October 30th, 1908ALAMEDA, Calif. â The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star will deploy to the Arctic this winter to...Alaska Native News Shared .
Nation's Sole Heavy Icebreaker to Deploy to the Arctic This WinterALAMEDA, Calif. â The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star will deploy to the Arctic this winter to help protect the nationâs maritime sovereignty and security in the region.Â The United States is an Arctic nation, and the Coast Guard has served as the lead federal agency for homeland security, safety, and environmental.Alaska Native News Shared .
Sitka water department reports turbidity at Blue LakeSitka, Alaska - The City and Borough of Sitka is asking community members to conserve water to reduce possible water pressure decrease.KINY Shared .
A dozen Mendenhall Auto Center employees have tested positive for COVID-19The auto center closed to the public earlier this week after an employee tested positive and the state says the risk to people who visited the store is low.KTOO Shared .
Ketchikan EOC reports 3 new COVID-19 cases ThursdayKetchikan, Alaska - There were three new cases of COVID-19 identified in Ketchikan on Thursday.KINY Shared .
How to trick-or-treat yourself responsibly this HalloweekendAll over town, people have planned alternatives to traditional Halloween activities and rigged up contraptions to deliver candy to costumed kids while socially distant.KTOO Shared .
Dock and Harbors board will form skating subcommitteeJuneau, Alaska - The Docks and Harbors Board of Directors will form a subcommittee to study either banning the use of skateboards and other like devices in newly expanded areas of downtown or installing prohibitive signage.KINY Shared .
CBJ homelessness committee to make recommendationsJuneau, Alaska - The Mayor's Ad Hoc Committee on Homelessness met for what could be their final meeting on Thursday.KINY Shared .
Kenai legislators ask for fishery economic disaster declarationKenai, Alaska - Members of the Kenai Peninsula Legislative Delegation sent a letter to Gov.KINY Shared .
Korovin Volcano Set at Yellow with Seismic Activity and Sulfur EmissionsThe Alaska Volcano Observatory reports continued seismic activity at the Korovin volcano site on Atka.Alaska Native News Shared .
Spirit of the Valley to have online premiereSheli DeLaney hosts on Friday, October 30. On today's show, we'll hear about "Spirit of the Valley," a new play by Frank Henry Kaash Katasse.KTOO Shared .
SBA Achieves Historic Small Business Lending for Fiscal Year 2020 with More Than $1.4 Billion in SBA Alaska District"By working together with SBA lending and resource partners, the SBA has delivered on its promise to our region's entrepreneurs to empower them at every stage of their business lifecycle, including recovery," says SBA Pacific Northwest Regional Administrator Jeremy Field.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
CBJ reports 26 new COVID-19 cases in the boroughJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting 26 new cases of COVID-19 in Juneau.KINY Shared .
Steller Sea Lions and MercuryGraduate student Michelle Trifari is researching why Stellar sea lions located in the Western Aleutian Islands apparently carry more mercury than those closer to the mainland.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Oct. 29, 2020DHSS today announced six new deaths and 355 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska.Alaska Native News Shared .
North Pole Man Dies in Collision with Ester Fire Department Pickup TuesdayTroopers report a fatal collision between an Ester Fire Volunteer Fire Department pickup and a water tanker truck near mile 354 of the Parks Highway that occurred on Tuesday morning.Alaska Native News Shared .
Receivership process ends for Canada's Chieftan MetalsOntario, Canada - On Oct. 8 the Ontario Superior Court of Justice halted the receivership process for Chieftain Metals, owner of the abandoned and polluting Tulsequah Chief mine.KINY Shared .
Craig man sentenced for firearms violationCraig, Alaska - U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Justin J. Seley, 36, of Craig, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess, to serve one year and one day in prison for possession of a registered firearm by an unregistered person.KINY Shared .
Walmart ends handgun sales in Alaska storesAnchorage, Alaska - Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at U.S. stores, citing "civil unrest" in some areas.KINY Shared .
API resumes admissions after virus case changesJuneau, Alaska - A state psychiatric facility has resumed admissions after the state health department says one patient was incorrectly identified as having COVID-19 and two others were no longer actively infected.KINY Shared .
State cites technical glitches with releasing jobless aidJuneau, Alaska - Gov. Mike Dunleavy says technical glitches are to blame as the state works to distribute additional unemployment benefits to Alaskans.KINY Shared .
Tlingit Elder, clan leader David Katzeek passes awayJuneau, Alaska - David Katzeek, a respected Tlingit elder, mentor, and clan leader of the Shangukeidí, has passed away.KINY Shared .
ConocoPhillips reports Q3 losses of $450M, $16M in AlaskaConocoPhillips lost $450 million in the third quarter, with $16 million of that coming from the company's Alaska operations, according to a quarterly earnings report published Thursday morning.Alaska Journal Shared .
The Alaska Psychiatric Institute says it's resuming admissions after investigating COVID-19 casesThe Alaska Psychiatric Institute is resuming admissions after further investigatingÂ four coronavirus cases that it had announced last week, according to a statement Wednesday from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.KTOO Shared .
New Pebble tapes: ‘You aren't held to your promises' in election season, mine exec saysThe environmental group that captured Pebble Mine executives bragging about their sway over Alaska's senators and governor have released new footage from those secretly recorded sessions.KTOO Shared .
New Pebble tapes: 'You aren't held to your promises' in election season, mine exec saysThe group that captured Pebble Mine executives bragging about their sway over Alaska's senators and governor have released new footage.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Heavy Icebreaker Polar Star to Deploy to the Arctic to Protect US Sovereignty and SecurityThe Polar Star, the United States' only heavy icebreaker, is deploying to the Arctic this winter: "The Arctic is no longer an emerging frontier, but is instead a region of growing national importance," says Vice Admiral Linda Fagan, commander of US Coast Guard Pacific Area.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
The Alaska Psychiatric Institute says it's resuming admissions after investigating COVID-19 casesThe decision is a reversal from Friday, when the health department said that the state-run psychiatric hospital would not admit new patients for two weeks after four of patients tested positive for the virus.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Story explains why she's seeking reelectionJuneau, Alaska - Juneau Representative Andi Story is seeking reelection to a second term representing House District 34 which comprises the Mendenhall Valley and areas out the road.KINY Shared .
Tlingit elder and clan leader King̱eesti David Katzeek has diedKatzeek was the clan leader of the Shangukeidi, the first president of Sealaska Heritage Foundation and an educator who championed Tlingit culture and language.KTOO Shared .
