Medical supply donations have kept testing going in Anchorage – but for how much longer?

Donations are keeping testing afloat and helping to bolster emergency supply stocks.

Staff member at Chugiak High School tests positive for COVID-19

Anchorage School District staff were alerted to this information Monday afternoon.

Dunleavy administration mandates two-week quarantine for people traveling into Alaska

The number of known coronavirus cases in Alaska had also grown to 36 by Monday.

State Senate approves $1,000 stimulus checks

The Alaska Senate passed the state budget on Monday, including a $1,000 economic stimulus payment to everyone who received a permanent fund dividend last year.

‘There’s sunshine again’: Thousands of meals delivered daily to Anchorage students as coronavirus closes classrooms

On Friday, the Anchorage School District handed out more than 18,000 free meals to Anchorage students.

Troopers: Quinhagak 18-year-old killed 10-year-old Ida “Girlie” Aguchak

Jordan Mark, 18, is charged with first-degree murder, first-degree sexual abuse of a minor, kidnapping and evidence tampering in the death of Ida "Girlie Aguchak, 10.

Mat-Su COVID-19 cases were not related to travel, borough says

The first two positive tests for COVID-19 in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough were not related to patient travel, according to Borough Manager John Moosey.

City officials mandate many travelers to Juneau quarantine themselves for 14 days

Beginning Monday, many travelers coming to Juneau will be mandated to self-quarantine for 14 days.

JBER declares emergency after seven test positive for COVID-19

Seven people have tested positive for coronavirus at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson testing center, according to a Facebook post on Sunday night.

Health officials announce 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Alaska

Seven of the new cases are in Anchorage, two in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and one in Juneau.
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Two of Ketchikan’s COVID-19 patients worked at the town clinic

Two healthcare workers are among Ketchikan’s six confirmed coronavirus cases. That’s according to a Sunday afternoon news release from PeaceHealth, the Washington state-based nonprofit that runs Ketchikan’s hospital.

Anchorage mayor urges panic-shoppers to ‘stay chill’ – goods are flowing into the state without problems, shippers say

Shipments will continue to arrive at the Port of Alaska as regularly scheduled on Sundays and Tuesdays.

Recall campaign provides at-home petition signing during COVID-19 pandemic

It may not be the most prominent item in the news cycle, but Gov. Mike Dunleavy is still facing a statewide recall.

Juneau mandates quarantines for certain visitors, begins voluntary screenings at the airport

As more positive cases of COVID-19 continue to appear in Alaska, the City and Borough of Juneau is eyeing the community’s main point of entry: the airport.

As Legislature looks to pass budget and coronavirus response, the dividend is major question

As the Alaska Legislature weighs passing the budget and coronavirus relief in the coming days, lawmakers are considering how to pay for them.

Anchorage to house hundreds of homeless in unused ice rinks

Anchorage is rushing to open a new emergency shelter to try and curb the spread of the coronavirus among the homeless.

State reports additional COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 21

Seven new cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in five communities, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services said Saturday.

Three more COVID-19 cases in Ketchikan bring statewide tally to 17

Ketchikan-area officials are urging residents to “hunker down and shelter in place” after announcing three new coronavirus cases Saturday afternoon. That brings Ketchikan’s total to six cases.

Alaska telecom companies say they’re staying on top of internet demand

GCI’s modeling showed a surge of internet traffic around spring break, when the virus was expected to hit. It did just that, but the company said that so far, the spike isn’t as severe as some feared.

Hundreds of UAA students quickly move out of dorms, while some prepare to hunker down on campus

About 120 students will ride out at least part of spring semester, if not all of it, on a nearly empty campus in the middle of Anchorage.