to remain the same through much of February, with a continued focus on vaccinating those 65 and older, a vaccine official said Monday.
The U.S. Department of the Navy released details of a new strategy for operations in the Arctic as competition for resources among nations increases in the region.
The amount was second only to the Municipality of Anchorage, where 1,438 businesses received $73 million in state aid.
The number of homicides in Alaska’s largest city fell by nearly half in 2020 compared with the previous year, authorities say.
The city announced the change on Wednesday involving its plan to purchase the Americas Best Value Inn & Suites property because of the “costly repairs and mandatory upgrades” the refurbishment would entail.
BP and Hilcorp spokespeople Friday said the sale, announced in August 2019, is now closed.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced his state will join a lawsuit attempting to overturn the results of the presidential election, days after Dunleavy said there is an “outside chance” Joe Biden will become the next U.S. president.
Critics have questioned the influence of sport-fishing advocate and Dunleavy supporter Bob Penney, on the decision.