Lynden Oilfield Services Delivers Critical FreightLynden Oilfield Services equipment crossed tundra-covered public lands in Alaska this winter and spring to deliver critical infrastructure across the North Slope that couldn't wait until this summer's barging season.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
Luxury adventure cruises to the Arctic aren't going to happen this year either2020 would have been a big year for cruising in Nome with fourteen ships originally scheduled to make port.KTOO Shared .
Chugach Partners with JL Properties on EV Charging StationThe equipment became active recently at the complex that houses South Restaurant, Mountain View Sports and other businesses near the Old Seward Highway and O'Malley Road.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
Southern California commuter service, Float Shuttle, will buy core Ravn assets for $8 millionFloat Shuttle is buying nine of the Dash-8 planes and two of the federal operating certificates that Ravn's airlines, Corvus and PenAir, once used to fly passengers from Anchorage to the Aleutian Islands, the Kenai Peninsula and an array of other rural Alaska destinations.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Mask ordinance fails in KetchikanA proposal that would have mandated masks in public places inside Ketchikan city limits failed for lack of support last week.KTOO Shared .
Ravn Air Group Auction Adjourns, RavnAir Alaska and PenAir Remain UnsoldThe auction for Ravn Air Group's two Anchorage-based Part 121 passenger air carriers, RavnAir Alaska and PenAir, was adjourned without a sale after Ravn's secured creditors and Unsecured Creditors Committee determined that bids received were not high enough to be acceptable.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
RavnAir cancels auction for remaining planes, calling rural hub service into questionRavn had set a minimum bid of $19 million. But after more than five hours of delays and discussions with potential customers, a Ravn attorney, Jane Kim, told a teleconference full of aviation executives that none of the preliminary bids that the company had received were "acceptable," and that the auction was off.KTOO Shared .
Lunchtime Chats with Tlingit and HaidaDate: Thursday, July 9, 2020 Time: Noon - 1 PM. Topic: Child Care and Child Development Services Location: Facebook Live Event.Alaska Native News Shared .
F/V Knot Crazy sinks in Nushagak BayNobody was hurt or injured, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Seat belt may have saved driver from serious injuriesKetchikan, Alaska - A 25-year-old Anchorage woman lost control of a Ford pickup on Forest Park Drive when a deer stepped out onto the road Wednesday morning.KINY Shared .
Class of 2020 teaching graduates feel just as prepared for fall as previous classes, research showsDespite missing some student teaching hours, the pandemic did not have any significant impact on new Alaska teacher's preparedness.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Troopers report active July 4th holiday periodAnchorage, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers said traffic enforcement efforts prevented any fatal crashes on Alaska roads during the July 4th holiday period.KINY Shared .
One in Kasilof Arrested on Drug/Assault Charges after Disturbance CallAlaska State Troopers say that a K9 team responded to a disturbance call at 7:47 pm on Wednesday evening to find that a male and female got into an altercation with a suspect later identified as 36-year-old James Shannon Virgial Pearce on Cache Street in Kasilof.Alaska Native News Shared .
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Kenai Peninsula Fair canceled due to coronavirus concernsKENAI, Alaska — The Kenai Peninsula Fair scheduled for Aug. 14-16 has been canceled due to safety concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, its board of directors announced on Facebook.KINY Shared .
Fossil Jawbone From Alaska is a Rare Case of a Juvenile Arctic Dromaeosaurid DinosaurThis fossil is a clue to the history of how dinosaurs dispersed between continents, showing some dinosaurs likely nested in the far north A small piece of fossil jawbone from Alaska represents a rare example of juvenile dromaeosaurid dinosaur remains from the Arctic, according to a study published July 8, 2020 in the open-access.Alaska Native News Shared .
1 person dies, 2 rescued after boat capsizes near HomerHOMER, Alaska — Officials said one person died and two others were rescued after their boat capsized near Homer.KINY Shared .
Health consortium to offer free virus testing in Alaska citySITKA, Alaska — All residents of an Alaska city will be offered free coronavirus screening tests to help prevent the spread of the illness.KINY Shared .
Valdez joins Alaska communities mandating face coveringsANCHORAGE, Alaska — The city of Valdez has mandated the use of face coverings in public to slow the spread of the coronavirus.KINY Shared .
Alaska judge to hear arguments in virus relief aid caseJUNEAU, Alaska — A state court judge is set to hear arguments Thursday over whether to block disbursement of federal coronavirus relief aid to small businesses under a reinterpretation of program rules by Alaska Gov.KINY Shared .
Ravn Air Group Auction hits snagAnchorage, Alaska - Ravn's secured creditors and Unsecured Creditors Committee determined the bids to purchase Ravn Air Group's two Anchorage-based Part 121 passenger air carriers were not high enough to be acceptable.KINY Shared .
State gives Italian oil giant six more months to make $2.7M rent payment on Alaska leasesIt's the third such extension granted by DNR in the past three months. The department cited the coronavirus pandemic's dire impacts as the reason to give companies more time to pay.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
July 9th, 1958The Alaska Air National Guard rescued three people on two separate occasions July 7....Alaska Native News Shared .
Why Alaska's COVID-19 airport screening lines might be skipped or unstaffedA nurse consultant with the Division of Public Health says that testers will often leave their posts if there are no out-of-state flights scheduled to arrive.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
With international travel restrictions, burgeoning Arctic tourism season is canceled"For the first time since the early 90s we are without a cruise ship for the summer and it's unfortunate because the city was hoping to see at least a few before the end of the year after all the COVID requirements were worked out," she said.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Alaska National Guard Rescues Three Individuals During Two Overlapping MissionsThe Alaska Air National Guard rescued three people on two separate occasions July 7. The first rescue mission involved an aircraft crash 16 miles east of Farewell Lake, and the second was a medevac mission for a woman experiencing life-threatening medical complications in Seward.Alaska Native News Shared .
Fourth-of-July DUI High Visibility Enforcement Campaign Results Are InThe good news: DUIs were down from 10 misdemeanor and one felony arrest last summer to 8 misdemeanor and no felony arrests this summer.Alaska Native News Shared .
Kodiak Drug DealerU.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced on Wednesday that Kodiak man, Luke Bunting, age 23, went before U.S. District Judge Timothy Burgess for sentencing on Tuesday.Alaska Native News Shared .
