Many owners of shops and restaurants in Anchorage are trying to kick-start business while still following local mandates. Several in downtown Anchorage have spilled out on to municipal streets, and in turn, triggered speculation of Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s involvement in their expansions, something the mayor vehemently denies.
A Somali police officer says at least eight soldiers are dead and more than 14 others wounded after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gates of a military base in Somalia’s capital.
The plane swayed violently as it approached a hilltop runway drenched in monsoon rain, and moments later the special return flight for Indians stranded abroad by the pandemic skidded off, nosedived and cracked in two, leaving 18 dead and more than 120 injured.
Department of Health and Social Services is reporting 53 new cases of COVID-19 in Alaska residents. The new cases bring the COVID-19 total among Alaska residents to 3,536 and 752 total nonresident cases.
This week President Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law, providing nearly $3 billion a year to parks and conservation of public lands and giving states like Alaska access to more federal funds.
Mat-Su Borough School District Dr. Randy Trani answers questions about day one of the coming school year, mandatory masks, and how cases of Covid-19 in students will be handled should someone become infected.