Liz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media
Mayor Berkowitz says safety rules will improve confidence in the market. "We're not going to worry about whether establishments are 25 or 50, or 75% open."
A Pebble Mine foe found a video she thought would make headlines. It didn't.
Alaska businesses have received $1.3 billion from one federal program "That is a ton of money. And it still feels like it's not nearly enough."
If the courts allow it, Alaska Native Corporations like Koniag will receive a share of the $8 billion Congress set aside to help tribes deal with the pandemic. Some tribal leaders say the corporations don’t deserve the money because their mission is profit.
If you’re waiting to hear about an Economic Injury Disaster Loan, take a look at your 10-digit loan application number.
PPP is a massive loan-a-thon for Northrim. The bank has employees in roles they never expected to take on.
Canada is letting returning Alaskans through its border but “you need to be prepared to just keep driving," says Sen. Dan Sullivan.
The otter doesn't seem to like starchy food "but it loves those sardines out of the can.”
Most Alaska hospitals now have enough face masks and other personal protection equipment to last a month.
"The earliest states to request a disaster declaration got this outsized share of all the money," Bloomberg News reporter says.
Congress is about to spend bilions to replenish loan and grant programs for small businesses. This time, Abby Laing of Anchorage hopes there’s something in it for her.
In Alaska, the SBA gave away $7.4 million but so far just one Alaska firm has won a COVID-19 Disaster Loan
Only one Alaska business has been approved for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan, and it's a big one.
U.S. House candidate Alyse Galvin raised more than twice as much money as incumbent congressman Don Young during the first three months of the year.
“I know there's probably great despair or fear or panic for those folks who haven't heard from their financial institution ... but I think there is more to come on this."
Alaska’s Congressional delegation says the CARES Act allows ANCs to obtain some of the money, too.
Sen. Murkowski made a point of praising the Anchorage mayor for acting quickly to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Like business owners everywhere, the owners of private medical practices are wondering how they’ll make it without the revenue that used to pay the bills.
Samaritan's Purse CEO Franklin Graham helped set the tone for Gov. Dunleavy's day of prayer and hope.
The bottleneck is becoming evident just as the PPP opens to a wider swath of the population: Self-employed Americans and independent contractors are allowed to turn in their applications starting April 10, assuming they can find a lender willing to accept them.