Video footage indicates that as many as 60 people could have been exposed at the Norwegian Rat that night.
The city is considering what kind of action it could take against the crew members who knew they may have been COVID-positive and still breached quarantine to visit the saloon.
The blowback of Hayden’s ouster was immediate, especially among stakeholders advocating for Indigenous voices in fisheries management.
St. Paul has implemented a two-week hunker-down order after officials confirmed the island’s first case of COVID-19 Wednesday.
A group of Bering Sea crabbers say they want more time to catch their quota before the state shuts down their season next week.
Despite difficulties with getting access to COVID-19 vaccines earlier in the year, roughly 1,800 people in Unalaska were vaccinated at a mass vaccination clinic on Thursday.
The remote island of 375 residents has been expecting its fuel barge for more than two months, but it hasn’t arrived.
The project is meant to create a space — amidst the coronavirus pandemic — where different generations of Alaska Natives can safely connect, according to APIA Youth Services coordinator Jenna Larson.
The legal filing does not necessarily mean that the Biden administration will come out in favor of the swap or the road. An Interior department spokesperson said the policy is under review.
The Department of Fish and Game says “it’s hard to get them out of those rafters.”