SBA Releases Detailed Alaska PPP InfoThe deadline for businesses to apply to the Paycheck Protection Program was extended to August 8.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
CDC to Issue New School Guidelines After Trump CriticismFederal health officials will issue new guidelines for reopening U.S. schools after President Donald Trump criticized the current recommendations as tough, expensive and impractical.Alaska Native News Shared .
Alaska COVID-19 Count July 8thCASE COUNT SUMMARY, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 DHSS today announced 49 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska.Alaska Native News Shared .
CBJ proposes $15 million bond issueJuneau, Alaska - CBJ Manager Rorie Watt pitched a bond issue to stimulate the economy in 2021.KINY Shared .
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 8, 2020The Naknek-Kvichak fleet hauled in the second million-fish catch. Nushagak was just under a million, and yesterday's daily catch across all districts was over 2.6 million.KDLG Shared .
CBJ to look to buy building for shelterJuneau, Alaska - Close to 500 people have used the CBJ cold weather shelter in recent years and the assembly is interested in providing a permanent solution.KINY Shared .
FEELING TRAPPED?.Are a family of 5 living life in North Pole, Alaska! Where Santa Claus House is right down the street!Somers In Alaska Shared .
Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 8, 2020Pediatricians in Alaska weigh-in on school reopening. And, Juneau residents gather to support local and national police.Alaska News Nightly Shared .
CBJ sets time to discuss mask mandateJuneau, Alaska - The CBJ Assembly Committee of the Whole will discuss a proposed mask mandate on July 20.KINY Shared .
Cherokee Savage and Tennessee QueenJeff was joined by dancers Cherokee Savage and Tennessee Queen from the Great Alaskan Bush Company.Landmine Radio Shared .
American Cruise Lines cancels seasonJuneau, Alaska - Only two small cruise lines remain standing for possible sailings to Juneau this summer as American Cruise Lines canceled its sailings today.KINY Shared .
Kodiak man sentenced to prison for drugs, money launderingKodiak, Alaska - U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that a Kodiak man has been sentenced for money laundering and possessing drugs intended for distribution in Kodiak.KINY Shared .
RavnAir cancels auction for remaining planes, calling rural hub service into questionFour bidders participated in the auction: Anchorage-based Ryan Air; a Southern California-based company called Float Shuttle; Connecticut investment firm Wexford Capital; and a group of Alaskans represented by bankruptcy attorney Cabot Christianson.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Watch: Juneau Assembly hears proposal to require face coverings in publicThe Juneau Assembly will hold a virtual special meeting tonight at 5 p.m. before its regularly scheduled finance committee meeting.KTOO Shared .
NovaGold sues research firm for report on Donlin Gold mineAfter the short-selling firm J Capital Research released a report suggesting the Donlin Gold mine was too expensive to build, NovaGold's stock price dropped, but since then its prices have rebounded.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Assembly will look at rental assistance, possible mask ordinancesJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, July 8 beginning at 5 p.m.KINY Shared .
How To Dipnet For Salmon On The Kuskokwim RiverThe entire Kuskokwim River mainstem opened to gillnets on July 7. Gillnets are the dominant gear to harvest salmon on the Kuskokwim.KYUK Shared .
One small cruise line cancels Alaska sailings, others hope to salvage some of the seasonAmerican Cruise Lines announced Tuesday that it has canceled its season due to the spike in COVID-19 cases in other parts of the country.KTOO Shared .
Valdez becomes latest Alaska community to pass mask mandateMost public comments at Tuesday's meeting were in favor of the mandate, which goes into effect Friday.KTOO Shared .
1 new non-resident COVID-19 case reported in JuneauJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports one new non-resident case of COVID-19 in Juneau.KINY Shared .
Alaska reports 47 new COVID-19 cases and new case at Fairbanks prisonThe state also reduced the number of inpatient beds available, which it says more accurately represents the number of inpatient beds that can be used for COVID-19 patients.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Juneau Public Library goes fine-freeSheli DeLaney hosts on Thursday, July 9, 2020 Thursday on Juneau Afternoon, we'll get our update on activities and events at the public library for the.KTOO Shared .
Alaska reports 47 new COVID-19 cases, changes in the number of hospital beds available for themThe state COVID-19 dashboard showed a large drop in the number of available inpatients beds on Wednesday, from 1,800 to 1,400.KTOO Shared .
Valdez becomes latest Alaska community to pass mask mandateThe community has reported just two resident cases but council members expressed concern about limited healthcare capacity in the town of about 4,000.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Trump Health Secretary Says US Healthcare Workers 'Don't Get Infected' With Covid-19While the true toll Covid-19 has taken on healthcare workers is not yet known, one investigation found that more than 760 have died from the virus.Alaska Native News Shared .
Positive COVID-19 case reported in SitkaSitka, Alaska - Sitka Unified Command received information from Public Health Officials on a positive test result for COVID-19 in Sitka on Tuesday, July 7.KINY Shared .
Ketchikan Police intercept drug shipmentKetchikan, Alaska - Multiple agencies seized a large quantity of methamphetamine and cocaine, searched a Park Avenue residence, and made one arrest July 2, Ketchikan Police said.KINY Shared .
DHSS reports 47 new COVID-19 cases statewide on WednesdayJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported Wednesday that 40 Alaska residents and seven non-residents have tested positive for COVID-19.KINY Shared .
Lena Beach project is completedJuneau, Alaska - The Lena Beach picnic area project is a wrap.KINY Shared .
YKHC Offering COVID-19 Tests To Incoming Travelers at Aniak, St. Mary's, And Bethel AirportsThe Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation wants everyone who travels into the region from Anchorage to get tested for the coronavirus, and it's trying to make the process as easy as possible.KYUK Shared .
Juneau Ranger Brad Orr to retireJuneau, Alaska - Juneau Ranger Brad Orr is going to retire at the end of this summer.KINY Shared .
Ketchikan man gets lengthy prison term for drugsKetchikan, Alaska - Patrick Jaynes, 50, will spend 15 years behind bars for trying to smuggle in over 34 grams of illegal drugs into Ketchikan during the summer of 2019.KINY Shared .
Federal judge halts CARES Act funds to Alaska Native corporationsThe decision came Tuesday, July 7, 2020, as Tribal nations appeal a ruling in late June that said the Native corporations were eligible to receive the funding.KTOO Shared .
