Tag: Community Health
The state has reported 110 cases at the facility, which is the state's largest prison.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says he’s considering cutting Alaska’s bypass mail program to save money.
Sinking permafrost has caused basketball hoops to tilt and fall in Newtok, but kids are still finding ways to play their favorite sport.
Nelson Kempf was one of 24 Alaskan artists to recieve a $7,500 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation and he says he'll use it to make a uniquely Alaskan album.
The community has reported just two resident cases but council members expressed concern about limited healthcare capacity in the town of about 4,000.
Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink said that Alaskans can slow the spread of COVID-19 by minimizing contact with micro-droplets from others in the air.
Southeast lawmaker is counting on the $5 billion Alaska squirreled away this year for future dividends
The constitutionally-protected portion of the Alaska Permanent Fund got a nearly $5 billion boost as the fiscal year drew to a close last month.
The items, which currently sit at the museum of the University of Maine, could be returned to Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, under a federal law that allows for the removal of such objects.
The killing of George Floyd by a white police officer is just the latest version of a story heard way too often in America. Eric Gardner, Breanna Taylor and Aumaud Arbery are just a few of the Black lives that have been cut short due to the entrenched, systemic racism persistent in American culture.
The Rawandan Genocide, the Holocaust, and the ongoing plight of the Rohingya people, are just a few examples of the human capacity to persecute others for being different than ourselves.
Alaskans are heading back to work. But many daycare centers and camps are closed. Those that are open are operating under new rules and with limited capacity. How will camps and child care centers make sure they keep kids safe? And how will parents cope if they can't find childcare?
Doing schoolwork at home is tough, especially in rural villages where internet is limited and access to teachers requires a phone call. But that’s what many students have been forced to do during the coronavirus pandemic.
Police say the man, when asked why he was shooting, said he'd "seen it in a movie"
Can an old dog learn new tricks? In his book, "Our Wisdom Years," psychologist Dr. Garfield makes the case that as we enter our 60s, 70s and 80s, we are actually entering into a “developmental stage.”
Eight communities in the Bering Strait region still lack VPSOs.
Prentiss Pemberton is opening up the phone lines for you to share stories of grace and compassion over the last 2 months.
On Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, businesses hit hard during last summer’s wildfires are facing another season of uncertainty
As business owners look to this season for some sort of normalcy and a chance to recoup financial losses, they’re facing a new challenge: a global pandemic.
Reopening Alaska's economy is something some Alaskans desperately want while others urge caution as the coronavirus pandemic continues. THow will this work in practice and how do we know it isn’t too soon?
Limited or no road access means many rural Alaska communities face challenges in delivering health care. With the additional strain COVID-19 is putting on...
Alaskans have been under orders to shelter-in-place to stop the spread of the coronavirus. But many still have questions about how coronavirus spreads. So we invited to two doctors to answer them.