Eleven residents and two staff members have been diagnosed with the disease.
City officials acknowledge that there are still high rates of COVID-19 in Juneau, but the change indicates that it’s no longer being treated as an emergency.
The town is experiencing one of its largest outbreaks of the pandemic, with upwards of 30 residents testing positive since the first week of April.
The letter was signed by the leaders of 10 U.S. companies, including six of the largest airlines in the country: Alaska Airlines, American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest and United.
Barge rates have gone up in the new year across Southeast Alaska. But the rising cost of hauling goods into coastal communities isn’t the only reason a trip to the grocery store might be more expensive.
This week’s episode of Addressing Alaskans continues with speakers from the 2021 Bettye Davis African American Summit on COVID-19. Speakers discuss how COVID-19 has impacted the local and national economy and how the pandemic has affected the local justice system.
This year’s U.S. Olympic cross-country ski team has deep roots in Alaska, with eight of its 14 members either from Alaska or skiing with Alaska-based teams.
COVID-19 cases are on the rise again in Alaska, and state health officials say the highly transmissible omicron variant is likely behind the increase.
Roughly 15% of residents in the remote community of Savoonga have COVID-19, the Norton Sound Health Corporation said this week.
Petersburg’s third COVID-19 outbreak is on its way to becoming its worst.