The state’s commercial fisheries industry went from $1.48 billion in 2019 to $1.04 billion in 2020. That’s a loss of 35% from the recent five-year average.
Norwegian Cruise Line will not have any trips to Alaska until the end of April at earliest.
The policy changes promote the use of de-escalation techniques, tell officers to seek medical care when needed, and require them to terminate force as soon as a person is compliant.
Over the course of two days, the Haines Health Center ceased normal appointments to give about 600 people from Haines and Klukwan their first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
Hawfinch sightings in Haines Junction are a first for the Yukon Territory and a first for Canada.
Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to anyone over the age of 18 in Haines who wants one. Vaccinations for the expanded pool of patients will begin this week.
Ortiz — who represents Wrangell, Ketchikan, Metlakatla and the southern half of Prince of Wales Island — has consistently backed mariculture as an area for economic growth in the state.
A state health department committee tasked with setting priorities for vaccination, the Alaska Vaccine Advisory Committee, decided the first wave should go to hospital employees regardless of their position.
George Nelson Jr. lived as one of 600 or so residents of Angoon, where he devoted himself to his community and his family.
Alaska’s first state ferry — the Chilkat — broke free of its moorings on Wednesday and sank during a windstorm in Anacortes, Washington.