While Alaska’s rallies and protests have remained peaceful some Alaskans have reported instances of intimidation, backlash, or resistance. More demonstrations are planned for this weekend.
The two men are asymptomatic and were moved to isolation in Unalaska testing positive for the virus.
Gabby Hiestand-Salgado, a Jesuit Volunteer working at KYUK, came up with the idea of making a film of people dancing to the same Yup’ik song from wherever they were hunkering down during the pandemic. The two Blanchett brothers, Phillip and Steven, and their band, Pamyua, were quick to help. The chosen song, Tarvarnauramken, is a…
If the Army Corps grants the mine a permit, the EPA has the authority to veto it, but mine opponents say a new letter makes that look less likely.
YKHC says the person was in Bethel when the hospital tested them positive for coronavirus.
The health corporation has been offering testing free to all arriving passengers since April 23, but fewer than half have agreed to take them.
The fall whaling season in Utqiagvik didn’t happen last year — veteran whalers said they had never gone that long without seeing a bowhead whale near Point Barrow during that time.
So far, the community has gotten three emergency fuel deliveries via airplane at 3,900 gallons a piece. But, it’s expensive.
Their chances of survival on the unnamed island are low
Kaylee King doesn’t have internet. She’s limited to calling teachers by phone and asking questions. The former excellent student is working hard just to keep up.