State Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink said there has been a significant increase in cases over the past 24 hours.
The Alaska Higher Education Investment Fund has been under threat of being emptied of more than $400 million as a result of legislative budget fights.
A note left with the newborn said the family could not care for the baby, who was wrapped in a blanket inside a cardboard box.
The Alaska State Troopers have gotten several reports of aggressive moose encounters, two of which involved injuries.
The 65-year-old Johnson was arrested Oct. 4 and since then has been held at Fairbanks Correction Center.
Extreme winds and cold temperatures have affected the areas. At one point over the weekend, 20,000 households in Mat-Su lost power.
Another foot of snow fell in Fairbanks Tuesday into Wednesday and the community continues to deal with rough road conditions and power outages caused by falling trees.
Much of Interior Alaska is still dealing with a Christmas storm that dumped snow and rain across the region.
National Weather Service weather experts are cautioning residents of Interior Alaska to monitor snow load on roofs after a powerful storm moved through the region, coating buildings with snow and ice.
Alaska’s first homicide case built on genetic genealogy is set to go to trial next month.