The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation announced 17 new cases on Aug. 22 and 23, marking the region’s biggest spike in cases to date.
A few days after Calista sent its letter to the school board, the district erased all mention of the proposed Donlin Gold mine.
Community leaders in Gambell are encouraging residents to get tested and practice safety measures.
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation announced 15 cases last week, the biggest spike in positive cases since the pandemic began.
CARES Act funds must be used in response to the pandemic, or else they’ll have to be paid back. But there’s some disagreement among tribes about what is an allowable expense.
Empty shelves were a common sight in Stebbins even before the coronavirus began.
The board rewrites boundaries based on federal census results, so its decisions affect who controls each chamber for 10 years.
COVID-19 caused construction delays, but now CARES Act funding will pay for five additional homes.
The Alaska Department of Transportation will only fund one airport between Newtok and Mertarvik, although both villages have over 100 residents.
Residents say the air is better, indoors and out, and they have better access to subsistence activities.