Anchorage Assembly shapes early plans for next round of COVID-19 stimulus

Downtown Anchorage, as seen from the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. (Abbey Collins/Alaska Public Media)Another round of federal COVID-19 stimulus money is on its way to Anchorage, though how much and when it will arrive is not exactly clear.  “I’m waiting [...]

2021-03-31T23:03:23+00:00March 31, 2021|Alaska|

Alaskans will soon need to dial 10 digits for in-state calls

Creative Commons photo by MangpagesBeginning later this year, Alaskans will need to dial the area code when making phone calls within the state. Recently, some telecommunication companies, including Matanuska Telephone Association, notified users that seven-digit dialing will soon be a [...]

2021-03-31T22:02:23+00:00March 31, 2021|Alaska|

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2021-03-31T21:47:35+00:00March 31, 2021|Woodworking|

MASTERPIECE VIRTUAL EVENT: Behind the Scenes of Atlantic Crossing

Join the cast and crew of Atlantic Crossing for a live discussion and Q&A! Actors Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks) and Sofia Helin (The Bridge), writers Alexander Eik and Linda May Kallestein, and MASTERPIECE Executive Producer Susanne [...]

2021-03-31T21:01:26+00:00March 31, 2021|Alaska|

Monday avalanche buries highway near Summit Lake

Avalanches on state highways are relatively rare. The Department of Transportation blasts sites to set off controlled avalanches and prevent larger, uncontrolled avalanches from hitting the highway. (Courtesy Hannah Etengoff)For four and a half hours Monday night, the only road [...]

2021-03-31T20:00:27+00:00March 31, 2021|Alaska|

Matanuska breakdown leaves Southeast Alaska travelers in limbo

The M/V Matanuska, docked on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 at the Auke Bay ferry terminal in Juneau. The ship is headed to Ketchikan for repairs. (Rashah McChesney/KTOO)Another week in March, another ferry breakdown. This time, the M/V Matanuska is stranded [...]

2021-03-31T18:59:23+00:00March 31, 2021|Alaska|

Despite rising vaccination numbers, health experts fear fourth wave of COVID-19 in Anchorage

A nurse prepares doses of the Pfizer vaccine at a mass vaccination clinic at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage on March 24, 2021 (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)Despite vaccination rates that are higher than the state average, health officials in [...]

2021-03-31T17:58:25+00:00March 31, 2021|Alaska|

Alaskans, today is the deadline to file for your 2021 Permanent Fund dividend

Alaskans file their Permanent Fund dividend applications in downtown Anchorage in March 2016. The Anchorage, Juneau and Fairbanks PFD information offices are closed because of the pandemic, but Alaskans can still get a paper application in the buildings’ lobbies. ( [...]

2021-03-31T16:57:28+00:00March 31, 2021|Alaska|

Two Capitol Police officers sue Trump for sparking Jan. 6 mob attack

But it’s the officer’s harrowing personal accounts that add new chapters to the growing collection of horrors unleashed that day. Blassingame said he was slammed into a stone column while rioters hurled the N-word at him. Hemby sayid he suffered [...]

2021-03-31T16:27:48+00:00March 31, 2021|Trump|

Anecdote Magazine’s explores relationships in the first year of COVID-19

Masthead of Anecdote Magazine (image courtesy of Nora Gecan)Nora Gecan, an Alaska-based graphic design artist, has started a new magazine as a platform to showcase the work of creatives. The theme of the first issue: reflections on how the past [...]

2021-03-31T00:41:24+00:00March 31, 2021|Alaska|

New ermine species found on Southeast Alaska island

This Southeast Alaska ermine was captured on a video this winter by Farragut Farms near Petersburg. It is a different species than the Haida Gwaii ermine recently identified by scientists. (Farragut Farms) New genetic research is expanding the family tree [...]

2021-03-30T23:40:25+00:00March 30, 2021|Alaska|

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2021-03-30T21:46:38+00:00March 30, 2021|Woodworking|

2 charges dismissed, 8 remain against ex-Alaska Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, wraps up debate on House Bill 126 relating to a code of military justice, Feb. 3, 2016. (Skip Gray/360 North)JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A judge has dismissed two election-tampering charges against a former Alaska legislator as [...]

