KTOO’s Yvonne Krumrey sat down with Robin Lutz, the executive director of Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association, to talk about what the prospect of a vaccine means in Alaska.
In the last several years, Seth Kantner has gathered images and stories from the caribou herds that live near his home on the south side of the Brooks Range.
The injunction only applies to medication abortions. The case will be decided at trial, scheduled for July.
As of July, Alaska had made up less than half of its COVID-related job losses.
Miguel Baez Guevara, 38, faces 17 criminal counts, prosecutors announced Wednesday in Anchorage.
The share of Alaska’s population that identifies as a race or ethnicity other than solely white rose from less than a third of the population to more than than 40%.
Nearly every region in Alaska, including Anchorage, is back under a high-alert level based on their case rates.
At least 10 state foster care agencies hire for-profit companies to obtain millions of dollars in Social Security benefits intended for the most vulnerable children in state care each year, according to a review of hundreds of pages of contract documents.
A 22-page final report released on Thursday culminates two years of data collected from water, sediment and fish tissue in three transboundary watersheds that straddle the frontier. And now, Alaska and British Columbia governments say their work is done.
By failing to collect those DNA samples, law enforcement has left Alaska’s DNA database with crucial gaps, allowing at least one serial rapist to go undetected.