Trump officials end gray wolf protections across most of US Joe Biden Donald Trump Great Lakes Alaska Department of InteriorThe Trump administration has removed gray wolves in most of the U.S. from the endangered species list.The Independent Shared .
Two More Arrested Wednesday in Chelsea Inn Homicide InvestigationAnchorage police report that they have made two additional arrests on Wednesday in the continuing investigation into the death of 48-year-old Duane Fields, who was found dead of gunshot wounds at the Chelsea Inn on Spenard on last Wednesday night.Alaska Native News Shared .
UAA Chancellor Cathy Sandeen takes new job in CaliforniaThe news of her departure comes about two years after Sandeen became the leader of Alaska's largest public university.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Rescuing baby moose may be the best job in AlaskaFor 6 years now, Dana Debernardi has been running Moose Mamas, a nonprofit committed to rescuing, raising, and releasing orphaned moose calves in interior Alaska.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Trust directs $150,000 for Juneau's southeast community services centerAnchorage, Alaska - The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority approved $150,000 in funding for the final design and site preparation work on the new facility planned at Teal Street and Alpine Avenue.KINY Shared .
In the Mat-Su and on the Kenai Peninsula COVID-19 case rates are doubling every weekThe Matanuska-Susitna and Kenai Peninsula boroughs are seeing the most rapid increase in coronavirus cases in Alaska.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Seward city council fires city managerThe council voted in an executive session to terminate Scott Meszaros, but didn't give any public reasons for why.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Documents Reveal WH Officials Tried to Use $250 Million in Taxpayer Money on Covid Ad Campaign to Boost Trump ReelectionDemocrats on the House Oversight Committee accused HHS officials of engaging in a cover-up to conceal the Trump administrations misuse of hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars for partisan political purposes. New by Democrats on the House Oversight Committee reveal that Trump administration officials explicitly attempted to use a $250...Alaska Native News Shared .
Lawsuit filed over wolvesAn Alaska conservation group has filed a lawsuit to stop the state from reopening wolf trapping season on Prince of Wales Island.KINY Shared .
No sign of missing seal huntersQuinhagak, Alaska - Search teams have looked in western Alaska for more than a week without success for seven boaters who went missing while seal hunting.KINY Shared .
Coast Guard Rescues Three from Boats Stuck in Ice, near Hole in the Wall GlacierKODIAK, Alaska â The Coast Guard rescued three jet boaters Sunday whose boats had become stuck in ice, approximately five miles northeast of Hole in the Wall Glacier on the Taku River.Â An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoistedÂ all three boaters at about 8 p.m.Alaska Native News Shared .
API Resumes Admissions; Patient with COVID-19 IsolatedThe Alaska Psychiatric Institute is working closely with the Alaska Division of Public Health on COVID-19 cases.Â Upon further investigation, two of the four patientsÂ identified on Oct.Alaska Native News Shared .
Police find assault suspect in woodsJuneau, Alaska - A near three-hour search in the vicinity of Shell Simmons Drive last night turned up a man wanted for assault charges, Juneau Police said.KINY Shared .
October 29th, 1919New Charges Include Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations. Conspiracy, Assault and Kidnapping in Aid of Racketeering, and accessory...Alaska Native News Shared .
State stocks up on supplies to fight coronavirusGovernor says decision on whether emergency declaration will expire has not been made.Homer News Shared .
6 new COVID-19 deaths, 42 new peninsula casesThe Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced 355 new COVID-19 cases in Alaska on Thursday, 349 of which are residents.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Election 2020: U.S. senatorial candidate Dr. Al GrossThe Clarion spoke with U.S. Senate candidate Al Gross ahead of the Nov. 3 election.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Schools remain at 100% remote learning as peninsula cases growCOVID-19 cases continued to rise on the peninsula following the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's extension of 100% remote learning for 35 schools on Wednesday.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
More than 100,000 Alaskans have already voted in the Nov. 3 election117,281 Alaskans have already cast their ballots.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Get ready for Election Day'Every eligible vote is going to counted,' elections spokesperson says.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Boundary Commission sends Soldotna annexation decision to votersFewer than 40 people could potentially make a decision on the petition.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
As cases rise, demand on testing growsThe cost and availability of a COVID test depends primarily on the testing location.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Soldotna City Council approves vouchers for shopping localShoppers who spend $200 at certain Soldotna businesses may be eligible to receive two $50 vouchers.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Brown Bears top Ice Dogs in exhibitionThe Kenai River Brown Bears defeated the Fairbanks Ice Dogs 5-4 in overtime in an exhibition Thursday at the Richfield Ice Arena in Minnesota.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Refuge Notebook: Flotsam 'treasure' harbors wealth of wildlife knowledgeThis August, Eivin Kilcher was beachcombing on Ushagat Island when he saw something unusual.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
More Alaska '1488' Nazi prison gang members charged in killingMore charges have been brought in an indictment against members and associates of a white supremacist prison gang known as the "1488s," according to U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder.Must Read Alaska Shared .
In the Mat-Su and on the Kenai Peninsula COVID-19 case rates are doubling every weekDunleavy and other state leaders say more rapid testing machines and tests are expected soon.KTOO Shared .
Health care providers, municipalities call for Dunleavy to extend disaster declarationHealth care providers and local governments say they need that declaration, which allows them to better respond to the pandemic.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Plan approved to sink the Lumberman, Juneau's troublesome tugThe World War II-vintage tugboat has been a fixture on Gastineau Channel and became a jurisdictional tug-of-war between city, state and Coast Guard officials after it broke its anchor line on state tidelands more than two years ago.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Alaskans react to Trump Administration's Roadless Rule rollback in the TongassProponents of the change say that the industry is at risk of disappearing, while environmentalists and Indigenous tribes say that logging threatens the ecosystem.Alaska Public Media Shared .
State blames obsolete technology on delay in $300 weekly unemployment paymentsGov. Dunleavy said the state is aiming to have an answer to the problem by Thursday or Friday.KTOO Shared .
Granite Awarded Two Airport Projects in Alaska and California Totaling $15 MillionIn Alaska, construction for the Municipality of Anchorage's $6 million 2020 Merrill Field Airport Improvements Rehabilitate Primary Access Road project is scheduled to begin in May 2021 and expected to be complete in October 2021.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
State blames obsolete technology on delay in $300 weekly unemployment paymentsDunleavy says he hopes the state can start paying the benefits by the end of this week.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Trump Administration Approves Willow Master Development PlanThe decision allows for construction of up to three drill sites and associated processing and support facilities, including gravel roads and pipelines to provide access to federal leases and allow for responsible oil and gas development and operations.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
Alaskans react to Trump Administration's Roadless Rule rollback in the TongassThe Trump administration's decision could be reversed through a court challenge or an act of Congress.KTOO Shared .
