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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3 legislative aides test positive for COVID-19, including two contacts of legislator

The Legislature requires that everyone who works in the Capitol — including all legislators, staff members and news reporters — undergo rapid tests for the coronavirus every four or five days. 

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After waking from coma, COVID-19 survivor returns home to Pilot Station

Nastasia ‘Bea’ Xavier’s doctor said he had only seen a handful of patients as sick as her and that “there were many times where it was hour-to-hour.”

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Officials say Juneau health care worker’s anaphylactic reaction to COVID-19 vaccine was nation’s first

Alaska hospitals are keeping recipients of the vaccine under observation for a period of time after their injections. Regulators had already warned medical providers to be on the watch for allergies after reports that two British health care workers also experienced anaphylactic reactions.

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Ask a Climatologist: Historic Southeast Alaska rains linked to a changing climate

A veritable fire hose of moisture hit Southeast Alaska last week. It was a historic weather event, the likes of which we might see more often as Earth’s climate continues to warm.

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