Over 145 staff and students at Kodiak High School and 300 staff and students from the district at large are absent for isolation and quarantine.
From April 2020 to July 2021, Alaska’s population increased by 932 people.
A sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in Kodiak is creating major challenges at the Kodiak Island Borough School District, including forcing Kodiak High School to close for three days this week because of employee absences.
“Unigkuat—Kodiak Alutiiq Legends” chronicles traditional Alutiiq stories and legends. A digital edition will be available on Alutiiq Museum’s website.
The new ferry will run along the Tustumena’s current route from Homer to Kodiak and out the Aleutian chain to Dutch Harbor. The Tustumena replacement has been a years-old political project in coastal Alaska.
The Department of Natural Resources announced a new proposed 10-year lease of a 14-acre kelp farm up for public comment.
The launch’s mission was to test the deployment of a dummy payload.
Shirley Marquardt and Wanetta Ayers will join the recently formed Alaska Marine Highway Operations Board.
State environmental officials say the 3,000 gallons of diesel and several hundred gallons of lubricants won’t have a significant environmental impact.
Federal investigators are heading to Kodiak after a small plane crashed Sunday afternoon shortly after takeoff.