Ketchikan reports 1 new case of COVID-19 on WednesdayThe individual was a symptomatic resident who sought testing at a local clinic. The source has been determined to be community spread.KINY Shared .
Plan approved to sink the Lumberman, Juneau's troublesome tugItâs now moored to a city-owned cruise dock.Â Juneau Port Director Carl Uchytil says permit from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency gives the city permission to flood the 192-ton steel hulled boat and sink it in 8,400 feet of water.KTOO Shared .
New ‘Connect To Care Jobs' website assists job seekersJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has launched its participation in a new web-based platform to help address workforce shortages at long-term service and support agencies in Alaska.KINY Shared .
Ongoing Investigation Into Violent White Supremacist Gang Results In Rico Indictment And Additional Charges Against Members And AssociatesNew Charges Include Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations. Conspiracy, Assault and Kidnapping in Aid of Racketeering, and accessory to murder.Alaska Native News Shared .
Anchorage urges masks, staying home as virus infections riseAnchorage, Alaska - Officials in Anchorage are imploring people to avoid gatherings and follow orders to wear masks in public as coronavirus cases rise.KINY Shared .
State bringing in resources to meet COVID challengeAlaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services are ramping up efforts to contain the spread of COVID-18.Must Read Alaska Shared .
Music Reigns SupremeChristina Michelle hosts Juneau Afternoon Thursday, October 22, 2020. On today's show, we'll meet Scherrie Payne and Susaye.KTOO Shared .
Bartlett hospital CEO to retire in FebruaryCharles "Chuck" Bill has been with Bartlett Regional Hospital for six years.KTOO Shared .
How to vote from quarantine in DillinghamFor people who are in quarantine through Election Day, there are two main ways to vote.KDLG Shared .
CBJ reports 12 new cases of COVID-19 on WednesdayJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting 12 new Juneau residents with COVID-19.KINY Shared .
Watch: Dunleavy administration to give an update on the state's response to COVID-19Gov. Mike Dunleavy's latest COVID-19 press conference is scheduled for 5 p.m. today. The governor, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.KTOO Shared .
CASE COUNT SUMMARY, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020DHSS today announced one new death and 353 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska.Alaska Native News Shared .
Health care providers, municipalities call for Dunleavy to extend disaster declarationHealth care providers and local governments say they need that declaration, which allows them to better respond to the pandemic.Â.KTOO Shared .
Road, logging restrictions to end in Tongass Nat'l ForestJuneau, Alaska - The federal government announced plans Wednesday to lift restrictions on logging and building roads in the Tongass National Forest.KINY Shared .
City, Juneau School District release list of polling placesJuneau, Alaska - City and Borough of Juneau and Juneau School District facilities that are polling places for the Nov.KINY Shared .
Washington man changes plea in felony drug caseJuneau, Alaska - Demeco Martin entered a plea of guilty to felony drug charges before Judge Daniel Schally on Wednesday.KINY Shared .
Anchorage residents urged to stay home, reconsider travel plans as COVID-19 cases hit record highs"If we continue on this path, our local hospitals could soon exceed their capacity," said Anchorage Health Department director Heather Harris.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Alaska Journal -31st Avenue Anchorage, AK 99503 Phone: 907-257-4200 Outside Anchorage, toll-free: 800-478-4200.Alaska Journal Shared .
Docks and Harbors Board to consider extending skateboarding ban at its downtown facilitiesJuneau, Alaska - The Docks and Harbors Board of Directors will be asked to extend the ban on skateboards and other like devices in newly expanded areas downtown during its meeting Thursday evening.KINY Shared .
Reclamation and Restoration of True North Mine in Interior Alaska Completed; Land Returned to State ControlThe Alaska Department of Natural Resources and Department of Economic Conservation applaud Kinross remediating the True North gold after several years of safe, efficient, and profitable operations: "The system works."Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
Prince of Wales gun case resolvedJuneau, Alaska - Justin Seley of Craig was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison for a federal firearms charge, Assistant United States Attorney Jack Schmidt said.KINY Shared .
LISTEN: Here's how it feels to go to the most remote place in AlaskaWriter Sarah Gilman went to St. Matthew last year on the research vessel Tiĝlax̂, and her piece, "The Island That Humans Can't Conquer" appeared recently in Hakai Magazine.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Road, logging restrictions to end in largest national forest roads Focus Alaska Government RainforestThe federal government has announced plans to lift restrictions on building roads and logging in a pristine rainforest in Alaska that provides habitat for wolves, bears and salmon.The Independent Shared .
Bartlett to lose top administrator to retirementJuneau, Alaska - Bartlett Hospital CEO Chuck Bill announced he would retire effective February 5, 2021 at the Bartlett Hospital Board of Directors meeting Tuesday night.KINY Shared .
EPA grants permit to scuttle tugboat in Gulf of AlaskaCBJ Port Director Carl Uchytil said on Action Line that they have received a permit from the Environmental Protection Agency that allows a deep water scuttling of the defunct tugboat about 60 miles offshore in the Gulf of Alaska.KINY Shared .
Amid COVID-19 surge in Y-K Delta, health officials call for lockdowns, school closuresYukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation is recommending that 19 villages in the region enter lockdown and that all schools close their doors to in-person classes.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Trump to gut protections in Alaska's Tongass forest, the ‘lungs of the country'Administration to permit logging in the world's largest intact temperate rainforest.The Guardian Shared .
Legislators urge action from administration as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations surgeCommittee chairs call for immediate response from State to protect lives and health of Alaskans ANCHORAGE â The State of Alaska is experiencing incredibly high rates of COVID-19 transmission, with daily records for new cases set multiple times last week and the availability of adult ICU beds now dangerously low.Alaska Native News Shared .
Petersburg schools closed after student returned from Juneau trip, tested positive for COVID-19The student is in one of the fifth-grade classes at the elementary school. As a result, all fifth graders are instructed to quarantine for two weeks as well as their identified close contacts.KTOO Shared .
Trump administration approves Conoco's Willow project in National Petroleum Reserve-AlaskaThe Willow project would be the North Slope's westernmost oil field, and the Department of the Interior says the project could produce up to 160,000 barrels of oil a day, over 30 years.KTOO Shared .
