Store employees verify that a customer is good to enter by checking their name on a list of vaccinated individuals provided by the tribe.
While in past years, Ramadan services centered around the breaking of the fast with a meal, this year evening prayers are the main event, due to concerns about COVID-19.
The Tourism Recovery bill hasn’t moved forward in either the House or Senate since its introduction last month and hasn’t attracted any sponsors beyond the Alaska delegation.
The Mendenhall Wastewater Treatment Plant serves roughly 20,000 people, but it’s producing sewage experts would expect from about 50,000.
With five weeks remaining before summer break, the Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor is publicly challenging the school district on its COVID-19 mitigation protocols. Mayor Charlie Pierce has long been an advocate of keeping mask-wearing a personal choice and opening the peninsula to business as usual amid coronavirus-induced closures. He turned his focus to the school…
The size of king salmon returning to Western Alaska rivers to spawn has been decreasing over the past few decades.
“This seems to be obviously pretty intentional. I don’t know if ‘planned out’ is the right term, but they certainly spent some quality time making some damage,” Ketchikan Police Department Lt. Andy Berntson said.
A city official says its arrival is all the more reason to get vaccinated and continue other preventative measures, like masking and social distancing.
The sudden increase in business has brought unexpected complications for some artists, like high demand prompting others to copy their signature styles.
During the event, five ceremonial Kiks.ádi robes were unveiled along with a new song honoring the herring.
The Orutsararmiut Native Council challenged that certificate, contending that the state cannot have “reasonable assurance” that the mine won’t violate the water standards.
More than two months after her initial report to police, Juanita Nick protested what she said was the criminal justice system’s inaction on her case.
One Sitka man has died and another sustained injuries after being thrown from their skiff while subsistence fishing for herring eggs on April 9.
Officials are considering new risk metrics and more relaxed requirements for social distancing, masks and indoor gatherings based on the community’s vaccination rate.
The city is considering what kind of action it could take against the crew members who knew they may have been COVID-positive and still breached quarantine to visit the saloon.
Across Alaska, where employers are grappling with the balance between ensuring safe workplaces and workers’ rights to make their own medical decisions.