How the virus is contracted and how long it’s been around still remain a mystery. But researchers have found evidence in small mammals.
Absenteeism among students and teachers in Mat-Su reached upward of 25% this week, and staffing problems prompted building closures at two schools.
Ray Lin Howard said she was humiliated and feels that flight attendants targeted her because she is plus size.
The 28-year-old man died Tuesday when the commercial vehicle he was driving rolled several times, Alaska State Troopers said.
Jamison Cloyd Gallion will be tried as an adult, officials said Friday.
The visit starts Sunday in Fairbanks, where Granholm and Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski plan to tour the National Renewable Energy Lab’s Cold Climate Housing Research Center. They’ll be in Anchorage on Monday.
The injured bear left the area and had not been located by Tuesday afternoon, troopers said.
History: This particular narrative includes an intoxicated Swiss miner, police, some unfortunate windows, and an opportunity to examine the historical context.
People nearby were urged to be ready to evacuate if conditions change for the 38,000-acre Munson Creek Fire.
Rain and cloud cover eased fire activity on Tuesday and Wednesday, but the Division of Forestry said weather forecast for next week could allow the blaze to grow.
Light rain Saturday morning helped create more manageable conditions after hot, dry weather this week spurred the Munson Creek Fire to grow by thousands of acres.
Multiple structures have burned in the Two Rivers and Pleasant Valley area in the past three weeks.
“This place is safer to defend than Fairbanks,” said resort owner Bernie Karl, noting there are two rivers on either side of them and a runway in the middle.
Winds pushed the fire north Friday, forcing firefighters to fall back and take steps to protect nearby structures, the forestry division said.
A person in Tok found the explosives while going through the belongings of a deceased family member who had owned a drilling business, a troopers spokesman said.
Troopers said that after a pursuit, Dimitri Lanahan, 23, pointed the paintball gun at a trooper who then fired at him.
Police say a 6-year-old boy in the office used an iPad to contact a family member after the shooting.
The rusty relic was airlifted out of a remote spot off the Stampede Trail last year and brought back to Fairbanks, where it had been used decades ago as a city transit bus.
Alana Malloy, a 16-year department veteran, also cited retaliation after she spoke up as other grounds for her resignation Monday, Alaska’s News Source reported. She also has filed a lawsuit against the department.
The ticket holders will each get $19,465.92 for guessing the exact time when the ice would move enough to trigger a mechanism that stops a clock inside a tripod set up on the Tanana River.