BROWN'S CLOSE: For the Love of KanyeI love Kanye West. He is my favorite celebrity. That is, I will take time out of my day to read any news story, or watch any television clip, in which he features.Alaska Journal Shared .
These Alaska companies got the biggest Payroll Protection Program loansA dozen Alaska companies got $5 million to $10 million apiece.KTOO Shared .
Wasilla Physical Disturbance Call Results in Short Car ChaseA short, high-speed chase broke out from Blue Lupine to Hyer Road in Wasilla after troopers responded to a physical disturbance in the suspect vehicle, driven by Connor R. Kirton, on Tuesday evening, troopers reported.Alaska Native News Shared .
TheAlaskaLife.com with Kyle MoffatThis week on The Alaska Show Podcast I sit down with Kyle Moffat, the founder of The Alaska Life social media platform and.The Alaska Show Shared .
Three jailed in Petersburg drug casePetersburg, Alaska - The Southeast Cities Against Drugs Task Force intercepted a package of methamphetamine, heroin and oxycodone worth $16,000 on July 1, Police said.KINY Shared .
FISH FACTOR: Lasting impacts loom for seafood price, demandThe global seafood industry will experience lasting impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, including reduced demand and pricing.Alaska Journal Shared .
Alaska COVID Data Summary from Friday, June 26th through Thursday, July 2ndBackground The Alaska COVID-19 Weekly Case Update will be finalized every weekend with data from the previous week and the report will be published by the following Wednesday.Alaska Native News Shared .
State businesses received $1.2B in PPP loansData released July 6 by the federal Small Business Administration lists more than 1,600 Alaska businesses approved to receive over $150,000 each from the federal Paycheck Protection Program through the end of June.Alaska Journal Shared .
Curbed by coronavirus, recall campaign behind pace for fall ballotA year ago this month, opponents of Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy launched a campaign to remove him from office.Alaska Journal Shared .
Exploration resumes at gold prospect within national parkDrilling is back to a remote gold prospect inside Lake Clark National Park after it largely sat dormant for more than two decades.Alaska Journal Shared .
OPINION: The Mayor's required readingOn the eve of the Fourth of July, Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz urged people to read the Declaration of Independence.Alaska Journal Shared .
Juneau School District engages families on plan for reopening during pandemicWhile the district touts itself as being one of a few in the country that has a public plan for returning to school, Superintendent Bridget Weiss says it's still a work in progress.KTOO Shared .
"Potent storm" could bring over an inch of rain to some parts of Southcentral todayNWS put out an an advisory at 5:24 a.m. Wednesday morning warning of heavy rain for the Anchorage Hillside to the northern Kenai Peninsula, with moderate rain around Anchorage and the Matanuska and Susitna Valleys.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Two Fairbanks Suspects Attempt to Evade Arrest by Swimming Chena RiverAn off-duty Fairbanks probation officer called into the Fairbanks dispatch on Monday evening and requested assistance taking a felon on parole, identified as Jeremy Fish, into custody, the Fairbanks Police Department revealed.Alaska Native News Shared .
Alaska's top doctor lays out four ways to reduce COVID-19 exposureAlaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink said that Alaskans can slow the spread of COVID-19 by minimizing contact with micro-droplets from others in the air.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Skagway rejects American Cruise Lines proposalSkagway, Alaska - The Skagway Assembly said they are not ready to start receiving even small cruise ships on July 23.KINY Shared .
Rocket's red glare injures three in Sitka fireworks mishapA pyrotechnician said that there was a malfunction during the finale, which "for reasons unknown" launched more quickly than planned.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Ketchikan schools plan reopening in AugustKetchikan, Alaska - The Ketchikan School Board is working on a variety of options for in and out of school learning this fall.KINY Shared .
Ketchikan Gateway Borough takes action on CARES fundsKetchikan, Alaska - The Ketchikan Gateway Borough reported 99 businesses have applied for $1.2 million in funding under the CARES Act.KINY Shared .
Wealthy and well-connected Alaska firms among those gaining most from PPPThe SBA has released the names of Alaska companies that scored the largest share of Alaska's $1.2 billion in PPP funds.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Trump Says He'd Meet with Kim Jong Un AgainU.S. President Donald Trump says he is open to another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even as Pyongyang signals it is uninterested in resuming stalled nuclear talks.Alaska Native News Shared .
New filter system seen as possible help against virusWashington, DC - Medical teams continue to search for an effective vaccine against COVID-19, and a team of researchers in Texas report they may have found a potential defense against the virus itself.KINY Shared .
Southeast lawmaker is counting on the $5 billion Alaska squirreled away this year for future dividendsThe portion of the Alaska Permanent Fund got a nearly $5 billion boost as the fiscal year drew to a close last month.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Kachemak Bay State Park trails reportThe trails report is provided by Park Specialist Eric Clarke.Homer News Shared .
Coronavirus tests in Alaska village do not find new casesBETHEL, Alaska — Alaska health officials said all residents in a small community who submitted to coronavirus testing have shown negative results, although not everyone agreed to test.KINY Shared .
Alaska city approves draft of wide-ranging equal rights lawKETCHIKAN, Alaska — An Alaska city council has approved a draft ordinance to protect equal rights for residents covering a range of personal, cultural and social circumstances.KINY Shared .
CBJ welcomes input on trail surveyJuneau, Alaska - A survey being offered by the CBJ will provide input on a 20 year Juneau Trails Master Plan currently being put together.KINY Shared .
Gambell rations fuel as it awaits fuel barge and fuel line repairResidents are only allowed to use two gallons of fuel per day due to a leaky fuel line and a fuel barge that didn't arrive last summer.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
July 8th, 1937Throughout my life, my grandma, Mary Jane Fate, imparted the importance of education on my brothers and me.Alaska Native News Shared .
One small cruise line cancels Alaska sailings, others hope to salvage some of the seasonAmerican Cruise Lines canceled its season due to the recent COVID-19 spike across the nation, but some businesses are hoping that other small cruise lines can help buffer some of the loss caused by the major cruise lines' cancellations.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Skagway residents got Permanent Fund dividends and city stimulus checks in the same weekThe city's plan was to keep people spending money despite a devastated tourism season. Some residents say it's working.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Weaver donates 'Chilkat Protector Mask'It will enter Sealaska Heritage Institute's permanent collection.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
1 dead, 2 rescued after boat capsizes near China Poot BayOne person is dead and another two were rescued Wednesday from the waters of Kachemak Bay by commercial fishermen and a surfer when their boat capsized near the mouth of China Poot Bay.Homer News Shared .
