Clogged U.S. ports amid surging demand for products has led to a complicated series of supply-chain snafus that has affected everything from stuffed animals to skis.
Some businesses took steps to require masks as the mandate was briefly in effect on Wednesday. The Assembly is expected to override the mayor’s veto on Thursday.
The decision is a temporary victory for two American Seafoods Group companies, which object to $350 million in penalty notices the federal government has issued to seafood shipping companies over use of a mini-railroad in Canada.
An Asian grocery store and a coworking facility also get off the ground.
More than 100 events have been affected. “Traveler enthusiasm and optimism is starting to flag as COVID has reared its ugly head again,” said Jack Bonney with Visit Anchorage.
The review could lead to a proposal for stronger protections under the Endangered Species Act.
Conservation and tribal groups in 2018 removed a downstream dam in the river northeast of Anchorage. But an upriver dam provides the cheapest energy in Southcentral Alaska.
Northern Pacific Airways plans to close on the sale of its first Boeing 757-200 on Thursday, and is working to buy 11 more.
A federal judge rejected a request by Kloosterboer International Forwarding and Alaska Reefer Management to halt the federal government from imposing further penalties.
With a federal moratorium on evictions no longer in place, a program to provide relief to households struggling during the pandemic remains open through Friday.
The pandemic brought instability that was hard to manage for many service industry workers. Some took it as an opportunity to reassess their chosen career.
April Kyle replaced Katherine Gottlieb, who left in August 2020 after more than three decades with the Alaska Native health care organization.
The tribal government is reviewing its options after receiving the decision Wednesday afternoon, an official said.
Companies involved in moving frozen seafood from Western Alaska to the eastern U.S. say they and others follow the law, and wrongfully face more than $350 million in penalties.
Some Alaska employers and union leaders said the proposal will help combat a labor shortage by slowing the spread of the virus and easing concerns about safety at work. But some employers believe the requirements could cost them workers.