Katie Anastas, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Anchorage will ring in the New Year with a fireworks display and outdoor activities on Friday night. The event is outdoors, and masks are optional. The Anchorage Health Department will be distributing free, at-home COVID-19 tests.
Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson on Tuesday named Cheryl Frasca as the director of the city’s Office of Management and Budget. Frasca has held the position twice before, most recently from 2009 to 2012 under then-Mayor...
Icy weather could make road travel hazardous in Southcentral Alaska on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
James Fisher was elected to Alaska's first Legislature in 1959. His children say he was patient, considerate and kind.
Last week, the district announced it would end universal masking on January 3 and switch to optional, “parent-informed” masking. At last night's school board meeting, several teachers testified against optional masking.
Valdez school district gives $1,500 to each teacher and staff member as thank you during difficult pandemic
The money comes from federal COVID-19 relief funds, and the district hopes sharing the money directly with its employees will help retain and recruit staff as the pandemic continues.
Elizabeth Ketah was the glue that held her family together, says her daughter. She was kind, forgiving and taught unconditional love.