Anchorage lost nearly 14,000 jobs in less than a year. Bars, restaurants and hotels got hit the hardest as both Alaskans and tourists stayed home.
According to the Alaska Department of Labor, January job numbers were down 7.4% from the same month in 2020 — that’s 23,000 fewer jobs.
The city has brought vaccine clinics to sports arenas, hotels and churches.
Nora Gecan started Anecdote Magazine as a platform to showcase the work of creatives.
Anchorage Health Department Director Heather Harris said the average 14-day case count is up almost 75% since last month.
Alaskans have until 11:59 p.m. Alaska time on Wednesday, March 31, to submit their applications online.
Your RV or campervan may be all tuned up and ready to drive the Alaska Highway, but Canada’s borders remain closed to all but essential travel. And don’t bother flashing your vaccination card.
The governor’s position has implications for commercial guiding permits and wilderness access on 800,000 miles of river, but Dunleavy’s message is equally about symbolism and state’s rights.
Alaska is the only place in the country that recorded deflation on a metropolitan consumer price index last year.
Andrysiak also said the Army wants to revive relationships with Alaska Native communities to teach soldiers Indigenous survival skills.