COVID-19 cases identified among cadets at Alaska Military Youth AcademyAMYA is taking steps to isolate sick and treat cadets with symptoms JOINT BASE, Alaska â The Alaska Military Youth Academy has detected COVID-19 among cadets on their campus.Alaska Native News Shared .
Health officials recommend lockdowns in 19 villages, all Yukon-Kuskokwim schools closeFour communities in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta currently have community spread of the coronavirus and 31 communities have had at least one COVID-19 case.KTOO Shared .
Op-Ed-Alaska Subsistence HuntingHunting is an important way to pass on family traditions and fill our freezers with healthy wild game meat.Alaska Native News Shared .
As coronavirus infections surge across the state, Alaska finds itself at ‘a tipping point'SEARHC personnel test a colleague for COVID-19 at the employee screening tent behind the hospital in April 2020.KTOO Shared .
Investors brace for barrage of vaccine data to roil marketThe next month or two has the potential to wreak havoc in the health-care sector and the market as a barrage of COVID-19 vaccine test results roll in at the tail end of the U.S. presidential election.Alaska Journal Shared .
Google's search default deals threatened by US antitrust suitThe Department of Justice filed its highly-anticipated antitrust case against Google Oct. 20, focusing on payments Google makes to ensure its search engine is the default choice on millions of phones and computer internet browsers made by other companies.Alaska Journal Shared .
Carnival's plan to resume US cruises on Dec. 1 remains on track after rulingThe company, on probation since 2017 after pleading guilty to dumping oil into the ocean for several years, will have to attest to the environmental protection status of each of the company's cruise ships 30 days before they reenter U.S. waters to restart cruises, according to the order from U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of...Alaska Journal Shared .
ConocoPhillips gets approval for massive Willow projectThe Trump Administration approved ConocoPhillips' large oil project called Willow in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska on Oct.Alaska Journal Shared .
Assessment shows 300M-barrel Slope play, drilling to followA small U.K. explorer is sitting on more than 300 million barrels of recoverable oil alongside the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, according to an independent assessment of the prospect.Alaska Journal Shared .
A torrent of Democratic absentee ballots could reverse Alaska's Election Night vote countsThis year, experts warn that Alaskans should gird themselves for more widespread uncertainty for at least a week after Election Night, since the state won't even start counting absentee ballots before then.KTOO Shared .
Sealaska subsidiary's mislabeled halibut recalled by FDAA labeling mistake has led the FDA to order the recall of more than two tons of packaged halibut filets produced by a subsidiary of Sealaska, the Juneau-based Alaska Native regional corporation.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Juneau sees record rainJuneau, Alaska - New rainfall records were set Monday in Juneau, Auke Bay, and Gustavus on Monday, the National Weather Service reported.KINY Shared .
Trump administration will eliminate roadless protections for Alaska's Tongass forestThe administration last month, in an environmental review, hadÂ already signified its plans to exempt the TongassÂ from 2001 âroadless rule.â And Wednesdayâs announcement, in aÂ preliminary version of a government publicationÂ called the Federal Register, was broadly expected.KTOO Shared .
Snow and ice lead to fatal crashFairbanks, Alaska - A collision between an Ester Volunteer Fire Department pick-up and a water tanker truck on the Parks Highway resulted in a fatality on Tuesday, Alaska State Troopers said.KINY Shared .
Where the President Goes, Coronavirus Follows: Analysis Shows Spike in Covid-19 Cases After Numerous Trump RalliesThese rallies offer a boost to the presidents egoÂ but risk leaving behind a trail of sickness and increased strain on local public health departments and medical systems. Half of the 22 campaign rallies held by President Donald Trump between June and September were followed by county-level increases in Covid-19 cases, suggesting that these...Alaska Native News Shared .
Trump stripping protections from Alaska's Tongass forest, one of the world's largest temperate rainforestsThe Tongass spans more than 25,000 square miles in southeast Alaska and is one of the largest intact temperate rain forests in the world.The Independent Shared .
As coronavirus infections surge across the state, Alaska finds itself at ‘a tipping point'Either Alaskans get the spread of the virus under control again, they say, or infections will continue to multiply and could overwhelm the state's health care system.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Government approves Alaska Petroleum Reserve Willow projectANCHORAGE, Alaska — The federal government has approved the Willow oil project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.KINY Shared .
Alaska village turns to biomass heating for cheaper energySITKA, Alaska — An Alaska island village plans to use an advanced version of an ancient renewable energy system to lower its high energy costs.KINY Shared .
Corey Arnold's best shot: a horse and a cat go fishing for crabKitty was seven months old and fearless. Shed saunter out on deck in the middle of storms and hunt seagulls bigger than she was.The Guardian Shared .
Alaska Delegation Proposes US-Canada Border Crossing SolutionsIn an effort to address the US-Canada border issues brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, Congressman Don Young, and Governor Mike Dunleavy sent a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, raising issues severely impacting Alaskans.KINY Shared .
Dodgers Defeat Rays to Claim World Series TitleWASHINGTON The Los Angeles Dodgers won their firstÂ Major League BaseballÂ World Series inÂ more thanÂ three decades Tuesday night, shaking off a slow offensive start to defeat the Tampa Bay RaysÂ 3-1Â in Game 6.Â For five innings, the Rays appeared to be in control in their bid to force a deciding seventh game in the series with.Alaska Native News Shared .
Mask-Resistant North Dakota Town Battles Pandemic SpikeMEDORA, N.D. One of Americaâs least populous states, North Dakota recently surged to the top of the list of new COVID-19 cases per capita, registering more than 6,000 active cases and nearly 40,000 overall among its residents who number fewer than 700,000.Â Â Â Â âItâs obvious the state has a problem we havenât been able.Alaska Native News Shared .
October 28th, 1920Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in Tuesday as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.Alaska Native News Shared .
Tutoring programs give a window into what reopened Anchorage schools may look likeThe Anchorage School District's tutoring program is targeting children who most need in-person instruction, and testing out its protocols for when more students return to classrooms in November.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Sullivan, Gross trade barbs in broadcast debateThe race has drawn national attention as the parties vie for control of the Senate.Homer News Shared .
Seawatch: Alaska Supreme Court hears challenge to fish taxAlaska's Supreme Court heard arguments last week about the legality of a raw fish tax that has pumped at least $25 million into coastal communities over the just the past five years, according to KUCB Public Radio in Unalaska.Homer News Shared .