2021-03-30T21:38:26+00:00March 30, 2021|Alaska|

Work on $375M project to ease Sterling Highway congestion starts this summer

Tree clearing along the new alignment for the Sterling Highway miles 45-60 through Cooper Landing is ongoing this construction season. (Jenny Neyman/KDLL)KENAI, Alaska (AP) — A road project designed to alleviate congestion on the Sterling Highway near the community of [...]

2021-03-30T20:37:23+00:00March 30, 2021|Alaska|

Tazlina tribe hopes to buy traditional land from Archdiocese for Copper River access

The property boundaries are illustrated in solid lines over an aerial photo of the general area of Tazlina and the property currently owned by the Archdiocese of Anchorage. The Native Village of Tazlina hopes to buy 462 acres of land [...]

2021-03-30T19:36:23+00:00March 30, 2021|Alaska|

McEnany named co-host of Fox News’ ‘Outnumbered’

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a briefing at the White House, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, in Washington. | AP Photo/Evan Vucci Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has been named a co-host of Fox News' "Outnumbered," [...]

2021-03-30T16:26:32+00:00March 30, 2021|Trump|

With fishing slowed by pandemic, Bering Sea crabbers push for extended season

Crew from the Silver Spray empty snow crab pots while fishing in the Bering Sea. (Bill Prout/F/V Silver Spray) A group of Bering Sea crabbers say the pandemic has slowed their fishing season. They want more time to catch their [...]

2021-03-30T07:23:35+00:00March 30, 2021|Alaska|

Experts question Dunleavy plan to expand snow machine, ATV use on roads

The Kuskokwim River in front of Bethel on December 21, 2017. (Katie Basile / KYUK)The Dunleavy administration is taking public comment on a statewide proposal to make it legal to drive all-terrain vehicles and snow machines on roads with speed [...]

2021-03-30T06:22:28+00:00March 30, 2021|Alaska|

Tributes paid to Czech billionaire killed in chopper crash

A rescue helicopter lands near the site of a fatal helicopter crash that killed 5. (Alaska Mountain Rescue Group Photo)PRAGUE (AP) — Politicians and friends in the Czech Republic have paid tribute to Petr Kellner, the country’s richest man, who [...]

2021-03-30T05:21:32+00:00March 30, 2021|Alaska|

Tshibaka resigns from Dunleavy administration and announces run for Murkowski’s US Senate seat

Alaska Department of Administration Commissioner Kelly Tshibaka speaking at the Atwood Building in Anchorage in 2019.An early Republican candidate announced plans Monday to seek the Alaska U.S. Senate seat held since 2002 by Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Kelly Tshibaka resigned [...]

2021-03-30T04:20:35+00:00March 30, 2021|Alaska|

Richest Czech man among 5 killed in Knik Glacier helicopter crash

The crashed AS350 helicopter on the North Side of Knik Glacier (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mountain Rescue Group)A contracted helicopter carrying guides and guests from a lodge on a heli-ski trip in Alaska’s backcountry crashed, killing the pilot and four [...]

2021-03-30T03:19:24+00:00March 30, 2021|Alaska|

NTSB: Helicopter slammed into mountainside, tumbled nearly 1000 feet in fatal crash near Knik Glacier

The crashed AS350 helicopter on the North Side of Knik Glacier (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mountain Rescue Group)ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A helicopter carrying guides and guests on a heli-skiing excursion near Knik Glacier slammed into a mountain and then [...]

2021-03-30T00:16:39+00:00March 30, 2021|Alaska|

Using transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat depression

Photo courtesy – NIH Image Gallery Depression is a treatable condition, but for some people standard treatments like medications and therapy are not effective. Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic [...]

2021-03-29T22:13:25+00:00March 29, 2021|Alaska|

Sitka herring fishery opens for first time in 2 years

The seiner Infinite Grace pursing up during the third opening in the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery, on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. (Rachel Waldholz/KCAW) After a week on two-hour notice, the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery opened twice over the [...]

