Gross’s campaign has more than $5 million in funds, according to the most recent federal filings. Both of his opponents have raised no money.
The State of Alaska is filing a lawsuit in federal court alleging the U.S. Office of Subsistence Management has overstepped its authority.
In this newscast: The state of Alaska is filing a lawsuit in federal court, alleging the U.S. Office of Subsistence Management has overstepped its authority; Hear from three candidates running against Dan Sullivan for the U.S. Senate race to represent Alaska; The Southeast community of Angoon is now requiring face coverings in most public places; An Anchorage diner owner who kept his restaurant open in defiance of a city order says the business will be open for takeout only.
Some 30 close contacts of Kake’s first COVID-19 patient have been cleared of the virus.
Alaskans of Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander ethnicity make up 4% of the cases in the state, while they’re only 1% of the population.
The action faces likely legal challenges, and some experts and politicians say it might never be implemented.
The language revitalization effort is modeled after Hawaii’s successful program, with the goal to offer Native language in all Alaska schools, from pre-kindergarten to college.
The first and only cruise ship to sail in Southeast Alaska during the pandemic turned around with a COVID-19 case on board.
A Juneau couple returning home were forced to do a 400-mile U-turn, with no explanation.
The trio of employees with mild symptoms — as well as a “small number” of identified as close contacts at the underground gold mine had returned to Juneau but did not need to be hospitalized, the company said.