In the wake of George Floyd's killing, Anchorage officials discuss police practices in the city. And, with the upcoming school year uncertain, more parents in Anchorage consider home schooling. Plus, Ketchikan prepares to welcome small cruise ships to town.
Alaskans protest peacefully across the state in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. And, Alaska's hospitals struggle to recover from the pandemic financially. Plus, staff in a Juneau nursing home adjust their activities to stay safe during the pandemic.
The state prepares for out of state travelers arriving with proof that they're COVID free. And, some fear a planned protest in Palmer could turn violent. Plus: child care advocates in Alaska push for funding and reform.
Alaskans respond to a political dust up between Senator Murkowski and President Trump. And, one of the first Alaskans to contract COVID-19 describes his experience. Plus, mountain-bike enthusiasts in Sitka enjoy a new trail.
Some Fairbanks businesses face backlash after anti-racism rallies. And, the city of Palmer suspends its police chief after inflammatory social media posts resurface. Plus, residents in Bethel host a rally for George Floyd.
Homeless advocates hope the pandemic inspires long-term change. And, Alaskans with family in nursing homes wait for in-person visits to restart. Plus, How teens in Aniak started a rescue effort after a recent plane crash.
Seafood companies are putting their coronavirus plans to the test. And, hundreds of Alaskans rallied last weekend to protest the death of George Floyd. Plus: Alaska's Native Youth Olympians compete online.
Canadian officials extend their ban on cruise ships until the end of October. And, Alaska's farmers prepare for increased interest in homegrown food. Plus: a merger shakes up Alaska's seafood industry.
Amidst a budget crisis University of Alaska leaders propose campus mergers. And, Oil company BP shares a digital program it uses to track worker health. Plus: an ecologist tries to crowd source information about fungi.
Some healthcare workers and labor leaders express concern as Alaska reopens. And, the Fairbanks visitors office begins a local marketing strategy. Plus: researchers continue to look into a mass seal death in the Bering and Chukchi seas.
Organizers try to regroup after cancelling this year's Alaska State Fair. And, you can add bikes to the list of things that are hard to find during the pandemic. Plus: businesses in Ketchikan navigate reopening.
The city of Juneau is prepared to spend a million dollars to keep childcare centers open in the city:
Alaska health officials work to train hundreds of new coronavirus contact tracers. And the city of Anchorage follows the state's lead on reopening, with a few more rules.
Alaska’s latest plan to get North Slope natural gas to market has environmental approval from federal energy regulators. Also: The state says there's no timeline for bringing back its budget transparency tool. And the commercial Copper River fishery is on pause, with low fish returns.
The Alaska legislature approves spending more than a billion dollars in federal coronavirus aid. And, what data is influencing Alaska leaders as they move to reopen. Plus: a study of a potential COVID-19 treatment comes to Alaska.
Alaska's lawmakers pass bills to spend federal coronavirus funds. And, North Slope oil production creeps back up. Plus: Who was Joe Spenard?
A village in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta is in lock down after a confirmed case of COVID-19. And, some Alaska couples get married in spite of the pandemic. Plus: a seasonal worker that traveled to Dillingham tests positive for COVID-19.
An Alaska buyer hopes to scoop up Ravn's assets. And, high school seniors, and teachers, in Anchorage mourn the loss of a traditional graduation ceremony. Plus, A look back at the life of former Lt. Governor Byron Mallott.
State officials consider whether to maintain the 14 day quarantine for out of state visitors. And, more girls allege a Bethel elementary school principal abused them. Plus: some restaurants are choosing to remain closed to dine in customers.
An investigation sheds more light on a Bethel elementary school principal's inappropriate behavior. And, The Calista Corporation seeks to form a federally-recognized tribal government in the Yukon-Kuskowim Delta. Plus: New federal rules change Title IX regulations on college campuses.