Lex Treinen, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
A dozen of the 18 nonresident cases were reported in seafood industry workers in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, though it's currently unclear whether they were all at one facility.
Simple changes like having service providers outside the shelters and allowing people to leave their belongings over night have made a huge difference in housing rates and in the humanity of treating homelessness.
Anchorage Assembly Chair Forrest Dunbar speaking while wearing a cloth mask during a meeting on extending the civil emergency declaration in April. (Via public broadcast) The Anchorage Assembly...
Will I lose eligibility for Unemployment Insurance because of the early PFD payout? What should I do if my claim isn't being processed? Do I have to go back to work if I'm afraid of catching the coronavirus?
Suspension of research means that scientists will have more difficulty understanding why ice seals have been washing up on shore in unusual numbers over the last several years.
Organizers praised the success of the shelter and pointed to declining usage as a sign that people were being housed.
Organizers say that by reorganizing the fair as series of smaller events, they'll be able to mitigate the loss if there is a last-minute cancellation.
As Alaska moves through phases of reopening its economy, retail stores in Anchorage have been open for more than three weeks now....
Patient visits dropped by as much as 50% in emergency rooms during the height of the coronavirus fears, which doctors fear has caused unnecessary deaths in patients who aren't seeking the care they need in emergencies.
It's the second inmate in Alaska to test positive for the contagious disease.
The state also announced that an 11th staff member of Juneau's Lemon Creek Correctional Center has tested positive for the virus.
While weekly initial unemployment claims keep falling, there's lots of reasons to think that job loss could be much worse than those numbers suggest.
Most bars in Anchorage say they are planning on reopening during the first week allowed under the municipality's plan.
Two weeks after Alaska’s first inmate tested positive there’s still no clear answer of how virus got in
Inmates and advocates worry that inmates' health isn't being taken seriously, but the Department of Corrections says that the lack of any further positive cases points to the success of its protocols.
The Department of Labor says about 15,000 people have applied for the new program.
The patient, a man who was at least 80, was admitted into the South Peninsula Hospital last week.
Only a few churches around Anchorage decided to open up their doors to in-person sermons, despite new regulations that allow for such meetings.
At the Dimond Center, the first big Anchorage mall to reopen, stores are ready but customers are few
At Alaska's largest retail space, businesses have opened again, but getting customers through the doors comes with many challenges.
Responders say that they have recovered over 50,000 gallons of oily water and made progress in containment, but there is still oil making its way into the port.