Halloween events on deckWhere to look for tricks and treats in the Homer area this year.Homer News Shared .
All-Peninsula football awards releasedKenai Peninsula athletic directors and football coaches came together to release the All-Peninsula Football awards Wednesday.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
One new death announced as COVID-19 cases continue to climbThe Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 353 new COVID-19 cases and one new death on Wednesday, as Alaska continues to see its largest increases in cases since the pandemic began.Homer News Shared .
Get ready for Election Day'Every eligible vote is going to counted,' elections spokesperson says.Homer News Shared .
City council approves additional emergency relief programsLocal commercial fishermen and those facing rent or mortgage challenges during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are getting a leg up from the city - the Homer City Council approved measures at its Monday meeting that create financial relief programs for both categories.Homer News Shared .
Mead flows in Homer once moreSweetgale Meadworks and Cider House, seen here Oct. 20, 2020 on Main Street in Homer, Alaska, is now open for business serving berry meads and ciders using local fruits.Homer News Shared .
Drama, Debate and Forensics team heads into the virtual worldWhen southern Kenai Peninsula schools entered the high-risk category for community spread of COVID-19, in-person sports and activities had to cease.Homer News Shared .
Susan B. English School in Seldovia went remote this weekOn Tuesday, Susan B. English School in Seldovia moved into the high-risk category under the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District protocols after a person in the community tested positive for COVID-19.Homer News Shared .
Early vote surges in AlaskaSome 48 percent of the early vote is from Democrats, according to the Elections Project, which gleaned the data from states that break down the partisan divide in their reporting.Must Read Alaska Shared .
Galvin, Young accuse each of other of lying during debateThe debate between the candidates for Alaska's sole seat in the House of Representatives became contentious last Thursday, with challenger Alyse Galvin saying she's tired of U.S. Rep.Homer News Shared .
A torrent of Democratic absentee ballots could reverse Alaska's Election Night vote countsMore than 75,000 Alaskans have already cast absentee ballots in this year's election - nearly one-fourth of the total number of votes cast in the state in the last presidential election, in 2016.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Search continues for 7 boaters missing near QuinhagakSearchers continue looking for the seven people who went missing while boating to Quinhagak last week.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Eisenbeisz holds meeting with Royal Caribbean officialsSitka, Alaska - City and Borough of Sitka Mayor Steven Eisenbeisz said he has held a meeting with officials from Royal Caribbean.KINY Shared .
Sitka Assembly approves reallocation of funds for Green LakeSitka, Alaska - The City and Borough of Sitka Assembly has approved an ordinance appropriating money for the Green Lake project.KINY Shared .
Sealaska-owned company faces Trader Joe's halibut recallSeattle KINY) - A seafood firm in Seattle owned by Sealaska has seen a recall of one of its halibut products.KINY Shared .
Phase II business, non-profit grants available in SitkaSitka, Alaska - The City and Borough of Sitka is now accepting grant applications from Sitka businesses and nonprofit organizations that have experienced severe economic impacts due to the Coronavirus pandemic.KINY Shared .
Water pressure restored in Sitka after Blue Lake issueSitka, Alaska - The City and Borough of Sitka Water Division had been utilizing storage tank water exclusively since approximately 4 p.m.KINY Shared .
Ketchikan EOC reports 3 new COVID-19 cases TuesdayKetchikan, Alaska - Three new positive cases of COVID-19 in Ketchikan residents have been identified.KINY Shared .
COVID-19 cases identified among cadets at Alaska Military Youth AcademyA total of 27 Cadets are in Isolation, and 11 of the 27 cadets are feeling better now and moved into recovery zone today where they can begin to increase activity and rest while isolated from the healthy group.KINY Shared .
Halibut fillets sourced from Sealaska company pulled from Trader Joe'sThe fish was supplied and packaged by Orca Bay Foods. Since 2017 the Seattle area-based processor has been wholly owned by Sealaska, whose Alaska Native shareholders live in Southeast Alaska and the greater Pacific Northwest.KTOO Shared .
CBJ offers guidance on COVID-19 positive case, contact tracingJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau is offering advice on what to do if you find out you are positive for COVID-19.KINY Shared .
2020 UAS Power and Privilege SymposiumSheli DeLaney hosts on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. On Wednesday's Juneau Afternoon, we'll get a preview of the UAS Power and Privilege Symposium.KTOO Shared .
Lawsuit aims to block wolf trapping on Prince of Wales IslandUnder a proposal by the Department of Fish and Game, rural residents eligible for federal subsistence will be able to hunt wolves from Oct.KTOO Shared .
Juneau officials: COVID-19 cases locally and statewide are straining contact tracingJuneau officials want the public to take more proactive steps to help health workers trace contacts, which is critical to limit the disease's spread.KTOO Shared .
CBJ reports 14 new COVID-19 cases in the boroughJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Juneau.KINY Shared .
Searchers looking for 7 missing boaters near QuinhagakThe group started with three people in Quinhagak and grew to seven in Bethel. They were traveling in a 20-foot gray, aluminum-welded boat with a blue Yamaha outboard motor.KTOO Shared .
Moose hunt in portion of Game Unit 5 to close WednesdayJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the United States Forest Service has announced an early closure to the moose hunting season in the portion of Game Management Unit 5 east of the Dangerous River, but not including Nunatak Bench.KINY Shared .
Wrangell Assembly to hear request for police bodycamsWrangell, Alaska - The City and Borough of Wrangell Assembly will take up whether to purchase bodycams for police officers on Tuesday night.KINY Shared .
Sitka to proclaim November as Native heritage monthSitka, Alaska - The City and Borough of Sitka will unveil a proclamation on Tuesday night recognizing Native American Heritage Month.KINY Shared .
Trump administration approves Conoco's Willow project in National Petroleum Reserve-AlaskaInterior Secretary David Bernhardt signed the record of decision for the Willow project on Monday, earning praise from Alaska's Republican Congressional delegation and governor, and condemnation from environmental groups.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Juneau Chamber annual awards to be announced November 5Juneau, Alaska - The annual dinner of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce has been canceled, but the business organization still plans to present its annual awards during another forum.KINY Shared .
Alaska's ‘him too' moment: When politicians and allies come with accusations of their ownAs scandals force Alaska politicians to resign, nowhere have the accusations been more severe than a remote rural district where male leaders are proving to be part of the very problems they're supposed to be solving.KTOO Shared .
