Drillers will be back on the mountain around the clock after a year-long hiatus at a mining project near Haines and Klukwan.
Newly discovered toxic chemicals at the site make the state-run project more complicated, and some residents don’t think the environmental oversight goes far enough to keep them safe.
It’s an incremental step in the solution to a complicated issue, but it shows the state legislature supports communities that are hurting without cruise tourism this summer.
The federal government held its ground on Wednesday against calls to roll back restrictions on cruise ship sailings.
It’s a complete turnaround from the company’s policy just a month ago when UnCruise Adventures planned to keep passengers in a bubble away from Alaska communities.
Money from the American Rescue Plan will come to Alaskans directly and indirectly.
It’s hard to nail down one cause of preterm birth or why numbers are going up, but it can be an indicator of other health problems in play.
There’s limited vaccine testing data on pregnant women. So even though they can get vaccinated, many are wrestling with the question of whether or not they should.
The raffle is the first of its kind in Alaska. But other states like Arizona and Wyoming have similar systems. In Wyoming, the raffle raised more than a million dollars this year.
It’s been over a week since Spot, a 4-month-old kitten, clawed out of the sunroof of a Haines couple’s vehicle and got lost somewhere on the car deck of the Matanuska.