Unvaccinated visitors and residents returning to Wrangell need to be tested for COVID-19, Wrangell’s assembly decided Tuesday evening.
A number of activities, like the bounce house and joust, won’t be on the schedule this year as part of the fair’s COVID-19 safety plan.
Ketchikan’s downtown cruise ship docks aren’t as quiet as they once were. But they’re not buzzing, either.
In 2014, U.S. Coast Guard officers reported a Metlakatla tribal member fishing in a closed area without a state commercial fishing permit. When they boarded the boat they found a few dozen coho salmon, which the skipper reportedly said he intended to sell.
Additional crew has been called in to cover for the workers sidelined by COVID-19.
Cruise tourism’s restart after a nearly two-year hiatus is bringing hope for a revived economy in Southeast — but also safety concerns on ship and shore.
The change is aimed at keeping the region’s sport harvest of chinook within a target allocation of 37,900 fish.
The totem pole is just the first piece of what will eventually be Huna Veteran’s Memorial Park.
Leaders of Alaska’s largest hospitals say a steep rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations is straining a health care system that’s already struggling with staffing shortages and a burned-out workforce.
While Hoonah welcomes the return of cruise ships, residents and visitors remain cautious during a recent rise in coronavirus cases in Alaska.