Lex Treinen, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
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.
A bandmember says that he was potentially infectious when he played a show in Fairbanks on June 19.
Businesses that have required customers and employees to wear masks say that they've run into some brusque opposition from those who say that such requirements are a violation of personal liberty.
Five individuals tested positive, but other attendees are showing symptoms of COVID-19. Officials say further spread is likely.
Seven of the new cases were reported among out-of-state seafood workers in the Bristol Bay region.
The administration says that when the lease to use the Sullivan Arena ends, residents will be forced out on the streets without housing.
The area was once a sprawling homeless camp that attracted preying drug dealers and invited squalor. How did it manage to clean up?
The CEO of the Alaska Aerospace Corporation admitted that Anchorage was probably not at the front of the list, but said Alaska's largest city does have some things lined up in its favor.
After another Anchorage resident died of coronavirus at an extended care facility, Anchorage officials say that they are a lot more concerned this week than last week.
Anchorage Police Chief Justin Doll said that the department has a "progressive mindset" when it comes to its use of force policies, but acknowledged there are areas where the department needs to improve.