In this newscast: A new, better name for a downtown Juneau spot; Dillingham man wins vaccine sweepstakes; rare earthquake in Ketchikan; brown bear attacks a cyclist near Cantwell
Apart from celebrating Filipino American History Month, the festival was a time for building community and connecting Filipinos in Ketchikan with health care resources they need.
At 44, he’s half the age of Rep. Don Young, whom he supported in 2020.
A magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck Carroll Inlet, about 15 miles northeast of Ketchikan. Researchers have recorded more than 38,000 earthquakes in Alaska this year, but a state seismologist says they’re far less common in Southeast.
The woman’s name was Robin Pelkey, a 19-year-old originally from Colorado. Investigators identified her through extensive genealogy research.
There were six people on board: five passengers and a pilot. The airline said no one was injured.
Biden has said private sector employees who refuse the vaccine can opt for weekly testing instead.
Other populations of killer whales are doing well, but two pods that swam through the spill are not.
Alaska still ranks as the state with the highest case rate in the nation.
It’s a challenge for Alaska’s Redistricting Board to keep one area together without affecting others.