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The Seattle-based company said it will start issuing formal warnings to any passengers who don't wear a face covering, though there will be exceptions.
While in-person ttendance is still lower than before the pandemic, churches have added an online component to their services.
The Ambler Road project has been a lightning rod for controversy for years, pitting the desire to expand business and mining interests in the state against the concerns over impacts to the environment and subsistence
If approved, the $500,000 would go to aerial photography of the proposed route, public outreach and the hiring of program manager, among other items.
While the area is made up of tundra, lake core studies show that naturally-occurring fires happened fairly regularly.
A Kotzebue resident has tested positive for COVID-19, Maniilaq Association officials announced Friday night. That marks the third case in the city and fourth in Maniilaq’s service area, which covers the Northwest Arctic Borough and the village of Point Hope.
Maniilaq says that with increased testing in Kotzebue and in smaller villages, the regional health corporation says that demand for testing has gone up.
A resident from the North Slope Borough has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first positive case in the region.
The pilot of a charter plane is dead after crashing near Teshekpuk Lake southeast of Utqiagvik Thursday night.
It's only the second time Donny Olson (D-Golovin) has faced a challenger in his two decades.
In 2002, scientists counted two active beaver dams in the region of the Baldwin Peninsula. Now there are 98, which scientists and locals say is contributing to climate change and affecting salmon spawning.
Three rural boroughs will get considerably more funding than Dunleavy originally proposed.
Tribal governments, including some in Alaska, say that CARES Act funding should not be going to for-profit Alaska Native Corporations.
The veto comes after the state previously solicited donations from the public to fund DMV staff travel to rural villages to implement the federally-mandated REAL IDs.
Citing coronavirus disaster, Alaska’s investment authority wants to bypass regulations to fund Ambler Road Project
Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Project (Graphic courtesy Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority) Citing Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s coronavirus emergency declaration, the state’s investment authority is looking to...
As coronavirus spreads across the state, the North Slope Borough has suspended air, sea and land entry into any of the borough’s eight village communities.
Legislators who represent the bulk of Alaska’s villages are asking the state’s congressional delegation to try to extend the deadline for Alaskans to get REAL ID-compliant identification. The request comes amid concerns over the coronavirus.
While coronavirus causes concern in communities across the state, heavy winter storms have knocked out the village of Savoonga’s power twice in the last week.
As the leading Iditarod mushers approach the finish line in Nome, a different sled dog race has been crippled by the coronavirus.
In a statement, the ASAA says “MarchMadness Alaska is possibly the largest statewide gathering each year and ASAA would not be acting responsibly if we were to host this year’s event.”