But like many Southeast Alaska businesses, the Arctic relies on summer cruise tourists to make ends meet.
A handful of Census workers in rural Alaska are running out of time to count the tens of thousands of people living off the road system.
In this newscast: Five Tlingit sacred items could be returned to Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska; At least three people were injured — one seriously — when fireworks accidentally detonated in a crowd during Sitka’s Independence Day celebration; Two employees at Providence Transitional Care Center in Anchorage speak about what it was like to work in the middle of state’s largest coronavirus outbreak; The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic meant big changes to Kotzebue’s annual celebration of the Fourth of July.
Norwegian Cruise Line canceled the five late-summer sailings left on its schedule.
Under federal law, such cultural or sacred objects belong to Indigenous descendants and can be removed from museums for repatriation
Capital City Fire/Rescue Chief Rich Etheridge says the man suffered a massive head injury.
Ammonia water spray, slug bait, and beer traps are some of the most effective ways of eradicating slugs.
Tests over several weeks revealed 47 coronavirus cases among the center’s patients and caregivers — about one in four. Two patients died.
The department says it doesn’t know when the passenger became infected or became contagious.