Studies conducted prior to omicron showed that being outside greatly reduced the risk of COVID infection. Does omicron play by the same rules? Here's what experts say.
The phone number — 1-800-232-0233 — follows the launch earlier this week of a federal website to order the tests.
Following a discussion of procedural matters, the trial began with questioning of witnesses related to a case challenging the board’s decision to split conservative Eagle River into two Senate districts.
Forecasters warn of flooding and avalanches in Juneau as atmospheric river passes over Southeast Alaska
The heavy rain on top of new snow in higher elevations is also raising concerns about potential avalanches.
As Cook Inlet belugas slide closer to extinction, advocates are petitioning the federal government to do more.
Anchorage Assembly grills water utility manager for the first time since mayor temporarily shut off fluoride
The hour-long meeting was part of the Anchorage Assembly’s investigation into how and why the city’s fluoride got briefly turned off.
State regulators doubled down Thursday on their refusal to investigate a 2016 fuel gas leak in Cook Inlet, capping a years-long disagreement with a former commissioner over the scope of the agency’s authority.
What does it mean to be a sovereign tribe and what would state recognition mean for Alaska’s indigenous nations?
The catamarans will be operated by Goldbelt, Inc., Juneau’s urban Native corporation.
The Kodiak Crab Alliance Cooperative and local canneries agreed to $8.10 per pound.
The group organizing the recall got less than a fifth of the required signatures it needed before a Tuesday deadline.
The first person who reported seeing the Sophie Sergie’s body was Okcha Ancheta. She testified Thursday in the trial of Steven Downs, who is charged with Sergie’s murder and sexual assault.
Shaking was felt throughout Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, the Alaska Earthquake Center said.
The so-called blob that brought warm surface water temperatures to the Gulf of Alaska between 2014 and 2016 has passed. But the effects are not all in the rearview mirror.
The people who take care of and educate children under 5 years old, who are too young to be vaccinated, say they're in a special kind of hell right now.
Dunleavy, in a wide-ranging interview, also defended the state’s chief medical officer, Dr. Anne Zink. He and Zink have been among the most visible public faces of the state’s COVID-19 response.
"I was terminated in violation of my free speech rights," says Libby Bakalar.
All three of Haines’ emergency dispatchers have tested positive for COVID-19, but officials say they’ve elected to stay on the job anyway to field 911 calls from the public safety building.
Anchorage cold case took detectives from bloody clothes to genetic profile to accused killer’s chopsticks
In yet another cold case involving genetic genealogy, an Idaho man is now jailed in Alaska on charges he allegedly murdered a cab driver nearly 40 years ago.
The state has set a record harvest for Sitka herring, but a weak market will keep many of those fish in the water
Seiners landed only 16,000 tons of herring last year, which was just under half of the harvest guideline. In 2020 and 2019, there were no fisheries at all.