Arts briefsProject Award, Mandy Bernard. Bernard's fiber art explores themes of interconnection and communication. She will create two new bodies of work: diptych sculptures employing dissonant fibers and textiles, and a wearable art collection integrating paper-cut accessories.Homer News Shared .
Homer splits July Fourth games with DimondIn a rare appearance in Homer, Alaska 20 split an Independence Day doubleheader with Dimond on Saturday.Homer News Shared .
Reeling 'Em In: Kings still around at fishing hole while silvers not yet hereThe sportspersonages who nailed silver-side jacks and claimed they were Coho are known as The Severely Clueless and should be tested on the contents of pages 90-91of the Southcentral Alaska Sports Fishing Regulations Summary before being allowed anywhere near a rod.Homer News Shared .
Point of View: What it was like being in unofficial parade with a BLM bannerI am writing today to let the people of Homer know about what it was like to try and participate in the unofficial Fourth of July parade while expressing an opinion not deemed worthy by its organizers.Homer News Shared .
Homer Farmers Market: Farmers offer stability in times of uncertaintyIn a time of uncertainty, it certainly is nice to know where the stability is.Homer News Shared .
Letters to the EditorHomer Senior Citizens Inc. has now been cleared for the novel coronavirus. Thank you to the dedicated, loyal, and compassionate staff who have kept the virus out of our facility by practicing wearing masks and 6-foot distancing even when they are not caring for our residents.Homer News Shared .
Artist organizes 'bee the change' projectWith the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center Fourth of July celebration canceled, a group of Homer artists who traditionally perform in the parade as a swarm of buzzing bees took their project to artist and "queen bee" Mavis Muller's hayfield.Homer News Shared .
Arts council announces peony poster contest winnersAs part of Homer's innaugural Homer Peony Celebration taking place July 10-25, the Homer Council on the Arts sponsored a youth poster contest.Homer News Shared .
Ninilchik Rodeo returns to its roots over July Fourth weekendThe annual Ninilchik Rodeo, held every July Fourth weekend, celebrated 60 years this past weekend under blue skies and soaring temperatures at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds.Homer News Shared .
Best BetsOnce again some Lower 48 website has provided the Betster with exciting news about Alaska.Homer News Shared .
Kachemak Gardener: Gardening and birds go hand in gloveThere are nine lilacs on this one-third acre and they are blooming in sequence. I actually thought about that - me, who does zero garden planning.Homer News Shared .
Years AgoFishing and civic groups discussed new requirements of the Federal Water Quality Control Administration which will prohibit waste from seafood processing plants to enter public waters after 1972.Homer News Shared .
Point of View: What it was like being in unofficial parade with BLM bannerI am writing today to let the people of Homer know about what it was like to try and participate in the unofficial Fourth of July parade while expressing an opinion not deemed worthy by its organizers.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Hospital adds new COVID-19 roomsAn increase last month in positive COVID-19 cases on the lower Kenai Peninsula prompted South Peninsula Hospital to revise and remodel its pandemic response plan.Homer News Shared .
1 dead, 2 rescued after boat capsizes near China Poot BayA 14-foot skiff carrying three people overturned near Gull Island in the mouth of China Poot Bay.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly overrides mayoral veto of hybrid election system ordinanceMembers of the Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly voted to override a mayoral veto at their Tuesday meeting.Homer News Shared .
10 new COVID-19 cases on the Kenai PeninsulaStatewide, 49 new cases in total were identified: 40 resident cases and nine nonresident cases.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
9 new COVID-19 cases on the Kenai PeninsulaThe central Kenai Peninsula saw growth in the number of new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, while the southern peninsula has stopped experiencing spikes in cases for the time being.Homer News Shared .
Assembly overrides veto of hybrid election systemMembers of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted to override a mayoral veto at their Tuesday meeting.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Homer Peony Celebration begins this weekWith many large or indoor events canceled this year due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, Homer has still found a way to celebrate one of its prettiest and most important resources: peonies.Homer News Shared .
Artist organizes 'bee the change' project"I like to refer to this kind of group activity as the art of activism, or ‘artivism' for short."Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Independence Day parade organized after official event gets canceledThe continued spread of COVID-19 across Alaska prompted many official organizations and municipalities to cancel their Independence Day events this year, including the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center.Homer News Shared .
Council offers city manager job to California candidateThe Homer City Council voted last week to offer the job of city manager to their last candidate standing: Rob Dumouchel, a government employee from Eureka, California.Homer News Shared .
Keeping cows and carrying onCassy Rankin / Kenai Peninsula District 4-H Parker Rose and Kendra Rose, members of the Sterling Horse and Livestock 4-H Club, pose with their miniature donkey on April 23.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Public comment open on proposed refuge changesAccording to an explanation of the proposed changes published in the Federal Register, the changes are a result of the Department of Interior - which oversees the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - prioritizing increased recreational access, collaboration with states and tribes, and alignment of state and federal regulations.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Alaska Native Tribes Must Act Fast to Close Digital DivideThroughout my life, my grandma, Mary Jane Fate, imparted the importance of education on my brothers and me.Alaska Native News Shared .
Eruption of Alaska's Okmok Volcano Linked to Period of Extreme Cold in Ancient RomeAn international team of scientists has found evidence connecting an unexplained period of extreme cold in ancient Rome with an unlikely source: a massive eruption of Alaska's Okmok volcano, located on the opposite side of the Earth.Alaska Native News Shared .
Long-Distance Champions of AlaskaA scientist recently wondered which animal travels farthest across the landscape in one year. In doing his research, he found a few Alaska creatures near the top of the list.Alaska Native News Shared .
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 7, 2020The season's first million-fish harvest in a single district happened in Egegik yesterday, and, according to BBRSDA, the baywide daily harvest yesterday was the second biggest since 2012.KDLG Shared .
