The Trump administration joined with tribes to get vaccines to rural and Indigenous Alaskans. Here’s how.
After a year of pleading for access to COVID-19 testing and protective equipment, tribal health-care leaders say that a vaccine partnership with the Trump administration has brought good access to doses for rural areas and a measure of relief amid an unrelenting public health crisis.
Alaska is expected to add jobs in 2021, but at a slow pace.
Tribal health care providers have mobilized a massive effort that’s delivering thousands of doses to remote parts of the state, evoking the Serum Run that delivered lifesaving diphtheria treatment to Nome a century ago.
"They want comics to read or graphic novels or they want to play a role playing game just to get away from the real world for a few hours."
Members of Congress are eligible for early access to vaccine doses to help ensure continued functioning of government, and a small number of staffers were also offered shots starting early this week.
Bars and restaurants will be able to reopen to indoor service at 25% capacity starting New Year’s Day.
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Jury trials remain suspended, and many people have no idea when they will get their day in court. Plus, defense attorneys say their inability to meet with clients put a damper on resolving cases through plea deals.