Dylan Simard, KMXT - Kodiak
5% of the Kodiak Island Borough’s population is known to presently have COVID, using the data from the latest census in 2020.
“As an example, in one of our schools on Monday morning, we were missing a principal, the secretaries, the nurse, the day custodian and the cook,” says the superintendent.
Per state law, the new ferry will be named for an Alaska glacier, with the name selected through an essay contest for Alaska students.
The kelp would likely be for sale to an in-state buyer, who would process the kelp and sell it in different seafood products.
The 40-foot rocket lifted off shortly after 9 p.m. shooting more than 300 miles upward into the night sky.
When the fishing boat capsized, Grace, an 8-month-old puppy, jumped into the freezing water and was presumed lost. But a day later, the Coast Guard found her. She seemed a bit shocked, but she was alive.
The Alutiiq language has lost four speakers in the last year. Tribal leaders say that's a huge loss: Out of the 30 remaining speakers, there are just a handful of people left who are able to teach Alutiiq. That's where the Sun’aq tribe’s new master-apprentice language program comes in.
The Coast Guard encountered a flotilla of Chinese warships 46 miles off the Aleutian Islands at the end of August, inside of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone.
Biologist Jessica Crance witnessed both sightings personally, and is among a handful of living people who have seen one of this population of right whales up close since the species was devastated by commercial whaling.
The National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation into the Scandies Rose sinking has found no fault with the captain or crew but pointed to inaccurate vessel stability instructions that could have led to dangerous ice accumulation.
Margaret Hall of Kodiak wanted very badly to vote this year. She first saw the voting process up close in Minneapolis, Minnesota.