Taku River turns cold, runs fast after glacial dam release in the Juneau IcefieldThis glacial dam release, or jökulhlaup, was relatively small, but there could be more this summer.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Ravn Air Group auction continued to WednesdayAnchorage, Alaska - Ravn Air Group and its creditors held an auction Tuesday for 14 bidders to buy the entire group, its three separate airlines, or some/all of a series of bundled lots of the group's assets.KINY Shared .
F/V Knot Crazy sank in Nushagak Bay on SundayNo injuries were reported, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, which is investigating the situation.KDLG Shared .
Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 7, 2020Anchorage bar owners push back against being publicly named in connection with positive COVID cases.Alaska News Nightly Shared .
Social services campus in the works for Mendenhall ValleySheli DeLaney hosts on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. On today's show, League of Women Voters will tell us about their upcoming How To Run For Office workshop.KTOO Shared .
Watch: Gov. Dunleavy to discuss state's response to the coronavirus pandemicState health officials reported that another Alaskan has died with COVID-19.KTOO Shared .
R&M Consultants, Inc. Promotes Three Employees into Management RolesJohn Daley assumed Group Manager of Waterfront Engineering in the wake of Kim Nielsen's retirement.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
One Southeast lawmaker is counting on the $5 billion Alaska squirreled away this year for future dividendsAnd though protecting almost $5 billion is nothing to sneeze at, Stedman says the legislature voted to squirrel away quite a bit more - but was overridden.KTOO Shared .
COVID-19 vaccine candidates secure funds, Lysol gets EPA nodWashington, DC - Novavax has received $1.6 billion from the federal government to complete late-stage clinical development, establish large-scale manufacturing, and deliver 100 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate.KINY Shared .
Ravn sells off dozens of small planes to Alaska companiesThe bankrupt RavnAir group sold off dozens of its small planes to three Alaska aviation companies in a Tuesday auction, but Ravn's largest planes and most valuable airline operating certificates won't be sold until Wednesday.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Skagway residents got Permanent Fund dividends and city stimulus checks in the same weekThe manager of the local bank branch said there was a run on cash last week—a sign that the spending is likely to happen locally rather than online.KTOO Shared .
Taku River turns cold, runs fast after glacial dam release in the Juneau IcefieldThe National Weather Service issued a flood advisory on July 4 when a river gauge at the Canadian border showed water levels rapidly rising.KTOO Shared .
Corps Continues Legacy of Dredging at Port of AlaskaFor the Port of Alaska, the Westport, a 2,000-cubic-yard hopper dredge, maintains the seafloor to the congressionally approved depth of - 35 feet for safe navigation.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
Alaska Railroad Kicks Off Annual Catch the Train Photo ContestTo participate, passengers can submit a photo to the contest via the Alaska Railroad Facebook page or by using the hashtag #CatchTheTrainAK on Twitter or Instagram.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
As law enforcement agencies diversify, Alaska State Troopers remain nearly 90% whiteNumbers for the Alaska State Troopers, however, have not changed significantly in recent years, though "our efforts have been significant," spokeswoman Megan Peters wrote in an email.KTOO Shared .
Judge halts virus relief funding for Alaska Native corporationsSeveral tribes are appealing a ruling that said that Alaska Native Corporations are eligible for a share of the $8 billion in CARES Act funding designated for tribes.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
State reports another death as active COVID-19 infections again reach new highThe report of another death follows a recent spike in Alaska's number of new COVID-19 infections, and warnings from Anchorage city officials that its system for investigating cases has maxed out.KTOO Shared .
Judge halts virus relief funding for Alaska Native firmsWashington, DC - A federal judge has put the brakes on federal coronavirus relief funding for Alaska Native corporations for now.KINY Shared .
DHSS reports 23 new COVID-19 cases statewide on TuesdayJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported Tuesday that 19 Alaska residents and four non-residents have tested positive for COVID-19.KINY Shared .
Census officials say they'll count all rural Alaskans, but workers on the ground aren't so sureA 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.KTOO Shared .
Follow-Up Testing In Napaskiak Yields No New COVID-19 CasesTest results have come back for the latest round of COVID-19 tests conducted in Napaskiak.KYUK Shared .
YKHC Moving Coronavirus Testing Tent And Entrance To ERAccess to two key Bethel Hospital services is changing. The entrance to the emergency room and the location of the COVID-19 testing tent are both moving during the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation's ongoing construction.KYUK Shared .
In the era of social media, connecting it easy. But how do we find genuine connection with others?In her new Book, "400 Friends and no One to Call" Val Walker explains how people from all walks of life can end up struggling to find real connection and meaning with others.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Kiehl believes Legislature should meet in special session to deal with Cares Act fixesJuneau, Alaska - Juneau Senator Jesse Kiehl is of the opinion that the Legislature needs to convene in special session to make fixes to the Alaska Cares Grant Program.KINY Shared .
FEMA provides masks to Alaskan airportsJuneau, Alaska - Several Southeast Alaska airports will receive masks from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for essential air workers in the state.KINY Shared .
Hospitality industry criticizes decision to release the names of bars and restaurants with COVID-19 casesThe industry argues that it was unfairly singled out and that the announcement created confusion about where people could have been exposed.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Investigators Solve the Mystery of Missing Daniel Buckwalter, Suspect in JailAfter a five-year investigation, troopers report that the case of missing Big Lake man, Daniel Roy Buckwalter has finally been solved and the main suspect in the case is in custody.Alaska Native News Shared .
Entire Kuskokwim River Mainstem Open To GillnetsThe entire Kuskokwim River mainstem is open to gillnets until further notice. The change went into effect on July 7 at 12:01 a.m.KYUK Shared .
Fairbanks Man Jailed on Multiple Charges after Serious Domestic Violence Incident TuesdayJust minutes after midnight on Tuesday morning, troopers responded to a report of a possible domestic disturbance an Goldstream Road north of Fairbanks.Alaska Native News Shared .
I'm White. Now What?I am not an expert on Black history. I am not an expert on our present day.Beneath The Borealis Shared .
Lower Kuskokwim resumes school construction projects after COVID-19 restrictions liftConstruction crews are balancing the need for the work on the schools threatened by things like riverbank erosion with the village's fears of a COVID-19 outbreak.Alaska Public Media Shared .
