Jury trials remain suspended, and many people have no idea when they will get their day in court. Plus, defense attorneys say their inability to meet with clients put a damper on resolving cases through plea deals.
Hiland Mountain Correctional Center has 109 active cases of COVID-19 as of Monday. That’s up from just three cases a week ago.
Alaska reported 10 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, one of the highest daily tallies of the pandemic.
Visits with mall Santas are a hallmark of the holidays for many families, but the coronavirus pandemic has forced mall managers to make changes to the tradition.
For the next several months, there will be far fewer vaccine doses available than people who want to receive them. Which raises the difficult question of who should get it first.
The revised race route is among a list of changes to the event triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, race officials say.
With the pandemic canceling many in-person events, Alaka artists are trying to adapt by moving business online. Some say they’re making a fraction of their normal sales.
“When you are wearing your mask, you’re physically distancing, you’re keeping your social circle small, Alaskans are able to push these numbers down,” Dr. Anne Zink said at a Thursday news conference.
The New Mexico Democrat is a member of the Pueblo of Laguna tribe. If confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first Indigenous American to serve as a cabinet secretary.
As providers at the Alaska Native Medical Center began injecting workers with the new COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech this week, they started noticing something surprising: Leftover liquid in each five-dose vial, sometimes enough for a full extra dose or even two.