Alaska Native students are vastly underrepresented on college campuses. When it comes to STEM — fields that are especially dominated by white men — Alaska Native students face even greater barriers.
Alaskans are advised to move away from boats, marinas, and low-lying coastal areas as waves of around one foot — enough to cause dangerous currents — have already arrived in the Aleutians.
The volcanoes are all at elevated alert levels — geologists’ way to say the trio is erupting, but there’s no immediate cause for concern.
A stream of lava flowed down the side of the Great Sitkin volcano in the Aleutian Islands Thursday morning and was visible from the nearby community of Adak, an official with the Alaska Volcano Observatory said.
Providers in rural Alaska have been pushing to store blood supplies closer to the communities they serve.
Commercial aviation is essential to life here. It’s also home to a growing share of the country’s deadly crashes.
Alaska has made up a growing share of the country’s crashes involving small commercial aircraft, according to an investigation by KUCB and ProPublica.
Video footage indicates that as many as 60 people could have been exposed at the Norwegian Rat that night.
St. Paul has implemented a two-week hunker-down order after officials confirmed the island’s first case of COVID-19 Wednesday.
A group of Bering Sea crabbers say they want more time to catch their quota before the state shuts down their season next week.
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Indian Health Services has allocated 1,100 doses of the Moderna vaccine to the region, to date. Seven hundred have arrived, and 400 are still on the way.