After a nonexistent tourism season, downtown hotels are especially looking forward to the arrival of lawmakers and the opportunity to make up some revenue.
On Monday night, the Assembly passed $2.3 million in CARES Act funding to create another grant program for businesses and another $2 million for grants to individuals impacted by the pandemic.
Alaska state flags were lowered to half mast Friday in honor of Jalmar “Jay” Kerttula, the only state legislator to serve as both senate president and speaker of the house.
During a public meeting Wednesday, a Norwegian Cruise Lines executive shared initial design concepts and addressed local concerns that a new cruise ship berth would lead to more cruise ship traffic.
The City of Hoonah learned Tuesday that three people tested positive for the virus.
One of the state’s new health orders allows communities to enact their own travel restrictions. It also provides guidance on in-state travel.
SEARHC began offering weekend testing clinics in July thanks to a grant from Indian Health Services. Now, that funding has run out.
Hoonah City Schools Superintendent and Principal Ralph Watkins said the student recently returned from travel outside of Hoonah and tested negative for the virus.
University of Alaska President Pat Pitney announced Wednesday that Carey will now lead the University of Alaska Southeast. Carey has been interim chancellor since July, when former Chancellor Rick Caulfield retired.
Bartlett’s emergency department has treated an unprecedented number of kids experiencing high levels of stress, thoughts of self-harm and suicide attempts over the past seven months.