The cruise tourism restart after a nearly two-year hiatus is bringing hope for a revived economy, but also concerns about the safety of the tourists and Alaskans alike.
The White House is strongly considering requiring federal employees to show proof they’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus or otherwise submit to regular testing and wear a mask — a potentially major shift in policy that reflects growing concerns about the spread of the more infectious delta variant.
The state is conducting surveys in the refuge to advance a controversial road for King Cove. It needs permits to continue.
One Anchorage hospital has postponed non-emergency surgeries, and health care executives around the state pleaded with Alaskans to get vaccinated during an unusual news conference Tuesday.
In a reversal of its earlier position, the agency is now recommending that some fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors if they live in areas with significant or high spread, which includes most of Alaska.
With Tuesday's announcement that some vaccinated people should mask up again in certain situations because of the spread of the highly contagious delta variant, you might be confused about whether you need to mask up again.
Johnston’s resignation comes at a key moment for city government, as a new mayor, Dave Bronson, was sworn in last month.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta is the second largest region in the United States without access to broadband internet, but not for much longer.
An Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority decision to lease more than 10,000 acres north of Ester and near Fox to an Australia-based gold-mining company has alarmed people who live in the area and many others who go there to enjoy hiking, biking and other forms of recreation and subsistence.
The wreckage was found in a steep, mountainous area of Eagle River Valley in Chugach State Park. Recovery efforts were underway throughout the day Tuesday.
“A lot of big-name swimmers come from big, powerhouse clubs,” Jacoby said. “Me coming from a small club, in a state with such a small population, really shows everyone that you can do it no matter where you’re from.”
The company says it’s the first time a fully vaccinated guest has tested positive for the disease on its ships.
Lydia Jacoby won Alaska’s first Olympic swimming gold medal Monday night, beating the world and Olympic record holders in the women’s 100-meter breaststroke.
Danielle Wakefield was devastated when she discovered the diamond had fallen out of her ring, the only thing she had from her late father. Then, she put a message on Facebook asking for help.
Almost five years ago, Ronn Hemstock went for his regular 6 a.m. walk around the airport runway in Seward with his dog, Dax. It wasn't long until his morning stroll turned terrifying.
Seventeen-year-old Alaska swimmer Lydia Jacoby of Seward has a shot at an Olympic medal in the 100-meter breaststroke Monday at the Tokyo games.
The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines.
As part of the pageant, Madison showcased her traditional Iñupiaq dancing, while drummers played along.
The Bronson campaign's finance reports were not "even close to compliant" until the day of the run-off election, according to staff from the Alaska Public Offices Commission.
The state party wants Murkowski to lose, but to L48 Republicans, she's still got it.