Rashah McChesney, KTOO - Juneau
46 residents and 14 non-residents tested positive.
Without the bodycam footage of the incident, the parents of a man shot by police say they haven't been able to understand what happened to their son in his final hour.
A Juneau police officer shot and killed Michael Stephens in late December, but a state investigation found the officer's use of deadly force was justified. Now, the victim's parents are filing a wrongful death lawsuit and asking for reform of Juneau's Police Department.
25 of the cases were reported in Anchorage
The number of people currently in the hospital with COVID-19 in Alaska nearly doubled between Monday and Tuesday.
During Monday evening’s city assembly meeting, Mayor Beth Weldon said she traveled to the Lower 48 to move her son out of his college dorm. When she came back, she started her 14-day quarantine, and then started to feel sick.
Those infected with the virus are a mix of residents and caregivers at the Providence Transitional Care Center -- a skilled nursing facility in Anchorage. They’re among 27 new Alaskans that state health officials announced had the virus on Sunday.
A seafood worker in Valdez has tested positive for COVID-19. But state health officials say they aren’t sure how the man, who works for Peter Pan Seafoods, contracted the virus because he has been in the state for a month, went through quarantine and has not left the city.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the project to get North Slope natural gas to a facility on the Kenai Peninsula, from where it could be exported to world markets.
The City and Borough of Juneau has opted out of reopening public facilities for now, and many business owners in Juneau say that while the COVID-19 closures have devastated their businesses, they’re not rushing to open their doors, either.
Onlookers estimated the fire spread to about 15 acres as officials and volunteers tried to contain it.
After 41 straight days of climbing COVID-19 infection numbers, the state of Alaska reported no new confirmed cases of the virus on Friday.
Officials reported no new deaths or hospitalizations. And so far, 9,655 tests have been done for the virus in the state.
The two new confirmed cases bring the total number of Covid-positive staff members at Juneau's jail to 6, but officials say that no inmates have tested positive.
Eleven more Alaskans were diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday. The newly diagnosed Alaskans are nine people from Anchorage, and one each from the Matanuska Susitna Borough and Prince of Wales island.
State officials put out a list on Tuesday that clarifies which procedures are classified as “elective” and guidance on how long they could be delayed, ranging from weeks to months. Abortion is on that list.
This transmission electron microscope image shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The virus was isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab....
The number of Alaskans diagnosed with COVID-19 grew to 157 by Friday, no new deaths were reported.
A rural Alaska air carrier has agreed to step in and fly into North Slope communities that RavnAir said today it will no longer be able to serve.
State officials pleaded with Alaskans on Thursday to stay home to avoid overrunning the health care system, but they did not go as far as ordering residents to shelter in place.
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