Alaska Public Media

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Alaska medical board gets earful from public over unproven COVID treatments, misinformation

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.

Amid calls to cut production, Sen. Sullivan casts natural gas as climate solution

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,”…

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