Troopers responded to a call from customs at around 9:30 a.m. about a “hostile subject,” and arrested Sharkey for second-degree trespassing.
The FDA first granted Pfizer’s request for an emergency use authorization, or EUA, for its COVID-19 vaccine in December. It got federal approval to include children as young as 12 years old in its vaccine trial last October.
Travel Juneau’s Liz Perry says that if any large ships come to Alaska in 2021, it’ll be very late in the season.
A UAA economist says research disputes the idea that unemployment benefits are causing people not to seek work.
On a statewide call last month, Department of Health and Social Services officials said they believe the authorization will come by the end of this month at the latest.
Nearly half of the Alaskans who responded to an online survey in March from the state health department said they had not gotten a COVID-19 vaccine yet or booked an appointment.
At least 23 cases have been linked to the Bill Weiss Tournament that was held alongside another tournament at Ketchikan High School in late April.
Focusing on community health is new for the Polynesian Association, which was forced into the role when COVID hit.
The form was intended to get a better sense of resident attitudes and concerns about getting the shot.
This summer is shaping up to be another quiet tourism season in Unalaska.