The restriction is a conservation measure following the herd’s dramatic population drop to half the size that it was three years ago.
The impacts of the coronavirus continue to reverberate across Alaska, including its oil fields.
Alaska had planned for a record-number of cruise ship passengers this year. Then came the pandemic. Now, across cruise lines, at least 360 sailings to Alaska have been called off so far.
Pedro John Mark Active was arrested on May 1, five months after a 15-year-old girl reported that he assaulted her while she slept on November 3, 2019.
In March, flights in the Northwest Arctic Borough to surrounding communities were suspended.
The plan would connect the energy utilities from Fairbanks to Seward.
Lawmakers met on Wednesday to hear from health care providers and labor leaders about their concerns as workplaces in Alaska reopen.
The state health mandate that requires a 14-day quarantine for people who arrive from out-of-state is set to expire Friday. After that, visitors and Alaskans returning to the state will be asked to take a test within 72 hours of boarding an Alaska-bound flight.
But, unlike other periods of significant job loss in Alaska’s history, this one may be short lived.
The Tustumena ferry’s sailings were canceled after a crew member tested positive for COVID-19 Saturday.
ConocoPhillips plans to resume normal production operations on Alaska’s North Slope in July, a spokesperson said, after a reduction this month that the company attributed to low prices and a global oversupply of oil.
On the day they were supposed to travel to Naknek, the results for three of the workers came back positive. All 150 of the workers were told they had to quarantine for an additional 11 days, the complaint alleges.
Weaver Lily Hope created a similar mask as part of an online art competition in April.
Carnival and Royal Caribbean already announced that they wouldn't be sailing to Alaska.
The employee became sick last Wednesday and took a COVID-19 test.
Pebble Chief Executive Tom Collier said it’s the most significant day for the proposed mine n 15 years.
The resolution says that people should wear masks in public spaces, like at work if you interact with the public, or while riding taxis, but the city doesn't have the authority to enforce it.
This latest case is a resident of Unalakleet unlike the first one which was identified as a non-resident of the community over the weekend.
USFWS is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information about the illegal killing of walruses in the Bristol Bay region.
The state of Alaska now has the power to veto Pebble's federal permit. But the opportunity won't last long, and mine opponents aren't hopeful.