The designation is based on things like the rate of infection among people who have not recently traveled or been in close contact with someone known to be infected.
The Legislature approved a budget last weekend that’s predicted to drain 70 percent of the cash left in that savings account, the Constitutional Budget Reserve.
As state, federal and local governments ramp up their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has sent an emergency declaration to its 31,000 citizens.
According to a civil complaint, Juan Lyle Aune of Anchorage started purchasing packs of N95 masks in late February as concern about the coronavirus in Alaska started to spread. He later sold them on eBay and Amazon at over four times their purchase price.
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly holds a special meeting on April 1, 2020.
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Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration has ordered dine-in service at restaurants and bars statewide to remain shut down until further notice, as the number of coronavirus cases in the state continues to grow.
Despite largely negative input from the public, the AIDEA board voted unanimously to support a resolution to categorize the Ambler Road project as an Arctic Infrastructure project.
A top official at Bristol Bay Area Health Corp. sent an email to other managers this month promoting the falsehood that the coronavirus pandemic is no worse than the flu and is part of a political conspiracy.
Travel restrictions has also lessened demand for passenger service.