It’s the ninth case of an out-of-state resident testing positive for the disease, and it’s the fourth instance of someone testing positive who works in that industry.
A village is in lockdown until further notice after a second case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended every person across the country wash their hands regularly throughout the day to prevent the spread of germs. Some in rural Alaska, without running water, are left asking: How? “That’s easier said than done,” said Frank Oxereok Jr., the mayor of Wales, a small coastal community with a…
Four girls are suing the Lower Kuskokwim School District, alleging that it didn’t properly follow up on multiple complaints of sexual misconduct by a former Bethel elementary school principal.
In a state with a history of failing to protect children, and in a region with a sexual assault rate more than six times the national average, parents of girls are asking the same question: How was this allowed to happen?
The Baldwin Peninsula near Kotzebue has seen a massive increase in beavers over the last two decades, according to new research from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
The city of Nome confirmed in a Facebook post Monday morning that Mayor James “Richard” Beneville, 75, died overnight from pneumonia at Norton Sound Regional Hospital.
As aging water systems and government bureaucracy threaten the public health of Alaska Native villages across the Bering Strait region, community leaders struggle to obtain funding for critical water and sewer infrastructure.
The Kuskokwim River has largely cleared itself of in-place ice, greatly reducing the chances of flooding along the river, according to the National Weather Service.
Newspaper articles paint a gloomy and eerily familiar picture of Juneau during the 1918 flu pandemic: stories of schools shutting down, businesses closing and mandatory self-quarantines.