While the state of Alaska hasn’t weighed in yet on what an extended delay or potential loss of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine would do to its plans, some providers say it isn’t much of a burden.
For Hyder, the only road out runs through British Columbia. That makes this town of about 50 very close with its Canadian neighbors.
Raina Thiele was President Obama’s lead tribal liaison and helped organize his landmark trip to Alaska in 2015.
Juneau is the only regular cruise ship stop in Alaska that offers wastewater service to ships in port.
If the initial paperwork is OK, the activists will have 30 days to collect nearly 3,000 signatures from local voters to get three cruise ship questions on the fall ballot.
The end of the month is the deadline for the Legislature to pass a bill — and for Dunleavy to sign it — or low-income Alaskans will lose $8 million in additional food aid.
Last year, the city spent a lot of money during the pandemic that the Assembly hadn’t originally budgeted for — that’s everything from city busses running for free to standing up an emergency operations center.
Scheduling miners for a vaccine clinic is a bit of challenge, but it could eventually lead to relaxed testing and quarantine protocols for fully-vaccinated miners who arrive in Juneau from out of state.
Some fish, like certain populations of herring, are rebounding more rapidly. But taken altogether, the data paints the picture of an ecosystem still reeling from a warming ocean.
For one Iñupiaq woman, hearing the words doctor next to her name was emotional: Her response to passing her dissertation defense went viral this month after hundreds of thousands of people watched her reaction.
Cook Inlet has some of the largest tides in the world, but so far their energy potential has been left untapped.
Throughout Alaska’s waters, shellfish populations have been in decline for decades — decimated by overfishing in the 1980s and by changing ocean environments in the years since.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy introduced bills to create an “energy independence fund” to finance sustainable energy projects on Friday.
The blowback of Hayden’s ouster was immediate, especially among stakeholders advocating for Indigenous voices in fisheries management.
The Muldrow Glacier is moving about 20 meters per day right now, over 100 times faster than its non-surge speed of 16 centimeters a day. The last time it surged was in 1956-57.
The Alaska Air National Guard rescued the pilot of a crashed Cessna airplane near Lime Village on April 7.