The State of Alaska has expanded the eligibility for vaccines to Phase 1c. Phase 1c included any Alaskan above 55, any residents above 16 in special categories including high risk, multigenerational households and essential workers.
The Alaska Department of Transportation closed a portion of the Richardson Highway between Paxon and Trims DOT maintenance camps on Sunday for around 12 hours due to drifting, blowing snow and snow slides that made travel unsafe.
If you think you could use a vacation, think about how people who don’t live in Alaska must feel. Through a new marketing campaign, the Alaska Travel Industry Association is attempting to rope in some of those people in the Lower 48 who are ready to start going places again.
The City of Unalakleet, which has long been under an on-and-off communitywide boil notice, has officially declared its ongoing water crisis a disaster after yet another emergency meeting of its city council Friday night.
An Alaska Native corporation said it was unable to meet a deadline for aerial surveys of polar bear dens in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge because a federal agency did not issue the necessary authorization in a timely manner.
Tucked away in the ConocoPhillips Integrated Sciences building at the University of Alaska Anchorage, undergrad and graduate students alike have been putting in countless hours researching the coronavirus in the Bortz Virology Lab.
Members of the Fairbanks Police Department, Alaska State Troopers and U.S. Marshals arrested a North Pole man on Tuesday. Brandon Laszloffy, 24, was being sought on warrants for multiple charges including first degree robbery, attempted assault in the first degree and misconduct involving weapons in the first degree.
Last year Durham School services was awarded a 10 year school bus contract for the Fairbanks North Star Borough school district, and are introducing a new fleet of buses to serve district affiliated schools.
Members of the Canadian Air Force have been in Alaska training with U.S. Army Alaska during the Arctic Warrior 21 cold weather training. The annual training aims to help U.S. Forces prepare for fighting in arctic climates.
Former state lawmaker Katie Hurley, who also served as Chief Clerk to Alaska's Constitutional Convention, and held a variety of other positions in Alaska's formative statehood and territorial years, has died at age 99.
Sen. Lora Reinbold, R-Eagle River, has responded to a scathing letter from the governor that accused her of spreading COVID-19 misinformation and misrepresenting the state of Alaska’s pandemic response
While the travel restrictions continue to make going to and from many rural Alaskan villages difficult, many children have been stuck at home reading the same books again and again. For about 40 villages, more are on the way. A lot more.
With temperatures forecasted to dip down to 30 below and colder, having a winterized car is essential. Cars that aren’t plugged in often won’t start because of the cold. However, these winterizations can also cause car fires according to Fairbanks Firefighter Tony Naber.