The emergency measure, aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19, requires people to wear masks or face coverings in indoor public areas.
Only one business in the state so far has managed to navigate the tangle of regulations and financial hurdles.
Municipal Manager Amy Demboski and Municipal Attorney Patrick Bergt tested positive for the virus, the mayor’s office said.
Law enforcement and public health officials are raising alarms about knockoff pills laced with fentanyl as the opioid epidemic continues smoldering.
The department is asking for tips from the public about an aggressive group of otters imperiling people and pets.
As the event prepares for its 50th year, its board of directors voted for strict vaccine protocols for all participants, including mushers, staff, contractors, volunteers, pilots and veterinarians
Many of the communities that avoided the first and second waves of the virus are now seeing spikes in cases and major obstacles to curbing virus spread.
James Varsos wrote on Facebook he’s been told he has three to six months to live. Varsos is celebrated for the “Iditarod Trail Song,” as well as decades of music about Alaska’s rustic charm.
The state’s primary resettlement group says the first of 50 to 100 refugees will arrive in September.
The Denali Highway Tier 1 hunt had thousands of permit holders competing for a small share of the Nelchina herd.
Last of three parts: For both summer and fall chum, around one-tenth of the normal numbers of fish were tallied. The impacts have been extreme but causes elusive.
Second of three parts: As salmon stocks have crashed on the Yukon River, so has a key source of income in fish-dependent communities.
First of three parts: In a region of Alaska where culture and commerce both come from fishing nets, something essential is missing.
Starting in September, edible cannabis products can increase in potency, a move that brings Alaska’s conservative regulations in line with other pot states.
The four-time Iditarod and Yukon Quest winner, who has survived a string of tragedies, said cancer has returned to his throat.