2021-03-29T21:12:23+00:00March 29, 2021|Alaska|

8 children in Alaska develop syndrome associated with COVID-19

This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (in yellow) — the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 — isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (in blue/pink) cultured in a lab. (National Institute of Allergy and [...]

2021-03-29T20:11:27+00:00March 29, 2021|Alaska|

We asked all 60 Alaska legislators if they’re getting vaccinated. Here’s what they said.

Alaska state Sen. Donny Olson (D-Golovin) gets his COVID-19 vaccine at the clinic in the Western Alaska village of Golovin in December. (Donny Olson) Across the country, experts are warning a sharp ideological divide over COVID-19 vaccinations could hurt the [...]

2021-03-29T19:10:27+00:00March 29, 2021|Alaska|

Cruise ship emissions have short-term effect on downtown Juneau air quality, Alaska DEC says

Tour operators hold signs while cruise passengers disembark from the Eurodam. Crowded dock scenes likely aren’t in store for 2021 as cruise lines institute anti-pandemic protocols. (Leila Kheiry/KRBD) A state environmental official shared takeaways Thursday from a draft air quality study [...]

2021-03-29T18:09:25+00:00March 29, 2021|Alaska|

LISTEN: Alaskans struggling with alcohol misuse could benefit from this medication, but it’s not widely used

One dose of Vivitrol, an injectable form of naltrexone, is effective for about a month in blocking the effects of opioids. Photographed on April 5, 2017. (Marc Lester/Alaska Dispatch News)What if you could fight one drug [...]

2021-03-29T17:08:23+00:00March 29, 2021|Alaska|

Senate faces a new post-tragedy quagmire as anti-Asian hate crimes rise

“It all fits in that same swirl of the things that the American people want us to do. But Congress continues to fail because of the filibuster,” said Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). The hate crimes measure Schumer plans to force [...]

2021-03-29T16:25:24+00:00March 29, 2021|Trump|

With positions unfilled, prosecutors in Western Alaska struggle to prioritize massive caseloads

Kotzebue’s National Guard armory, which houses the local courthouse. (Photo by Jimmy Wayne via Creative Commons)Prosecuting crimes in Western Alaska can be tough, with just a few lawyers assigned to thousands of cases annually. Local prosecutors often have to prioritize [...]

2021-03-29T16:07:23+00:00March 29, 2021|Alaska|

Alaska House passes disaster extension, sends bill to Senate where narrower legislation could emerge

Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky, D-Bethel, speaks during a House floor session in the Capitol in Juneau on March 16, 2020. On Friday, she spoke in favor of House Bill 76, to extend Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s COVID-19 disaster declaration. The bill passed, [...]

2021-03-29T00:52:26+00:00March 29, 2021|Alaska|

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2021-03-28T21:44:51+00:00March 28, 2021|Woodworking|

‘He’s toast’: GOP leaves Raffensperger twisting in the wind

Not everyone in state political circles is convinced Raffensperger’s political plight is so grim. Some still see a path to reelection, despite the serious resistance within his own party. Either way, as the GOP forges its post-Trump era identity, Raffensperger’s [...]

2021-03-28T16:24:23+00:00March 28, 2021|Trump|

Comfort dogs give solace to those grieving King Soopers deat…

University of Colorado Boulder student Ashley Schoenbauer walked down the long Boulder King Soopers memorial on Friday to pay her respects and came across a golden retriever wearing a vest that read, “Please pet me.” It was a dose of [...]

2021-03-28T15:00:02+00:00March 28, 2021|Boulder|

Stephen Miller to launch a new legal group to give Biden fits

Miller’s organization will join a fairly crowded ecosystem of conservative-leaning legal entities, including Judicial Watch, Alliance Defending Freedom and the Immigration Reform Law Institute. But unlike those entities, which tend to operate around specific issues, such as religious liberty, free [...]

2021-03-27T16:23:39+00:00March 27, 2021|Trump|

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2021-03-27T07:08:12+00:00March 27, 2021|Travel|
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