Another coronavirus death reported in Alaska, bringing total to six

Four Alaskans were also hospitalized, according to the most recent numbers released by the state's Department of Health and Social Services.

Skagway to offer direct aid to residents affected by halted tourism season

Tourism is Skagway’s main economy and residents rely on the summer cruise ship season for income. That’s why Skagway’s assembly passed two direct aid resolutions this week.

Bethel restaurant owners consider closing down, returning to Korea

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta communities are giving their residents a break on their water and sewer bills to offer financial relief, as well as provide more water for residents to wash their hands and their homes to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

These Y-K Delta communities, including Bethel, waiving some utility costs during COVID-19 pandemic

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta communities are giving their residents a break on their water and sewer bills to offer financial relief, as well as provide more water for residents to wash their hands and their homes to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Bethel grocers ‘significantly’ increase shipments to stores, anticipate another big shopping week

Grocery stores in Bethel are expecting another large run on goods this week, and have substantially increased the size of their shipments into Bethel to prepare.
Above: Congress has now passed three coronavirus response bills that President Trump has signed, each bigger than the last. The largest and most far-reaching is the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. Alaska Public Media’s Liz Ruskin looks at the $2.2 trillion dollar CARES Act and what it will mean for Alaskans.

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