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Alaska Marine Lines, a subsidiary of global shipping giant Lynden, posted a notice to customers Tuesday saying prices would rise 5% on all its routes including Southeast Alaska, the Aleutian Islands and Prince William Sound.
Public records suggest an Alaska agency has been collaborating with the Pebble Mine on its permit application. And, hard-hit Anchorage restaurants prepare for more restrictions as case counts soar. Plus, Anchorage health officials say contact tracing has become too difficult.
Vaccines and a new antibody treatment hold promise in fighting COVID-19. But health-care providers face unique challenges in distributing those medicines across Alaska, with its hundreds of communities that lack road access and hospitals.
Officials at the cash-strapped university say they need to know how much the land is worth, and whether excavating gravel could provide a stream of revenue.
A 31% increase in cases in Anchorage over the last week combined with the noncooperation of some residents has significantly reduced the percentage of people contact tracers are able to reach.
The artwork of a Tlingit artist from Juneau will be featured on a new postage stamp set for distribution next year.
Text messages and meeting notes suggest DNR is working to help the mine get a federal permit
Despite rumors of an upcoming hospitality shutdown, Anchorage Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson said there will be no new mandates related to the coronavirus this week, but left the door open for new orders if virus cases continue to rise.
Newly elected Republicans have been talking about how they will organize as election results are finalized, but their narrow majorities in both houses and some stark policy disagreements mean a caucus is far from certain.
Last year, Norwegian Cruise Lines outbid competitors when it agreed to pay the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority $20 million for a 3-acre parcel of waterfront land in downtown Juneau. Now, Norwegian is moving forward with its development plans for the lot.
After a summer of pandemic disruptions and poor salmon runs, Alaska fishermen await more federal relief money
Government relief money has helped fishermen, and the state is finalizing a plan for how to spend another $50 million in federal dollars for the industry.
Meyer said the only reason he’s seeking an audit is because “so many people think our Dominion machines are faulty, corrupt and easily manipulated, and I think a lot of this is misinformation that’s coming from the national level.”
The closure comes as the district struggles to keep up with increased contact tracing and staff shortages because of COVD-19.
The recovery of the Guardian Flight’s voice recorder failed to capture the flight’s final moments that might have explained what caused the fatal crash about 22 miles west of Kake.
What will it take to get a coronavirus vaccine to Alaska's rural and remote communities? And, a shipwrecked fisherman gets an unexpected rescue. Plus, college students join a Sitka program to take in-person classes.
70-year-old Kurt Broderson was floating in a survival suit in waves the size of houses when Coast Guard rescuers arrived to save him. He says the event changed his life.
Nearly a third of residents at Heritage Place have tested positive for COVID-19, but the facility operator says that so far, no residents have been hospitalized.
The state's only electric powered school bus has in use since mid-October, and it was put to the test earlier this month, when it transported students without any problem after the temperature had dropped to 35 below.
Tor the first time since its fields were brought online, Prudhoe Bay, Kuparuk River and Alpine have no rigs running in them. But, the plan is to have rigs working on two of those fields by the end of 2021.