Anchorage skier Scott Patterson’s US championship was a Hail Mary. Now he’s headed to the Olympics

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.

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Here’s how to get an at-home COVID test kit in Anchorage

A delayed shipment of tens of thousands of rapid at-home COVID tests has arrived in Anchorage, and city officials say they’re racing to distribute them to sites around town before New Year’s. 

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These Anchorage residents waited until August to get a COVID vaccine. Here’s why they’re finally getting the shot.

Nationally, research suggests that there are broadly two groups of people who still haven’t gotten vaccinated: those who say they never will, and those who are waiting to see how others respond to it. 

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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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A year in: Alaskans recount the moment they knew the coronavirus would change everything

It seems everyone had a moment when the pandemic hit home — when we realized the coronavirus was not going away quickly and would change everything.

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Anchorage’s largest soup kitchen pivots to packaged meal service, with long-lasting effects

Since the pandemic began, Anchorage’s largest soup kitchen has had to overhaul how it serves residents in need of a hot meal moving from communal meals to prepackaged ones.

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