Piglets escape Kodiak farm, run wild in streetThe piglets have learned that if they pile enough dirt up against their electric fence, they can knock it out of commission.KTOO Shared .
Amy Coney Barrett Formally Sworn In as US Supreme Court JusticeChief Justice John Roberts administered the oath to the former federal appellate judge, who was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in a 52-48 vote late Monday.Alaska Native News Shared .
Need for Southeast Transportation plan highlighted on Action LineJuneau, Alaska - The need for an integrated transportation plan for Southeast Alaska was a chief topic of conversation on Action Line with members of the First Things First Alaska Foundation and the Juneau Chamber of Commerce.KINY Shared .
Neighbors shaken but unhurt after 4-year-old fires AK-47 in Sitka trailer courtSitka police are investigating a near-tragedy that occurred over the weekend when a small child playing with a high-powered rifle fired shots into his trailer court.Alaska Public Media Shared .
US recovery's surprise strength linked to aid, quick reopeningThe U.S. economic recovery's strength has consistently surprised over the past several months, thanks in part to steadfast consumer finances that were underpinned by robust government aid and ultra-low interest rates.Alaska Journal Shared .
Alaska Pacific University Is Extending Pandemic Plan to Spring 2021Because of the continuing and rising spread of COVID-19 through Alaska, APU is extending it's policy of distance learning for the safety of students and communities around the state.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
No appeal in Tongass rulingThe federal government has withdrawn an appeal of a court ruling stopping one of the largest old-growth timber sales in Alaska's Tongass National Forest.KINY Shared .
Neighbors shaken but unhurt after 4-year-old fires AK-47 in Sitka trailer courtThe Sitka Police Department can provide gun locks for people who need them.KTOO Shared .
Local pastor experiments with short range radio in KlukwanPastor Jami Campbel says she hopes residents will use the radio transmitter to share their music and stories with one another.KTOO Shared .
GCI Surprises Local Anchorage Humanitarian with $10,000 5G Trailblazer AwardShirley Mae Springer Staten has been selected as the recipient of the GCI 5G Trailblazer Award—an award that recognizes an outstanding member of the Anchorage community who embodies the trailblazer spirit and demonstrates a commitment to making people feel more connected.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
Skagway firemen put out chimney fireSkagway, Alaska - No one was hurt after Skagway firemen put out a structure fire in the 500 block of 11th Avenue, Fire Chief Joseph Rau said Tuesday.KINY Shared .
In a quest for cheaper energy, Kake turns to biomass heatingAfter looking through available renewable energy sources like solar and wind, the village of Kake turned to a resource that is readily available on the Southeast panhandle: wood.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Minor damage done in intentionally set fireJuneau, Alaska - Capital City Fire Rescue said a container was found burning downtown late Sunday night and damaged a building on Willoughby Avenue.KINY Shared .
Coast Guard rescues three on Taku RiverJuneau, Alaska - Three jet boats got stuck in ice about five miles northeast of Hole in the Wall Glacier Sunday prompting rescue efforts from the US Coast Guard Air Station Sitka and Station Juneau.KINY Shared .
Aggressive bear causes closure of area near Anchorage parkANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska wildlife officials have closed a forested area near an Anchorage park because of an aggressive brown bear that may be protecting a carcass.KINY Shared .
Alaska man charged with virus violation dies in shootingANCHORAGE, Alaska — A man who was the first among a few Alaska residents to face charges for violating a coronavirus quarantine order has been killed in a shooting.KINY Shared .
October 27th, 1778DHSS today announced 348 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 347 are residents in: Anchorage , Wasilla.Alaska Native News Shared .
Homer City Council extends emergency declaration through end of the yearThe vote garnered significant debate, with Mayor Ken Castner and council member Heath Smith arguing that having prolonged response under the Emergency Operations Center structure no longer provides a significant benefit to the city at this point.Homer News Shared .
Kalifornsky Kitchen: I'm going nutsI'm enjoying the nuts while I work from home and occasionally daydream about the international travel.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Opinion: Ballot Measure 1 must be defeated in an historically bad yearAlaska is as diverse as it is magnificent. People from all walks of life choose to make Alaska home because it offers so many things, natural beauty, a strong sense of community, abundant natural resources, and, above all, opportunity.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Voices of the Peninsula: It's time for Alaskans to stop playing the oil industry's gamesThe big oil companies keep moving the ball, because they don't want us to know the truth.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
State repairing Soldotna bridge damaged by quakeThe Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is repairing a section of bridge on the Sterling Highway in Soldotna that was damaged by the November 2018 earthquake.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Sea life on displaySeward students make linoleum prints to raise money for SeaLife Center.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
COVID-19 update: Borough positivity rate hits 11.13%Affected communities include Anchorage with 146 cases, Fairbanks with 46 cases, Wasilla with 41 cases, Utqiagvik with 14 cases, Kenai with 13 cases, Palmer with 13 cases, Chevak with 12 cases, Eagle River with nine cases, North Pole with nine cases, Juneau with eight cases, Soldotna with eight cases, Bethel Census Area with six cases, Denali...Peninsula Clarion Shared .
School district finalizing long-term plansPlans are being made in light of growing COVID-19 case numbers across the peninsula.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Mother of all joekulhlaups reported in Southeast AlaskaScientists believe a massive glacial dam release - or jökulhlaup - recently occurred in Southeast Alaska.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Jones elected Deputy MayorJuneau, Alaska - Loren Jones was elected Deputy Mayor without opposition at the assembly's reorganization meeting.KINY Shared .
CBJ declares salmon emergencyJuneau, Alaska - The CBJ Assembly declared an economic disaster due to COVID-19 and poor regional returns on all salmon species.KINY Shared .
CBJ Assembly introduces several ordinancesJuneau, Alaska - The assembly introduced ordinances to create a homeless youth shelter, help fund the north terminal expansion project, and provide a $1.5 million grant for the Sealaska Heritage Institute Arts Campus.KINY Shared .
13 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Dillingham Census Area since FridayEleven of the people are residents of the census area and two are non-residents, according to the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation.KDLG Shared .
Heavy rains bring multiple landslides to Prince of Wales IslandLocal and state transportation crews are responding to landslides that are blocking roads on Prince of Wales Island.KTOO Shared .
Alaska records another 348 coronavirus infections on MondayState health officials are warning that the virus is in an acceleration phase, with widespread community transmission throughout much of Alaska.KTOO Shared .
