Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Billy Crumm, owner of Elite Sports Performance in Anchorage, says even when the gym is allowed to open to 100 percent capacity, their class sizes will stay smaller and they’ll keep other measures in place for the foreseeable future, too.
Andy Mezirow guides fishing charters out of Seward with his business Gray Light Sportfishing. He also sits on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, where he's proposed loosening bag limit restrictions to entice more Alaska residents to buy fishing charters.
Alaska’s latest plan to get North Slope natural gas to market has environmental approval from federal energy regulators. Also: The state says there's no timeline for bringing back its budget transparency tool. And the commercial Copper River fishery is on pause, with low fish returns.
Public historian David Reamer set out to answer that questions in his latest column for the Anchorage Daily News, and he spoke about it with Alaska Public Media's Casey Grove.
A UAA researcher discusses what cell phone data is showing us, including what it reveals about people returning to retail locations.
Snow City Cafe on April 3, 2020 (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media) Alaska’s restaurants, with razor thin profit margins, have been hit as hard as any sector shut...
Climate researcher Brian Brettschneider says there are some things that stand out about Alaska’s spring and early summer, including the second earliest heat wave in Fairbanks and its astonishing level of birch pollen.
The Municipality of Anchorage plans to further ease coronavirus restrictions on businesses like bars and gyms on Monday, allowing them to reopen, following a similar move by the state government that went into effect Friday.
Mackey’s 21st place finish in this year’s race will be vacated after the positive test from a sample collected in White Mountain, the Iditarod statement says. Mackey finished the race, his 16th Iditarod, in Nome on March 19.
City officials said up to 100 eligible small businesses will each be able to apply for $10,000 grants to help sustain them, after the city ordered many to halt operations more than a month ago with the aim of preventing the spread of the virus. The relief program also includes funding to help pay rent for Anchorage residents whose finances have been hit hard by the pandemic, for example, those who’ve been laid off during the economic downturn.
Alaska’s state parks have seen a major uptick in users as snow melts and other recreational opportunities remain limited by concerns over the spread of coronavirus.
More than two decades of ocean sampling by the University of Alaska-owned-and-operated research vessel Sikuliaq in the Gulf of Alaska will remain uninterrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Alaska Airlines reports first quarterly loss in over a decade, passenger demand 10 percent of normal
Alaska Air Group attributes the sharp decline to “unprecedented” impacts from Covid-19, which caused a sharp decline in passenger bookings during the first three months of 2020, continuing into April and May.
The Grammy-winning, Alaska-grown rock band Portugal. The Man is offering to send five so-called "controversial" books recently banned from school curriculum in the Mat-Su, where several band members grew up, to students there who want to read them.
It’s important for wildlife managers to actually count the wildlife in a particular area, including Alaska’s Arctic. Expanding use of artificial intelligence is dramatically reducing the amount of time those counts can take.
Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire that started in dry grass Wednesday in the Point MacKenzie area of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, southwest of Wasilla.
A C:L-215 water-scooping airplane drops water on the Malaspina Fire on Sunday night, July 7, 2019. (Photo by Kurt Ranta/Baker River Hotshots) Alaskans saw huge impacts from wildfires...
The liquidation plan still needs to be approved in court, but it is a signal that Ravn, once Alaska’s largest rural airline, is ready to call it quits.
A doggie daycare in Anchorage called Dog Tired has had a rough go during the pandemic, like a lot of businesses.