Anchorage lifts capacity restrictions for all businesses, still requires masks and social distancing
Emergency Order 19 also lifts restrictions on organized sports and group gatherings,
It’s set to be an Iditarod like no other. There’s required testing and face masks, plus a shorter trail and a smaller group of mushers signed up to compete.
Though Vivitrol has shown to be an effective way to help people with serious addictions gain enough stability to transition into permanent housing and stay there, it isn’t widely used yet.
The pandemic has exacerbated the problem of limited and expensive connectivity in Western Alaska, and residents are hoping that infrastructure investments can bridge the digital divide.
Former Alaska tribal executive still missing after his helicopter disappeared near windswept islands
The U.S. Coast Guard called off its search Wednesday for Alaska’s former top tribal health executive, Andy Teuber, a day after the helicopter he was piloting went missing near a windswept archipelago that pilots say is a notoriously tricky area to fly.
Low-income, Alaska Native, and Pacific Islander students are struggling the most with the virtual environment according to the Anchorage School District.
Phase 1c eligibility opens vaccine to those who live in multigenerational homes or in communities with limited running water or sewage system. It also opens vaccines to those deemed “essential workers."
In a prepared statement, the Coast Guard said the debris it spotted Tuesday were "consistent with" debris from Teuber's helicopter, though it did not confirm that that was the case.
State safety inspectors tried to fine Copper River Seafoods $450,000. Their commissioner blocked it.
Department of Labor commissioner Tamika Ledbetter blocked nearly $450,000 in fines against a seafood plant her own inspectors said willfully violated COVID-19 workplace safety standards, according to internal documents.
Sen. Murkowski told reporters she didn't ask the White House for a deal and was still considering a vote to confirm the OMB director.
The story starts with the police chief returning from an out-of-state trip and, instead of quarantining, coaching a wrestling practice. It ends with roughly 10% of Cordova residents in quarantine, school closures and a U.S. Coast Guard cutter aborting a supply mission because some of its crew members were exposed.
After over an hour of being chased up and down aisles by two police officers, store employees and a volunteer, the eagle tired and was carried out in a blanket and set free.
A nationwide scam is targeting family members of missing Alaskans. Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Austin McDaniel said scammers are searching social media posts to find relatives of missing people.
Galanin, who is Tlingit and Unangax̂, also works as a carver, engraver and visual artist. He is based in Sitka, Alaska.
Southcentral Foundation opens COVID-19 vaccines to all Alaskans 40 and up, teachers and child care workers
The vaccine for non-beneficiaries of the tribal health provider will be offered “as supply allows,” the tribal health care provider announced Monday.
Two close contacts of Rep. Mike Cronk and one Alaska Senate staff member have tested positive for COVID-19 since Cronk tested positive on Wednesday.
A stretch of property on East Third Avenue has been a blighted area of town for decades, but a multi-million dollar project to purchase land there could change that, and become a symbol of Anchorage's new approach to homelessness.
A week ago, parts of Texas were suffering through cold weather and prolonged power outages. And while that state continues to recover, it got us wondering: Could that kind of thing happen in Alaska?
There isn’t enough left in the piggy bank the state has used for decades to cover deficits — the Constitutional Budget Reserve — to both manage the state’s cashflow and pay even the roughly $1,000 Permanent Fund dividends Alaskans received last year.
10,000-year-old bone from Wrangell area hints how domesticated dogs may have traveled to the Americas
A dime-sized fragment of dog bone — more than ten-thousand years old — has given researchers new clues about how domesticated dogs first made their way to the Americas.