They were tested on Monday, the result came back Thursday and that person is now in quarantine. It’s not clear who they came in contact with in the interim.
Master Gardener Ed Buyarski admits he could never keep a rising bud alive himself. But his kiwi is also peeling and his garlic is at least 18 inches tall now.
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 total number of nonresident coronavirus cases now stands at 41. The majority of those have been seafood workers.
One protestor says it can be difficult to see the impacts of systemic police violence in a town where officers generally have a good relationship with the community.
The two men are asymptomatic and were moved to isolation in Unalaska testing positive for the virus.
The Assembly discussed the emergency ordinance at meetings last week and on Monday, but was waiting on additional guidance on Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s statewide 14-day quarantine mandate, which is set to expire Friday.
Under the revised mandate, out-of-state travelers can choose between two alternatives to a 14-day quarantine.
So far, the state has recorded a total of 505 cases among residents, with 373 recoveries. There are 22 cases among nonresidents, 15 of them are seafood workers from out of state.
Alaska’s seafood industry sprawls across dozens of communities and thousands of miles of coastline. But one common theme is that this summer’s fishing season represents uncharted waters.
The Bristol Bay borough is the epicenter of fish processing during the short sockeye fishery, and its population grows exponentially as seafood workers and fishermen come to the region.
Southeast Alaska’s largest tribe is reminding citizens that it could see a loss in funding if they don’t report in the 2020 census.
Rep. Young is adding his name to a Republican lawsuit challenging the new rule that allows House members to vote on bills without being present in the Capitol.
At least one passenger trying to purchase a walk-on ticket reports being turned away from the ferry.
Leadership at Ketchikan’s University of Alaska Southeast campus on Monday asked the Ketchikan Gateway Borough to oppose a proposed campus merger. Priscilla Schulte leads the Ketchikan UAS campus. She says the proposed cost-cutting move to merge UAS with University of Alaska campuses in Anchorage or Fairbanks won’t serve students in Southeast Alaska. “There’s quite a…