Lex Treinen, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Opponents argue that the ordinance would curtail family rights and religious freedom.
Fairbanks' positivity rate has been many times the state's average.
Alaska again set a one-day record for new coronavirus cases, with 231 reported on Sunday, according to the state’s coronavirus dashboard. Of those, 158 were in residents of Anchorage, where a seafood processing plant reported...
Part of the building was closed down last weekend for cleaning after another positive case.
The district says it intends to open at 'green' status, regardless of the number of cases in the borough.
A large Alaska hospitality group is asking Gov. Mike Dunleavy to implement binding, statewide mandates on the restaurant and bar industry, instead of its current recommendations, which are voluntary. In an open letter to Dunleavy,...
36 new cases were reported among nonresident seafood workers in the West Aleutians Census Area, as well as 26 cases at a Juneau processor.
Emergency rooms say they've seen an increase in patients with COVID-19 symptoms, but delays in testing and reporting means that the state's numbers could be several days behind.
Opposition to the plan has come largely from the Geneva Woods neighborhood, next to which the city intends to set up a drug and alcohol treatment center.
Nearly 80% said they supported a mask mandate.
The logo was redesigned just a few years ago, but the issue has now taken on a political tone.
The community has reported just two resident cases but council members expressed concern about limited healthcare capacity in the town of about 4,000.
Anchorage's hillside and the northern Kenai Peninsula are expected to be the hardest hit.
Hospitality industry criticizes decision to release the names of bars and restaurants with COVID-19 cases
The industry argues that it was unfairly singled out and that the announcement created confusion about where people could have been exposed.
A crowdsourcing campaign to produce ads challenging mainstream advice about using face coverings was removed from the platform for violating its terms of service.
The wildfires have burned over four million acres of Siberian forests and have reached the highest latitude of any fires recorded.
The city council voted to limit seating capacity in buildings, require face masks in public buildings, and limit campground space.
One area of confusion has been how customers need to prove a disability that might prevent them from wearing a mask to a store owner.
During the Cook expedition's short time on shore in Cook Inlet an artist aboard managed to paint a Dena'ina man. Another member of the party shot and killed a dog traded by the Natives.