The order, which goes into effect on Dec. 1, closes down bars and restaurants to in-person service and puts capacity restrictions on other establishments.
Oil and gas companies aren’t talking publicly about whether they’d bid. But one industry analyst says she’d expect interest in a lease sale to be “lukewarm.”
As COVID-19 cases soar in Anchorage, restaurants are bracing for the possibility of another shutdown. Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson said this week that she had no immediate plans for new emergency mandates, but noted the city may need to take action soon.
A firm led by the former top investment officer at the Alaska Permanent Fund is eyeing what could grow into a $500 million project to support the booming cargo shipping industry at Anchorage’s international airport.
Democrat Liz Snyder leads Republican Rep. Lance Pruitt, the leader of the Alaska House Republican minority caucus, by just 17 votes with an estimated 114 absentee ballots left to count.
As coronavirus cases continue to skyrocket in the state, cracks are appearing in Alaska's fragile health care system.
Congressman Don Young has been diagnosed with coronavirus. At 87, Young is the oldest member of the U.S. House of Representatives and faces an elevated risk of severe illness from COVID-19.
Alaska Gov. Dunleavy backs Trump after claims of election theft, as other Republicans congratulate Biden
Top Alaska Republicans have split on President Donald Trump’s claims that the election was stolen, with U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and U.S. Rep. Don Young both congratulating Democrat Joe Biden on his apparent victory while Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he’s standing by Trump for now.
Kotzebue native Jacqui Lambert is featured dancing the Bow and Arrow Song in front of Cook Inlet in the Biden victory video, which has been viewed at least 60 million times.
Experts say they expect to see at least some come-from-behind victories after next week’s vote count, since Republicans were more willing to vote in-person on Election Day during the COVID-19 pandemic. The big question is how many.
The state’s Division of Elections updated results a little before 1 a.m. Wednesday, showing a total of about 157,0000 votes cast statewide. More than 120,000 early absentee votes remain to be counted in a week, starting on Nov. 10.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has resisted imposing a mask mandate and maintains that such decisions are best made by local governments. But municipal officials in pockets of the state where COVID-19 is spreading fastest say they lack the legal power to require mask-wearing.
https://youtu.be/t9eirCrD4M8 For 6 years now, Dana Debernardi has been running Moose Mamas, a nonprofit committed to rescuing,...
Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s public health emergency disaster declaration is set to expire on Nov. 15. Health care providers and local governments say they need that declaration, which allows them to better respond to the pandemic.
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.
Scientists believe a massive glacial dam release - or jökulhlaup - recently occurred in Southeast Alaska.
https://youtu.be/ZzNCfp4XCLU The U.S. House Debate between Rep. Don Young and Alyse Galvin happened at Alaska Public Media...
Quinn-Davidson, a lawyer by training, says she'll work to regain trust in the city government while continuing to help residents get through the difficulties of the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s an impossible balancing act made all the more difficult because English is her second language.
Sen. Dan Sullivan can be a hard person to pin down, especially when he’s asked about President Trump’s statements and behavior.