Anchorage’s main tribal health care provider is opening up COVID-19 vaccines to all Alaskans age 40 and older, plus K-12 teachers and childcare workers.
A 22-page final report released on Thursday culminates two years of data collected from water, sediment and fish tissue in three transboundary watersheds that straddle the frontier. And now, Alaska and British Columbia governments say their work is done.
The Legislature requires that everyone who works in the Capitol — including all legislators, staff members and news reporters — undergo rapid tests for the coronavirus every four or five days.
In Unalaska, many teachers didn’t do anything special in their classrooms last month because they are working to include Black history and perspectives in their lesson plans year-round.
Ketchikan beaches have elevated levels of bacteria that could make people sick even without dozens of cruise ships sailing through the Inside Passage and discharging wastewater.
A dime-sized fragment of dog bone — more than ten-thousand years old — has given researchers new clues about how domesticated dogs first made their way to the Americas.
In a state that’s doing well with vaccinations, the community of Sitka is doing very well: More than half of the eligible population has been vaccinated against COVID-19, and that now includes teenagers 16 and over — making Sitka one of the first places in the nation where this has been possible. Sitka’s success is…
As of late Saturday, there have been no slides in the Behrends Avenue Area. But, the weather is about to take a turn for the worse.
The Haines school superintendent wouldn’t say if the individual was a student or not. State public health officials completed a contact tracing investigation and notified all close contacts.
The U.S. Interior Department said there would be no searching for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this winter because Kaktovik Iñupiat Corp. failed to meet a key deadline. In a strongly-worded statement Thursday, KIC said the Interior provided a “blatant mischaracterization” of what happened.
The money is supposed to be used to help with COVID-19 testing and administering vaccines. And, each grant comes with the requirement that at least 10% has to go toward activities that address obstacles to health, like poverty or discrimination.
Debbie Driscoll from AEL&P said Juneau’s been hit by unusually bad storms and icing conditions since the fall, though she understands customers’ frustration.
City officials recommend that residents in the avalanche zone of the Behrends neighborhood in downtown Juneau evacuate their homes.
Rep. Sara Rasmussen said the speech demonstrates a continued double standard where it is not acceptable to attribute a man’s success to his appearance, but it is acceptable to do so for a woman.
Alaska scientists have discovered 10 cases of a new strain of the coronavirus that researchers say is more contagious and possibly better at defeating vaccines.
Solarize the Kenai estimates that the average homeowner could cover half of their home’s energy needs with 12 panels and save over $10,000 in the next 15 years.
Unalaska’s port director says attempts to eliminate the Aleutians from the AMHS route have been ongoing for about two years.