Alaska reported 730 new COVID-19 cases and one death between Saturday and Monday.

The World Health Organization warned Monday that the global risk from the omicron variant is “very high” based on the early evidence, saying the mutated coronavirus could lead to surges with “severe consequences.”

Former U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller endorsed Kurka as more conservative than incumbent Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

Members of nearby community councils are concerned with the project’s potential impacts on a park beloved by many residents. The city says the site is the best possible option, and will allow it to invest in needed improvements.

The star, visible across much of Anchorage, is a holiday tradition.

The states include Alaska, though health care officials here said Monday that the injunction doesn’t apply to thousands of workers at numerous hospitals that already require employees to be vaccinated.


The much-anticipated trial of accused sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell began Monday as federal prosecutors in New York laid out their case against the British socialite charged with recruiting girls and young women and trafficking them to have sex with the late financier Jeffrey Epstein.

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a bigger role than previously known in helping defend his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, from sexual harassment allegations that forced him out of office, newly released transcripts and text messages show.

If they succeed, the former president and his backers could pull down some of the guardrails that prevented him from overturning President Biden’s victory, critics say.

Boebert previously apologized “to anyone in the Muslim community I offended,” but not directly to Omar.

The Mat-Su plant, the only federally certified meat packing facility in Southcentral, ran mostly in the red through decades of state ownership. The slaughterhouse’s new owners hope to turn that around.

Histories of Anchorage: After two tankers collided near Point Woronzof, members of a family of Cook Inlet boatmen on two tugs scrambled to rescue crew members.

People were inside the home when the fire began, but no one was injured, an assistant fire chief said.

More than 500 people sought shelter earlier this week at Sullivan Arena, where the shelter’s official capacity is 400.

Great Sitkin Island, once the site of a military refueling station, was abandoned in 1963. Workers spent 65 days over the summer investigating the extent of contamination there.

Detective Gerrit Butler, 36, faces two second-degree assault charges and one count of fourth-degree assault.

The Bronson administration pointed to the credit downgrade as evidence of overspending. Assembly members questioned whether the administration accurately depicted the city’s financial situation during its presentation to credit rating agencies.

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