Alaska’s largest rural air carrier, RavnAir Group, says it’s cutting its service by 90% amid a coronavirus-driven crash in revenue — a move that could leave dozens of rural villages with deeply diminished air service.
A dozen dental assistants formed a factory line and began assembling the masks.
Legislators who represent the bulk of Alaska’s villages are asking the state’s congressional delegation to try to extend the deadline for Alaskans to get REAL ID-compliant identification.
Supplies of certain products have run low in Alaska because of people stocking up in the wake of coronavirus concerns. In Bristol Bay, several grocery stores are preparing to offset the wave of product shortages in the region.
Bethel resident Becky Trimble says she has lived in the United States since she was three days old. She didn’t know she wasn’t a U.S. citizen until she was 22.
Iditarod mushers will still be finishing on Front Street in Nome next week, but the city of Nome will not be hosting any festivities.
The Cama-i Dance Festival in Bethel has been postponed until fall 2020 out of concerns over the coronavirus.
The Trump administration last month proposed to narrow the scope of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. That could have profound impacts on how industry players approach development in Alaska.
The federal government has laid out how it wants to clean up the site, and it wants to make sure the affected communities weigh in.
Offsetting a project’s potential impacts to wetlands usually means restoring or protecting wetlands that serve the same purpose as those being altered or destroyed by development. But Pebble is proposing to do something different.