UPDATE: California hiker dies after fall near Juneau's Perseverance TrailA 36-year-old man died, according to the Juneau Police Department.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Hiker dies after apparent fall near Juneau's Perseverance TrailA 36-year-old man died, according to the Juneau Police Department.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Ketchikan confirms two positive COVID-19 casesKetchikan, Alaska - A testing program at a local seafood processing plant found a plant worker tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.KINY Shared .
Anti-mask mandate campaign gets taken down by GoFundMeA crowdsourcing campaign to produce ads challenging mainstream advice about using face coverings was removed from the platform for violating its terms of service.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Troopers solve cold case homicideWasilla, Alaska - The disappearance of Daniel Buckwalter, 46, nearly five years ago has resulted in the arrest of an Alaska man on murder charges, Alaska State Troopers said.KINY Shared .
US Leads World in Coronavirus Cases, DeathsThe death toll in the United States from the COVID-19 pandemic rose above 130,000 people Monday, according to data compiled by U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University.Alaska Native News Shared .
Single vehicle crash claims life near FairbanksFairbanks, Alaska - Guyton Harrison, 56, died when a motorcycle he was operating drove off the Robert Mitchell Expressway near Airport Way, Alaska State Troopers said Monday.KINY Shared .
Figures show Alaska state troopers remain nearly 90% whiteANCHORAGE, Alaska — A vast majority of Alaska State Troopers are white, making the primary statewide law enforcement agency substantially less diverse than Alaska's population.KINY Shared .
Siberia wildfire smoke reaches Southcentral Alaska, islandsANCHORAGE, Alaska — The National Weather Service said smoke from wildfires in Siberia have carried to Southcentral Alaska and the Aleutian Islands.KINY Shared .
July 7th, 1958An 11:58 am response to a report of two individuals passed out in a vehicle on the 1400-block of...Alaska Native News Shared .
17th Alaskan dies of COVID-19There were 23 new positive cases of COVID-19 announced Tuesday.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
State lifts burn suspensionResidents may now obtain permits for burn barrels as well as for small and large-scale brush fires.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Dipnetters banned from retaining kingsAs of July 1, retention of king salmon 34 inches in length or greater and the use of bait are prohibited in the sport fishery from the mouth of the Kenai River to the ADF&G regulatory marker located 300 yards downstream from the mouth of Slikok Creek.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Application period for borough relief funds begins MondayBusinesses and nonprofits can apply for these funds even if they have already received state or federal COVID-19 assistance, as long the applicant can show that borough relief funds would be used for expenses not already covered by other funds.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Anchorage Driver Backs Over Patrol Vehicle in Attempt to Evade MondayAn 11:58 am response to a report of two individuals passed out in a vehicle on the 1400-block of Twining Drive would escalate when the driver of the vehicle woke up and elected to attempt to evade officers, APD reported on Monday.Alaska Native News Shared .
Eagle River sweeps Alaska 20Alaska 20's Davey Belger fouls off a pitch against Eagle River while Harrison Metz times up the pitcher in the on-deck circle Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at the Kenai Little League fields in Kenai, Alaska.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Kalifornsky Kitchen: berry crumbleI'm convinced it's impossible to mess this one up.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Freshness time 2DoubleUp program helps seniors, families eat healthy.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Alaska Voices: Who benefits from Alaska's binding caucuses?The main purpose for the binding caucus is to concentrate power in the hands of the leadership.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Alaska Voices: Alaska Native Tribes must act fast to close digital divideWhen it comes to high-speed internet access, rural Alaska communities are lagging behind.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
A Tiny Ancient Relative of Dinosaurs and Pterosaurs DiscoveredNew study suggests a miniaturized origin for some of the largest animals ever to live on Earth Dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs may be known for their remarkable size, but a newly described species from Madagascar that lived around 237 million years ago suggests that they originated from extremely small ancestors.Alaska Native News Shared .
It's official: Alaska won't see any large cruise ships this yearCarnival and Royal Caribbean already announced that they wouldn't be sailing to Alaska.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 6, 2020It's the KDLG pledge drive! Please donate! Make it possible for us to provide news and info like this: The run is late this year, but it's ramping way up across the bay.KDLG Shared .
Ravn Air Group auction scheduled for TuesdayJuneau, Alaska - Fourteen qualified bidders have stated their intent to participate in an auction to be held July 7, where they can bid to buy the entire group, separate airlines, or some/all of a series of assets.KINY Shared .
Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 6, 2020Workers at an Anchorage transitional care center describe trying to contain Alaska's largest coronavirus outbreak.Alaska News Nightly Shared .
LYSD And Contracting Company Add Precautions After Worker In Mt. Village Tests Positive For COVID-19A positive case of COVID-19 in Mountain Village has a school district and a contracting company rethinking their coronavirus policies.KYUK Shared .
Juneau schools hear comments on smart start planJuneau, Alaska - With seven weeks to go before schools are scheduled to start, Juneau schools have begun the process of showing what the community what the new normal will be for schools amid COVID-19.KINY Shared .
LKSD Resumes School Construction Projects After Villages Relax Travel RestrictionsWhen Y-K Delta villages locked down travel several months ago, the Lower Kuskokwim School District had to shut down construction on several new schools.KYUK Shared .
Will This Money Help?Are a family of 5 living life in North Pole, Alaska! Where Santa Claus House is right down the street!Somers In Alaska Shared .
Alaska's largest rural airline will go on the auction block TuesdayFourteen bidders intend to participate in the auction, Ravn said in a prepared statement Monday, though it did not reveal their names.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Tlingit cultural items could be headed back to AlaskaThe items, which currently sit at the museum of the University of Maine, could be returned to Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, under a federal law that allows for the removal of such objects.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Juneau has 1 new non-resident COVID-19 caseJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports one new non-resident case of COVID-19 in Juneau.KINY Shared .
It's official: Alaska won't see any large cruise ships this yearThere may still be a handful of cruise ships plying the waters of the Inside Passage this summer - boutique cruise ships with fewer than 250 people are unaffected by a federal order barring large cruises.KTOO Shared .
Ketchikan airport testing site reports 1 new COVID-19 caseKetchikan, Alaska - One new positive test result for COVID-19 has been identified through the traveler testing site at the Ketchikan airport.KINY Shared .
Juneau police capture man wanted for weapon, escape chargesJuneau, Alaska - Juneau police have apprehended a man they say was wanted on weapons and escape charges.KINY Shared .
