Alaska used to lead the nation in COVID-19 vaccinations. Six months in, the state has fallen behind.

This spring, Alaska was hailed as a vaccination success story — shipping doses via plane, snowmachine and boat to remote corners of the vast state. But it has gradually fallen from first place to the middle of the pack in the six months since the first doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrived here in mid-December.

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Walter Harper Day commemorates first person to summit Denali

Harper was only 25 when he and his wife, Frances Wells, died on the steamer Princess Sophia when it ran aground in Lynn Canal on Oct. 25, 1918.

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On first full day of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, teenagers take the plunge

The state estimates there’s roughly 40,000 young Alaskans in the newly eligible age group.

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Rep. Young requests a few earmarks — 15 years after his ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ made earmarking taboo

What’s not on Young’s list? One very large bridge from Ketchikan to Gravina Island, where the city’s airport is.

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