They planned for months. Then everything changed. Here are their stories of rushing to the courthouse for paperwork, trying on wedding dresses by Zoom and moving their first dances from ballrooms to living rooms.
Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire that started in dry grass Wednesday in the Point MacKenzie area of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, southwest of Wasilla.
Across the city, and the state, salon owners are figuring out when and how to safely reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. It's a complicated calculus and the risks are high.
City and state officials announced they were relaxing regulations on businesses, but hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Anchorage in their vehicles on Wednesday anyway for an event meant push lawmakers to speed up the reopening of the economy.
While crude prices have continued to plummet in recent weeks, and oil companies have announced spending cuts, Monday’s price meltdown was particularly staggering.
The document is not a timetable, but a series of public health conditions officials say they need to see in order to ease current restrictions.
Governor Mike Dunleavy said Monday that the state will announce later this week dates for opening hair and nail salons, restaurants, and retail businesses with added protocols to avoid the spread of the coronavirus.
Alaska’s Congressional delegation says the CARES Act allows ANCs to obtain some of the money, too.
A first case of COVID-19 was confirmed on Kodiak Island Wednesday afternoon. According to a press release from the Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization, “The individual is not acutely ill and is staying at home.”
The announcements serve another blow to Alaska’s economy, and mean the loss of thousands of seasonal jobs.
Parks are cordoned off, essential workers wear personal protective gear, and the streets are quiet as Anchorage adjusts to the recent social distancing and hunker down orders due to the coronavirus.
A majority of incumbents appear to have kept their seats, with a tax on alcohol voted down last year on track to pass.
The Legislature approved a budget last weekend that’s predicted to drain 70 percent of the cash left in the state's primary savings account. And things will be even worse without a substantial increase in the price of oil.
Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz announced today the city is extending the hunker down order until April 14 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
State proposes $100 million loan guarantee program as hundreds of Alaska businesses seek approval for out-of-state workers
Some 600 business entities have filed plans with the state outlining how they'll safely bring out-of-state workers into Alaska to support "critical infrastructure" amid the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Wednesday.
The Alaska Senate passed the state budget on Monday, including a $1,000 economic stimulus payment to everyone who received a permanent fund dividend last year.
Seven people have tested positive for coronavirus at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson testing center, according to a Facebook post on Sunday night.
Thomas Waerner is the winner of a race hobbled by the coronavirus, which became a global pandemic as mushers raced to the finish line.
Men who tested positive for coronavirus in Fairbanks circulated in the community while contagious, state says
They're the second and third known cases of coronavirus in Alaska.
Mayor Berkowitz has banned dine-in service for food and drink at restaurants, bars and breweries. The order also closes gyms, bingo halls and theaters, and it bans gatherings of more than 50 people.