Alaska has seen triple-digit daily COVID-19 counts in recent days. In a prepared statement Anchorage mayor Ethan Berkowitz called the rising numbers “a significant COVID-19 case spike“ and said we must defend our hospital capacity.”
Hundreds of people showed up for the Anchorage Assembly's meeting Tuesday, largely in opposition to an ordinance that would put $22.5 million toward the purchase of four Anchorage buildings which would in turn be dedicated to various homeless services.
Going to an all online model was a strange way to end the last school year in Anchorage School District. Next year kids are going back to the classroom part-time. Some are more excited about it than others.
This week Gallup released a new poll with data collected between June 29th and July 5th. The poll attempts to determine who in America is wearing a mask and who is not. The Morning Editions Charlie Sokaitis takes a deeper look at the numbers.
Hank Davis and Tracy Sinclare got a chance to go Road Trippin’ to Cooper Landing in June. The adventure was Alaska Clearwater Sportfishing’s fly fishing school. Now, the school typically runs for several days but we got a crash course in fly tying, casting and then actually catching fish.
AST says when the person who reported the crash stopped to help, they found Bethel resident David Berlin. Troopers say a child that had life-threatening injuries was also found. The injuries of the other two adults were non-life-threatening AST says.
Like many places in Alaska when the pandemic hit the center was forced to close temporarily, but the animals, more than 4,000, still had to be cared for and the expenses to run the building, including keeping the seawater pumps turned on continued.
President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus.
Tidepooling in Kachemak Bay during a low tide is one of this year's RoadTrippn' adventures. While tourists may stay away, the beaches are open for Alaskans to learn more about the marine life of Alaska.