Gina remembers her mom for her warmth and her laugh and so many of the little things, too: Her mom reading “Archie” comics to her, her mom’s smile as she watched her kids ride their bikes and her love of riding in the car.
Dozens of Alaskans shared frustration and anger over pandemic restrictions, COVID-19 vaccines and what they see as the medical community’s suppression of alternative treatments for the virus at a gathering Monday at Anchorage Baptist Temple.
The cold has set in across most of Alaska and set daily record lows in places like Homer, King Salmon and Bethel.
During an hour of sharply-divided testimony, more than two dozen Alaskans largely took one of two sides: They either pleaded with the board to allow doctors to keep prescribing drugs like ivermectin to treat COVID-19, which federal regulators have warned against or they asked the board to take a clearer stand against misinformation related to the virus.
Demand for winter outdoor gear is high, but residents looking for Nordic skis, fat bikes and other winter gear are having a tough time in their search.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday declared “squaw” to be a derogatory term and kicked off a policy to change all federal place names that contain it.
Mayor Dave Bronson’s administration has seen a half dozen or so resignations or firings recently weeks among officials working on the city’s response to homelessness.
Recent supply chain disruptions related to the pandemic have put a snag on distribution across the West Coast, leading to shortages and higher prices.
Vacancy rates across the state declined sharply during the pandemic, according to a state report from September.
In the climate debate, natural gas is cast as both hero and villain. For protestors at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, producing and burning natural gas is unequivocally bad, a danger to the planet. “We cannot have any fossil fuel development if we are to have a fighting chance of staying below 1.5 degrees,”…