Heavy rains in Southeast Alaska block key roads on Prince of Wales IslandLocal and state transportation crews are responding to at least seven landslides blocking roads on the Southeast Alaska island.Alaska Public Media Shared .
WATCH: Juneau Assembly appoints new member, bids farewell to EdwardsonChristine Woll will represent District 2 on the Assembly, replacing outgoing Assemblymember Rob Edwardson. She will serve a three-year term.KTOO Shared .
Alaska records another 348 coronavirus infections on MondayThe Alaska Department of Health and Social Services on Monday reported another 348 new coronavirus infections and no new deaths.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Oct. 26, 2020DHSS today announced 348 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 347 are residents in: Anchorage , Wasilla , Fairbanks , Palmer , North Pole , Soldotna , Eagle River , Fairbanks North Star Borough , Sterling , Homer ,Â Bethel Census AreaÂ , Chugiak , Delta Junction ,Â Dillingham Census AreaÂ and one each on Anchor.Alaska Native News Shared .
BLM Announces Winter Fortymile Federal Subsistence Caribou Hunt Dates and Harvest LimitFAIRBANKS, AK ââ¯The Bureau of Land Management. Eastern Interior Field Office, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, will open caribou hunting on federal public lands in Units 20E, 25C, â¯and 20Fâ¯East of the Dalton Highway and South of the Yukon River on October 27, 2020, to provide harvest opportunities...Alaska Native News Shared .
Dunleavy: Alaska has entered virus 'acceleration phase'JUNEAU, Alaska — The state's chief medical officer is urging Alaska residents to avoid all activities with people outside their households, especially indoor activities, citing a rapid increase in reported COVID-19 cases.KINY Shared .
Five new COVID-19 cases in Dillingham area over the weekendThe state reported a record-high number of new coronavirus cases among Alaska residents over the weekend.KDLG Shared .
Juneau hopes to reduce wait time for COVID-19 test results for travelers coming through its airportResults have been taking four to five days on average to get back from the state lab.KTOO Shared .
Registration process for COVID-19 testing at Juneau's Airport to changeJuneau, Alaska - Travelers arriving at Juneau's airport will need to complete a new registration process in order to get tested for COVID-19 effective Tuesday.KINY Shared .
Black teacher sues North Slope School District for not addressing students' racist threats in NuiqsutThe lawsuit says students in Nuiqsut made racist threats in a classroom setting in 2017, and students were not appropriately disciplined.KTOO Shared .
Mudslides close roads on Prince of Wales IslandCraig, Alaska - Prince of Wales Island has at least three roads closed due to mudslides today, Craig Police Chief R.J Ely said.KINY Shared .
Austin Quinn-Davidson Sworn In as Anchorage's Acting MayorQuinn-Davidson will continue as Anchorage's mayor until the next mayoral election in April 2021.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
Flu shots go fast at weekend clinicJuneau, Alaska - Thunder Mountain's parking lot was full and the hallways at Floyd Dryden's Middle School were active this weekend.KINY Shared .
Expedited Construction: 'It Just Has to Get Done'Contractors working in the Last Frontier are well aware of Alaska's short building season and familiar with projects with tight timelines—but they also know how to get the job done.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
How worried should Alaskans be about the future of food security?Food security is on the minds of Alaskans because of supply line disruptions brought on by the pandemic.Alaska Public Media Shared .
State vaccine task force plans include ‘backup plans for our backup plans'Alaska's plan emphasizes the state's unique geography and infrastructure, with 80% of its communities off the road system.KTOO Shared .
Black teacher sues North Slope district for not addressing students' racist threats in NuiqsutThe lawsuit alleges students threatened the teacher using racist language and symbols, but were never disciplined.Alaska Public Media Shared .
King talks about his House District 34 candidacy on Action LineJuneau, Alaska - Ed King promoted his candidacy to represent Juneau House District 34 in the Mendenhall Valley and out the road while a guest on Action Line.KINY Shared .
Sitka Police said a toddler shot off a gun as a parent slept close bySitka, Alaska - Sitka Police said no one was hurt after gunfire erupted in a home in the 3800 block of Halibut Point Road Sunday.KINY Shared .
Anchorage man, charged with violating quarantine in May, dies in October shootingFields was shot at his workplace after helping another employee break up a fight. There have been no arrests or charges.KTOO Shared .
Alaska Air Group improves financials as COVID-19 impacts continueAlaska Air Group executives remain confident the airline company is one of the best positioned in the industry to rebound from the catastrophic toll of the pandemic despite losing $431 million in the third quarter and the acknowledgment the company will not break even this year.Alaska Journal Shared .
In a quest for cheaper energy, Kake turns to biomass heatingIf Kake's system becomes a reality, it could heat the school, senior center and other public buildings while saving the community nearly $100,000 a year.KTOO Shared .
No Charges Presently Filed in Saturday Night's Fatal Pedestrian/SUV Collision on TudorAnchorage police report that a woman who was driving an SUV that struck and killed a female pedestrian near the intersection of East Tudor Road and Wright Street on Saturday night remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators and no charges have yet been filed in the incident.Alaska Native News Shared .
Alaska Supreme Court affirms Klukwan as home for disputed Tlingit artifactsThe carving masterpieces sat in the state museum in Juneau for decades before they were returned to Klukwan last year.KTOO Shared .
One Arrested after 6th Avenue Shots-Fired Incident SundayAn Impaired Driving Enforcement officer on patrol on the 900-block of 6th Avenue, at 2:57 am on Sunday morning heard shots-fired then immediately observed a vehicle leaving the area and initiated a traffic stop APD reported.Alaska Native News Shared .
Anchorage police officer charged with violating man's civil rightsCornelius Pettus, 33, was already facing misdemeanor assault charges and felony charges of records tampering in state court.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Health care and personal wealth repeated themes in debate between Sen. Dan Sullivan and Al GrossSullivan, a Republican, was sworn in to office in 2015 and is running for a second term.KTOO Shared .
180 Chevak residents have been newly infected with COVID-19. What happened?In a village of just over a thousand residents, almost 20% of the population has now been infected with the coronavirus.KTOO Shared .
Ketchikan cruise ship visitors likely to pay extra $2 each in 2021Cruise ship head taxes have paid for hundreds of millions of dollars in waterfront improvements and services related to the industry.KTOO Shared .
Feds drop appeal to Tongass timber sale lawsuit on Prince of WalesThe federal government has withdrawn its appeal of a court ruling that halted one of the largest old growth timber sales in the Tongass National Forest.Alaska Public Media Shared .
