The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday suspended the search in waters off Alaska for an overdue helicopter piloted by the former head of Alaska’s largest tribal health care organization, who resigned last week after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced against him.
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.