Health officials say the state is still far from reaching herd immunity — a point where enough people are protected from the virus that it no longer spreads easily through the population.
All eight candidates will meet with UAA students and staff and attend community forums next week.
In a win for Alaska tribes, the Biden Administration has cancelled the sale of a National Archives building in Seattle, citing a lack of tribal consultation.
The order comes as misdemeanor trials are set to resume April 19 and felony trials June 1, after being mostly put on pause for more than a year due to the pandemic.
A single case of the B.1.351 variant was detected last month in the Anchorage-Mat-Su area.
The Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center says five different avalanches crossed the upper stretch of the road.
Legislators expected the scholarship to give out more money over time, but after a few years of initial growth, its use has steadily declined.
Some Alaska inmates who committed crimes as juveniles, and were tried as adults, face long prison sentences without the possibility of getting out on parole for decades. One Alaska senator wants to change that.
While the CARES Act was big, with an $8 billion fund for tribal governments nationwide, the American Rescue Plan has $20 billion for tribes.
Anchorage Costco customers have been sharing online stories about ravens stealing groceries. Biologists say the behavior could spread.