180 Chevak residents have been newly infected with COVID-19. What happened?Last week, the village has announced over 180 new cases of COVID-19, about 20% of the population.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Anchorage Assembly weighs how to fill the mayor's seatOn Friday evening, less than two weeks after Mayor Ethan Berkowitz resigned due to a scandal, Austin Quinn-Davidson was sworn in as the acting mayor of Anchorage.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Anchorage man charged with violating quarantine in May dies in October shootingDuane Fields got out of prison in early May, and he appeared in news stories a couple weeks later when federal prosecutors charged him with ignoring a mandate to quarantine in Alaska upon his release from a California prison, Terminal Island, the site of one of the country's worst outbreaks of COVID-19 at a prison.Alaska Public Media Shared .
In Anchorage, Armenians of Alaska rally to raise awareness about conflict in Nagorno-KarabakhConflict in the region goes back decades, but recent clashes began at the end of September.Alaska Public Media Shared .
October 26th, 1909October 25, 2020 ANCHORAGE â The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today announced 526 new cases...Alaska Native News Shared .
Juneau adds 34 cases of COVID SundayJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services report 13,012 total resident cases and 1,052 nonresident cases have been confirmed during the pandemic.KINY Shared .
Voices of Alaska: Kyle HopkinsKyle Hopkins, 43, is a reporter and editor at the Anchorage Daily News. Hopkins was a reporter on the series âLawless, â a collaboration between the ADN and ProPublica that won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.Alaska Magazine Shared .
Opinion: Alaskans should choose Alaska's futureBallot Measure 2 helps open up the primaries so that we can vote for people - not parties.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Alaska Voices: Meet the people behind Ballot Measure 1I simply want you to understand the kind of Alaskans we are.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Voices of the Peninsula: A tale of 4 rankingsIf I can't have my first choice, I'd at least like input on my second, or even third choice.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Schools still at high riskWeekly update on the status of peninsula schools.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Kenai Police Department searching for police impersonatorsThe department received a report of the stop on Oct. 25 at around 5 p.m.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Borough's 7-day positivity rate hits 9.95%The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced 348 new COVID-19 cases in Alaska on Monday, of which 347 are residents.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Election 2020: Alaska House District 29 candidate Paul DalePaul Dale, who is running to represent Alaska's 29th District in the House of Representatives, is photographed at the Peninsula Clarion in Kenai on Oct.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Dunleavy: Virus in 'acceleration phase'The state health department reported about 880 new confirmed cases over the weekend.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Hitting the big timeSupporters surround Victor Rodriguez after he won the Alaska Fighting Championship bantamweight title on Feb.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Borough seeks board members for new fire, EMS service areaWestern Emergency Service Area board of directors will be appointed by borough mayor.Homer News Shared .
As COVID-19 cases rise, DHSS adds personnel and provides added regional supportOctober 25, 2020 ANCHORAGE â The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today announced 526 new cases of COVID-19 in Alaska â 520 residents and six nonresidents.Alaska Native News Shared .
Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Oct. 25, 2020DHSS today announced 526 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 520 are residents ), Fairbanks , Wasilla , Palmer , Soldotna , Eagle River ,Â Bethel Census AreaÂ , Kenai , North Pole , Kotzebue , Utgiagvik , Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area , Homer , Houston , Kenai Peninsula North , Sitka , Tok.Alaska Native News Shared .
Crowded Assembly agenda highlighted by ordinance declaring an economic disasterJuneau, Alaska - A resolution declaring the City and Borough of Juneau an economic disaster due to the pandemic and poor salmon returns in the region is before the Assembly during Monday evening's organizational meeting.KINY Shared .
Here, there, everywhere: COVID-19 on the riseAs Alaskans spend more time indoors, the cases of COVID-19 are on the rise. Another 526 cases of coronavirus were reported on Sunday in Alaska, adding to over 355 cases announced on Saturday, for a total of 881 new cases this weekend.Must Read Alaska Shared .
Record number of COVID-19 cases SundayJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 526 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.KINY Shared .
Officials appeal to Alaskans for help as state reports 526 COVID-19 cases SundaySome of the new cases are due to a backlog in reporting causes because of high recent numbers, according to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.KTOO Shared .
Palmer voting site temporarily closes after virus diagnosisThe risk to voters who cast ballots early at the main administrative offices of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough is considered to be low, according to the Division of Elections.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Murkowski says she will vote yes to confirm new Supreme Court justiceOn Friday, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski voted with Democrats against proceeding toward a vote on President Trump's latest nominee to the Supreme Court.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Seven people missing in Southwest AlaskaBethel, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers are helping to lead search efforts after a boat went missing near Quinhagak.KINY Shared .
UN Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons Worldwide RatifiedAn international treaty to ban nuclear weapons has been ratified by 50 United Nations member countries, the world body said Saturday.Alaska Native News Shared .
Record low temperatures recorded in JuneauJuneau, Alaska - Juneau, Eaglecrest and Auke Bay all recorded record low temperatures on Friday night according to the National Weather Service.KINY Shared .
Domestic in Douglas lands man in jailJuneau, Alaska - A Juneau man faces three felony charges after a domestic incident reported in the 1600 block of Douglas Highway Friday night.KINY Shared .
'Epic Level of Corruption': Postal Service Quietly Awards $5 Million Contract to DeJoy's Former CompanyReminder that Louis DeJoy still needs to be fired. The U.S. Postal Service last month quietly awarded a $5 million contract to Postmaster General Louis DeJoys former company XPO Logistics, raising fresh allegations of unethical activity by the Trump megadonor as he continues to come under fire forÂ causing nationwide mail delaysÂ that could...Alaska Native News Shared .
Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on MondayWASHINGTON — Senators are poised to remove a key hurdle to Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation on Sunday.KINY Shared .
Coast Guard saves fishing vessel from sinkingValdez, Alaska - U.S. Coast Guard Sector Juneau rescued the Elise Marie about 160 nautical miles south of Valdez after the vessel became disabled and started taking on water.KINY Shared .
Waterproof jacket for wind, snow, and rainPatagonia's Triolet Jacket is a breathable and waterproof jacket that held its own against the wind, snow, and rain of southeast Alaska.Alaska Magazine Shared .
Republicans want to open pristine Alaska wilderness to logging. It's a tragedyThe Tongass forest sequesters 3m tons of C02 annually, the equivalent of removing 650,000 gas-burning cars off the roads every year.The Guardian Shared .