A man stands in front of a tan building with dark red trim

Beloved Moose is Loose bakery in Soldotna to reopen under new ownership

Niko Nikolich will take over the bakery that has been closed since 2019, and add new options like 16 ice cream flavors, an assemblage of coffee gadgets and a pizza oven.
People gather in a snowy field as a smoke rises from a building

Tuluksak gets access to running water 45 days after fire destroyed its only clean water source

A fire destroyed the community’s water purification plant and washeteria in mid-January. From then until the first week of March, residents had been living on donations of bottled water.
A grey silo next to a tan building

Nearly 50 years after it was shut down, Army releases plan to get rid of Alaska’s first and only nuclear power plant

The Army Corps of Engineers has issued a document that outlines plans to decommission and dismantle Alaska’s first and only nuclear power plant — the old SM-1A at Fort Greely.
A white man gestures at a podium

GOP Gov. Dunleavy says he’s recovered from COVID-19, and nudges Alaskans on vaccines

Alaska Republican Governor Mike Dunleavy said Friday that he’s feeling better and nearing the end of his isolation after getting sick with COVID-19 — and, he added, he didn’t even lose his sense of smell or taste
Barren shelves in a grocery store.

A year of pandemic: What was the moment when you realized everything had changed ?

The coronavirus has turned so much that we took for granted upside down. Tell us about the moment you first realized just how much life would change.
Above: Women of color have often been overlooked when it comes to documenting Alaska’s history. The “Extra Tough: Women of the North” exhibit highlights more than 30 women from before and after statehood, including former state legislator Thelma Buchholdt, who was the first Philippine-born woman legislator in the country. Alaska Public Media’s Jeff Chen spoke with Buchholdt’s daughter, Titania, and has this profile.

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