The city is setting up pop up testing sites over the next several weeks.
In a nonbinding resolution, the Anchorage Assembly voted 9-1 to ask Gov. Mike Dunleavy to implement a statewide mask mandate.
A coalition of conservation groups are asking a judge to stop the project, arguing that officials underestimated the plan’s harm to local wildlife in their environmental assessment.
The island has the largest population of Unangan people in the world, and community leaders say they are doing everything they can to protect them.
The Goose Creek Correctional Center now has 204 cases, all of which are active, according to a spokesperson for the Department of Corrections.
Organizers announced this week that it’s too risky to hold the sprint races through the city during the coronavirus pandemic. They cited concerns about race requirements and large crowds of spectators.
After Tuesday’s count, the more than 3,000-vote advantage that yes votes have appears to be too large to be overcome by the ballots that are left to count.
A firm led by the former top investment officer at the Alaska Permanent Fund is eyeing what could grow into a $500 million project to support the booming cargo shipping industry at Anchorage’s international airport.
Conservationists are raising concerns about adding yet another stressor to an already endangered whale population — the proposed Pebble Mine.
One order requires any traveler from the road system to rural communities to quarantine until they have a negative test result.
There will be challenges with getting a COVID-19 vaccine to people, especially in rural areas like those in Alaska.
The district’s annual financial report shows many families have left the district for statewide homeschool and private school programs.
The Anchorage Assembly on Monday voted to extend the city’s emergency declaration for the sixth time, until January 15, 2021. The first declaration went into effect in March, with periodic votes to extend. In recent months COVID-19 cases have skyrocketed and hospital staffing has been increasingly strained.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta’s health corporation warns that the region’s rising COVID-19 surge could soon overwhelm the local health care system.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy is walking the line between those who think he’s not doing enough to address rising case counts to those who think he’s been overreaching in his approach.
The official "call for nominations" launches a 30-day comment period. It will also allow the Bureau of Land Management to move forward with a lease sale, which it must announce 30 days in advance.
Passengers weren't harmed, but a brown bear cub was orphaned.
Congressman Young says he's on the mend, after announcing last week that he'd tested positive for COVID -19.
Drilling crews are returning to the Niblack Project, a mineral exploration effort seeking copper, gold, silver and zinc near Prince of Wales Island’s Moira Sound.
Goodnews health clinic isn’t allowed to give rapid tests to people just because they have traveled, even though the village has a testing requirement for travelers.