The week-long festival celebrates the fishing village's Norwegian heritage.
The number of Alaskans diagnosed with COVID-19 had grown to 147, up from 143 cases a day earlier.
The new numbers double last week's record-setting claims, and reflect a nationwide trend.
Alaska's largest rural air carrier, RavnAir Group, says it's cutting its service by 90 percent amid a coronavirus-driven crash in revenue -- a move that could leave dozens of rural villages without passenger air service and no other reliable link to the road system.
While repair work has been allowed to continue, some personnel essential for safety certification and provisioning the boat aren't allowed to return to work.
The Guard’s planes and helicopters could be key to moving sick people from rural Alaska to advanced medical care.
Most of the cases in the small town are thought to stem from one or two people who brought the virus back from a trip. But has anyone tested positive without a clear sense of where they caught it?
The Small Business Administration will provide $10,000 "loan advances" to companies hurt by the coronavirus. But you don’t have to be a traditional company, and you don't have to pay it back.
The Alaska National Guard mobilizes to help airlift COVID-19 patients from rural Alaska. Plus: What we can learn from Alaskans' response to the 1964 earthquake. And, some advice from a parent who home schools her children.
Meanwhile, the number of Alaskans diagnosed with COVID-19 grew to 143 by Wednesday, up 10 from the day before.
The Legislature approved a budget last weekend that’s predicted to drain 70 percent of the cash left in the state's primary savings account. And things will be even worse without a substantial increase in the price of oil.
An Alaskan is facing thousands of dollars in fines for alleged price gouging on N95 masks.
A third resident has tested positive for COVID-19 at the Denali Center long-term care facility in Fairbanks, according to Foundation Health Partners.
For many students in Alaska, Tuesday marked the first day of school ... all over again. In the state's largest district, thousands of teachers and students logged on to give online learning a try.
While concerns over the coronavirus have knocked out Alaska’s cruise industry for the time being, a question remains about where the huge ships will wait out the pandemic.
Anticipating more coronavirus cases, officials in Anchorage are racing to bring more medical beds online, scrounging for equipment, and even preparing potential mortuary spaces.
In Alaska Interrupted, we hope to share the stories of regular people and offer listeners a measure of solidarity during a tough, lonely time.
State health officials focus their attention on Fairbanks as they fight the spread of COVID-19. Plus: Faith leaders in Alaska get creative as they move services online. And, families settle in as students begin online coursework.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alaska grew to 133 by Tuesday, with two more Alaskans hospitalized.
The filing deadline was supposed to be March 31, but an emergency bill passed by the legislature extended the filing period until the end of April.