Tlingit cultural items could be headed back to AlaskaUnder federal law, such cultural or sacred objects belong to Indigenous descendants and can be removed from museums for repatriation.KTOO Shared .
DHSS reports 30 new COVID-19 cases statewide on MondayJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported Monday that 28 Alaska residents and two non-residents have tested positive for COVID-19.KINY Shared .
Juneau 'Responder of the Quarter' announcedJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska State Firefighters Association - Juneau Chapter has announced firefighter Ken Arnoldt as the Responder of the Quarter.KINY Shared .
Hiker dies after apparent fall near Juneau's Perseverance TrailCapital City Fire/Rescue Chief Rich Etheridge says the man suffered a massive head injury.KTOO Shared .
Hiker dies during fallJuneau, Alaska - A 36-year-old hiker died during a fall in the area of Basin Road on Friday, Juneau Police said.KINY Shared .
Yukon Chum Commercial Opener CanceledThe Yukon River commercial fishing opening originally scheduled to start in District 1 on Monday, July 6 has been canceled.KYUK Shared .
Lucas Devices purchased for Capital City Fire Rescue ambulancesJuneau, Alaska - Capital City Fire Rescue is employing a new medical device on ambulances that Emergency Management Services Officer Andrew Pantiskas says the purchase of which was spurred by the coronavirus pandemic.KINY Shared .
How Providence workers fought to contain 'lightning speed' coronavirus at site of Alaska's largest outbreakTests over several weeks revealed 47 coronavirus cases among the center's patients and caregivers — about one in four.KTOO Shared .
For Second Day In A Row, YKHC Announces Two Cases Of COVID-19The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation announced two more cases of COVID-19 over the weekend. These are the 16th and 17th cases related to the region.KYUK Shared .
Passenger on board the Alaska ferry Kennicott tests positive for COVID-19The department says it doesn't know when the passenger became infected or became contagious. The two travelers stayed on board until arriving in Whittier, then re-boarded the Kennicott on July 3 for a new sailing to Cordova, where the passenger tested positive for COVID-19.KTOO Shared .
Skagway asks small cruise ships not to come… for nowSkagway's assembly wants to see a more robust COVID-19 mitigation plan before the company docks in town—even if that means waiting until 2021.KTOO Shared .
Defund the police? Murkowski says no, but they don't need weapons of warMurkowski is co-sponsoring an amendment that would ban the Pentagon from transferring certain surplus military weapons to police departments.KTOO Shared .
Alaska Pacific University Releases Campus Reopening PlanThe plan allows for both in-person and distance learning when the semester begins August 24.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
AMHS Passenger Tests Positive for COVID-19Last night, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services alerted the Alaska Marine Highway System that a recent passenger tested positive for COVID-19.Alaska Native News Shared .
Making A Medicine Bag In A PandemicAn artist from Kasigluk has used his time during the pandemic to make a medicine bag.KYUK Shared .
SBA Resumes Accepting PPP Applications, Releases Program DataThe data includes business names, addresses, NAICS codes, zip codes, business type, demographic data, non-profit information, name of lender, jobs supported, and loan amount ranges.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
Alaska Airlines Secures Nearly $1.2 Billion in Private FundingAlaska Airlines has secured nearly $1.2 billion in private loans to further secure its financial stability and future during the COVID-19 recovery period, while balancing the appropriate amount of liquidity.Alaska Business Magazine Shared .
Alaska Sea Grant Efforts Result in Over $8.5 Million in Economic Benefits to Alaska in 2019These benefits were the result of our work in marine safety training, seafood safety classes, seafood technology programs, professional consultations, and other activities.Alaska Native News Shared .
Salmon Harvests in Alaska Generally Below ExpectationsCommercial salmon harvests in Alaska are off to a slow start in the 2020 season, with year-to-date statewide landings at just over three million fish - the lowest in at least 12 years.Alaska Native News Shared .
M/V Kennicott passenger tests positive for COVID-19The department says it doesn't know when the passenger became infected or became contagious. After getting on the ferry in Washington, the two travelers stayed on board until arriving in Whittier, then re-boarded the Kennicott on July 3 for a new sailing to Cordova, where the passenger tested positive for COVID-19.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Census officials say they'll count all rural Alaskans; Workers on the ground aren't so sureWith limited person-to-person interaction hampering census effots, only about 17% of Nome's population has been counted.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Juvenile Bystander Injured by ATV in Glenn Highway ATV/Truck CollisionA juvenile alongside the road at mile 130 of the Glenn Highway suffered serious injuries when a careening ATV struck him on Saturday evening, troopers revealed.Alaska Native News Shared .
Child care advocates have started pushing for more funding and reformsAdvocates hope that with additional funding will stabilize providers but reform is necessary to be sustainable.Alaska Statewide News Shared .
Thousands of Americans try to enter Canada despite coronavirus travel banEighty-seven per cent of rejected travellers were Americans.The Independent Shared .
How Providence workers fought to contain 'lightning speed' coronavirus at site of Alaska's largest outbreakTwo health care workers from the Providence Transitional Care Center in Anchorage share their stories.Alaska Public Media Shared .
As law enforcement agencies diversify, Alaska State Troopers remain nearly 90% whiteAbout 87% of troopers are white, compared to 65% of Alaska's population. Alaska Natives and American Indians have the next-largest representation among troopers, at 5%, compared to some 20% of the population overall.Alaska Public Media Shared .
48-Year-Old Anchorage Woman Charged with Murder in Fourth of July Mountain View ShootingAPD patrol officers were called out at 7:14 pm on July 4th after receiving a report of a shooting on the 130-block of Klevin Street in Anchorage, APD reports.Alaska Native News Shared .
Congress eyes another stimulus checkWashington, DC - Democrats insist that American workers need another stimulus check to recover from this pandemic.KINY Shared .
Bald eagle trapped in Alaska tree rescued on 4th of JulyJUNEAU, Alaska — A wildlife official said a bird symbolizing America's freedom had to be liberated on Independence Day after becoming stuck in a tree in Alaska.KINY Shared .
Anchorage names businesses visited by customers with virusANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Anchorage Department of Health has released a list of businesses where people who later tested positive for COVID-19 spent extended periods of time.KINY Shared .
AMHS passenger tests positive for COVID-19Whittier, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services alerted the Alaska Marine Highway System that a passenger on board recently from Bellingham to Whittier tested positive for COVID-19.KINY Shared .
