Rashah McChesney, KTOO - Juneau
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.
Seven new cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in five communities, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services said Saturday.
Even though hundreds of thousands of Alaska schoolchildren have been sent home until May, the state put out a memo on Tuesday recommending that child care facilities stay open “if they can safely do so.”
The airman is one of the state’s nine confirmed cases of the virus.
Alaska shippers, store owners say ‘panic-buying’ isn’t necessary, but long lines and empty shelves persist
But store owners statewide say that while the coronavirus-induced panic-buying is straining their supplies, they’re confident nothing is going to disrupt their shipments. Overbuying is unnecessary, but not everybody is listening.
After an emergency meeting on Thursday the Alaska Folk Festival’s Board of Directors has cancelled the event.
Sayéik Gastineau Community School will be closed Friday, Mar. 13. School officials were notified on Thursday that a student was tested for “multiple viruses.” They are still waiting for the results.
Eagle River Republican Anna MacKinnon left the state Legislature in 2018, and now works as an assistant to the revenue commissioner.
The airport in Aleknagik. (Photo courtesy of the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development; Division of Community and Regional Affairs’ Community Photo Library) Last year, the state’s...
Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced Tuesday that he has appointed Lucinda Mahoney to be the state’s newest Department of Revenue commissioner.
The Juneau police officer who shot and killed a man while responding to a 911 call last month has returned to duty.
The three Republicans -- Mike Shower, Shelley Hughes and Lora Reinbold -- broke from their caucus on a vote last year setting the Permanent Fund dividend amount.
Juneau resident Neil Steininger started Tuesday, just in time for the first day of the legislative session.
The order blocks the Recall Dunleavy campaign from gathering signatures to put the question on the ballot until the Alaska Supreme Court reviews the case.
After more than a decade on the Alaska Supreme Court, Justice Craig Stowers is stepping down. He’s set to retire on June 1.
Some are questioning why the man who was killed provoked police, and others are asking whether it was necessary to use lethal force.
Tammie Willis staffs a Pride table during Pride in the Park in 2019 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Tammie Willis) A Kenai Peninsula woman is in hiding after...