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LISTEN: Here’s how it feels to go to the most remote place in Alaska

Writer Sarah Gilman went to St. Matthew last year on the research vessel Tiĝlax̂, and her piece, "The Island That Humans Can't Conquer" appeared recently in Hakai Magazine.
A hand with a blue glove drops a test tube in a ziploc bag held by two green hands.

Amid COVID-19 surge in Y-K Delta, health officials call for lockdowns, school closures

Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation is recommending that 19 villages in the region enter lockdown and that all schools close their doors to in-person classes.
A basket of battered hallibut in a red-and-white paper bowl

Sealaska subsidiary’s mislabeled halibut recalled by FDA

A labeling mistake has led the FDA to order the recall of more than two tons of packaged halibut filets produced by a subsidiary of Sealaska, the Juneau-based Alaska Native regional corporation.

As coronavirus infections surge across the state, Alaska finds itself at ‘a tipping point’

Either Alaskans get the spread of the virus under control again, some health experts say, or infections will continue to multiply and could overwhelm the state’s health care system.

A torrent of Democratic absentee ballots could reverse Alaska’s Election Night vote counts

More than 75,000 Alaskans have already cast absentee ballots in this year’s election -- nearly one-fourth of the total number of votes cast in the state in the last presidential election, in 2016.
Above: Alaska, it’s time to vote. Here are three ways you can vote on or before Nov. 3, 2020: early voting, absentee voting, or in-person voting. Find out more by checking out our Election Coverage Page.

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