Juneau police seek wanted manJuneau, Alaska - A 32-year-old Juneau man is sought for questioning in the report of an assault with a firearm on July 4th, Juneau Police said.KINY Shared .
4 people taken to hospital after Egan crashJuneau, Alaska - Egan Drive was shut down for just over 30 minutes Sunday night after a two-car collision at the Fred Meyer intersection, Juneau Police said.KINY Shared .
July 6th, 1921Anchorage, Alaska: The Municipality of Anchorage has partnered with community organizations and internal Municipal departments to assist distributing masks...Alaska Native News Shared .
State reports new 30 new cases; hospitalizations reach new highThe Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association also reported Monday that 16 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are currently hospitalized, which is the largest number of hospitalized COVID-19-positive patients in the state at any one time so far.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Soldotna to vote on relief funds for businesses, nonprofitsCARES Relief and Recovery Grant funds would be rolled out in two phases.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
State reports 30 new cases; hospitalizations reach new highThe Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association also reported Monday that 16 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are currently hospitalized, which is the largest number of hospitalized COVID-19-positive patients in the state at any one time so far.Homer News Shared .
Riding high in NinilchikThe annual Ninilchik Rodeo, held every July Fourth weekend, celebrated 60 years this past weekend under blue skies and soaring temperatures at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
COVID-19 case in Mountain Village shuts down commercial fishing in some Yukon communitiesKwik'pak, a plant that processes Yukon River salmon, has stopped purchasing fish in Y2, or District 2 of the Yukon River, which includes Mountain Village, Pitkas Point, St. Mary's, Pilot Station and Marshall.Alaska Public Media Shared .
COVID coins a new shortageAt the Wells Fargo Bank's Kenai branch, the sign on the door indicates that no rolls of coins will be given from the location to consumers, and the rolls will be limited to one per denomination for businesses.Must Read Alaska Shared .
COVID-19: How artists and a housing agency collaborated to reduce loneliness for isolated seniorsCook Inlet Housing Authority serves about 600 Alaska seniors in independent living situations in CIHA buildings.Hometown, Alaska Shared .
Municipality of Anchorage to Distribute Masks to CommunityAnchorage, Alaska: The Municipality of Anchorage has partnered with community organizations and internal Municipal departments to assist distributing masks to residents of Anchorage.Alaska Native News Shared .
DHSS reports 32 new COVID-19 cases statewide on SundayJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported Sunday that 27 Alaska residents and five non-residents have tested positive for COVID-19.KINY Shared .
Alaska Pacific University Releases Campus Reopening PlanAnchorage, Alaska - Alaska Pacific University has released its Return to Campus plan, which outlines protective measures against COVID-19 transmission.Alaska Native News Shared .
Northern Lights Boulevard 30-day closure for creek culvert replacement projectFull closure of Northern Lights Boulevard between Lake Otis Parkway and UAA Drive for 30 days will begin July 5 for a creek culvert replacement project.Alaska Native News Shared .
Tuesday is 'black business only' day, according to Alaska Black CaucusThe Alaska Black Caucus reminds Alaskans that Tuesday is #, "an opportunity to stand in solidarity with Black people as we work to eradicate racism by using our economic power."Must Read Alaska Shared .
Confirmed Anchorage COVID-19 Exposure LocationsAnchorage, Alaska - The Anchorage Health Department has confirmed that persons who were infectious with COVID-19 spent extended time in the following businesses:.Alaska Native News Shared .
Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Denali On Thursday, July 2, at approximately 11:00 a.m. , personnel from Alaska Regional Communications Center , located in Denali National Park and Preserve , received notification from the International Emergency Response Coordination Center that a distress signal from a satellite emergency notification device had been activated from within the park.Alaska Native News Shared .
Seattle driver slams into protestorsSeattle, Washington - A 27-year-old Seattle man was taken into custody after his vehicle slammed into a group of people marching on I-5 Saturday.KINY Shared .
July 5th, 1869The steamboat, Yukon, the first steamboat to enter the Yukon River, does so for the first time.Alaska Native News Shared .
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A former student speaks out about racism in Juneau schools; administration says it'll do betterAfter watching protests unfold for Black lives in Alaska and across the country, Lacey Davis posted a video on Facebook about her experiences of growing up Black in Juneau.Alaska Public Media Shared .
Goldbelt shareholder fined $1,000 over Facebook post accusing state regulator of inactionState financial regulators have fined a Goldbelt, Inc. shareholder over a Facebook post complaining of inaction by the state agency responsible for financial oversight of the corporate board.Alaska Public Media Shared .
What Is Your Fear?That unmistakeable feeling that doesn't let you move forward. Today we take you to the beautiful back country in Alaska where talk about our fears of Full Time Van Life in Alaska.Wings and Wheels Alaska Shared .
Kenai Peninsula Fair canceled this yearCotton candy, carnival rides and racing pigs will have to wait for another summer, according to the board of directors for the Kenai Peninsula Fair.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Case count dips after 5 record days of positive casesAlaska has had 1,338 cases of the disease since the state began tracking the pandemic in March.Peninsula Clarion Shared .
Central Council of Tlingit and Haida fireworks sale draws hundredsMoney from the sale goes to services that the Central Council provides for tribal citizens throughout the year.KTOO Shared .
'Back the Blue' demonstrators hold Independence Day rally in JuneauThe new group plans to continue holding these types of rallies - a few of them have also stood along roadsides in town with signs supporting the police in recent weeks.KTOO Shared .
As America Celebrates Independence Day, Is Discord Embedded in the Country's DNA?Americans mark this Independence Day during a time of turmoil in the United States.. to wear a mask in public, the COVID-19 pandemic is surging in most U.S. states.Alaska Native News Shared .
For the second day in a row, the state reports an Alaskan has died of COVID-19 as number new cases climbsDetails about the death reported on Saturday were not immediately available. However, the state reported on Friday that the 15th person who died was an Anchorage man in his 80s who died in June.KTOO Shared .
Anchorage names bars and restaurants where patrons may have been exposed to COVID-19The Anchorage Department of Health has announced 19 locations in the municipality, Palmer and Seward where individuals infected with COVID-19 were confirmed to have "spent extended time" prior to testing positive.KTOO Shared .