Snails and mussels are particularly important to commercially harvested fish like halibut and yellowfin sole, along with being prey for the Pacific walruses.
The rise in fentanyl has prompted the state to start giving out a more powerful overdose-reversing medicine.
The U.S. is enduring its worst poultry health disaster, with some 52.7 million birds dead. Unlike another recent outbreaks, this one has lasted through the summer — and it’s still going strong.
Her heirs are expected to get about a $1 million of the judgment.
Casey Sixkiller, the Region 10 administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, has sent a recommendation to EPA headquarters to protect the area by vetoing the proposed mine.
In this newscast: Juneau public health officials warn that this flu and respiratory virus season is likely to be more severe than usual; Federal safety investigators are calling for new, more restrictive regulations on flightseeing tours in the Ketchikan area after a series of crashes; Students were evacuated from Kodiak’s North Star Elementary after a suspicious package was reported Wednesday; A member of a national committee researching PFAS health effects shared information about the project
Seasonal flu activity is increasing substantially across the state, and the rate is especially high in Southeast Alaska.
Weeks after announcing that Kroger and Albertsons grocery stores will merge, the corporations have no explanation for how it will affect customers in Alaska.
Of all U.S. states, Alaska in 2020 had the nation’s third-highest rates of syphilis and chlamydia.
The Biden administration gave $75 million in aid to the three communities in Alaska and Washington. Eight other Tribal communities received an additional $40 million.