Anchorage officials are again asking people, businesses and medical providers to donate protective equipment "immediately," including homemade masks. Despite community donations so far, Anchorage continues to face a shortage of personal protective equipment, the city says.
For Megan Litster, the only symptom was a loss of her sense of smell.
More cash aid from the state makes sense, economists say, but it may not be as simple as another PFD
Some lawmakers, led by Gov. Mike Dunleavy, say the dire, once-in-generations nature of the coronavirus pandemic requires drastic measures in response. And a number of of Alaska economists agree -- though they stress that extra spending from the Permanent Fund should done carefully, and that it comes with trade-offs.
The City and Borough of Juneau has opted out of reopening public facilities for now, and many business owners in Juneau say that while the COVID-19 closures have devastated their businesses, they’re not rushing to open their doors, either.
A seafood worker in Valdez has tested positive for COVID-19. But state health officials say they aren’t sure how the man, who works for Peter Pan Seafoods, contracted the virus because he has been in the state for a month, went through quarantine and has not left the city.
The Providence Transitional Care Center in East Anchorage is the site of the state’s largest coronavirus outbreak.
Amidst calls for police reform, Anchorage School District opts to keep School Resource Officer program
The program is used across the country and stations local police officers in public schools.
The state House race centers on an incumbent, David Eastman, who’s so polarizing that some lawmakers say he played a big role in blocking his own party from forming a majority in his chamber last year.
How Providence workers fought to contain ‘lightning speed’ coronavirus at site of Alaska’s largest outbreak
Two health care workers from the Providence Transitional Care Center in Anchorage share their stories.
The state reported 116 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. It’s the largest single-day increase and the first time the state has seen over 100 cases in one day.
On Tuesday, the Anchorage Assembly will hold its fourth day of a public hearing on the city’s controversial plan to revamp homelessness services. Many people who testified in person so far have raised concerns about the planning process and proximity of the facilities to Midtown neighborhoods.
That brings the total number of employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 at the plant to 61.
Nine environmental groups are suing the Trump administration for approving the 211-mile Ambler Road project.
Alaska Natives, Pacific Islanders have a disproportionate number of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations
Alaskans of Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander ethnicity make up 4% of the cases in the state, while they’re only 1% of the population.
Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage An Anchorage man filed a lawsuit today alleging he was sexually abused by his former Boy Scout leader....
The vast majority of the people who testified during a House Finance Committee hearing Sunday spoke out in opposition to Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget proposal.
Four people were safely evacuated from a drilling platform in Cook Inlet that caught fire Thursday morning. Download Audio
It’s been widely accepted in the science community that melting permafrost means more carbon in the atmosphere. But a new study has identified a quirk in that process. Download Audio
More and more Alaskans are heading Outside for major elective surgeries. Flying to the Lower 48 for things like knee and hip replacements can save patients and their health plans tens of thousands of dollars. Health care experts hope the practice will help put pressure on Alaska prices for those surgeries. And there is some evidence the strategy is working. Download Audio
A Cessna 208 caravan was traveling from Quinhagak to Togiak with two Hageland pilots and one passenger on board when it crashed. An emergency locator signal was received just before 1:30. Two state troopers in Dillingham took a helicopter to the scene shortly after. Listen Now