On Dec. 28, the Alaska Vaccine Allocation Advisory Committee will take public comment on how to rollout the next phase of COVID vaccinations. The public has opportunity to share comments about this next phase, which includes vaccinating those ages 75 years
Alaska’s Acting Attorney General Ed Sniffen has joined a 16-state coalition of attorneys general supporting the National Rifle Association’s legal battle to keep New York from forcibly shutting the group down. New York Attorney General Letitia James sued
Two of Alaska’s leading LGBTQ activist groups are coming to the defense of Anchorage Assemblyman Felix Rivera who is facing a recall effort. Earlier this month, Rivera appeared on a Zoom meeting with liberal supporters to raise money for a lawsuit that was
Peggy’s Restaurant, one of Anchorage’s most enduring and beloved hangouts, closed its doors on Christmas Eve and the owners don’t know when or if they will be able to reopen. The owners posted a Facebook notice on Christmas Eve saying, “It is with a
The Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services published the results of a new survey looking at how Alaskans view COVID and the responses taken by local, state and national governments. Conducted Nov. 24-25, the survey included 406 Alaskans ages 18 and older.
Despite impassioned pleas from some of Anchorage’s most well established and hard-hit restaurant owners, asking the Anchorage Assembly to let them reopen, the Assembly voted 7-3 to keep in place a ban on all indoor eating and drinking services. Several
Isolation, closures and widespread lockdowns across Alaska have coincided with a surge in mental health disorders and increased emergency department visits for suicidal thoughts, attempts and drug overdoses. Some of the hardest hit groups are teenagers and
While Alaska reported 2,645 new COVID cases last week, that represents a 35% decline over the previous week. The virus now appears to be in steady retreat, according to the latest analysis from Alaska’s Dept. of Health & Social Services. The declining
She’s late to the game, but Anchorage’s unelected Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson is now intently interested in a plan to partially reopen the city’s bars and restaurants. First developed and presented to her by Anchorage restaurant and bar owners
After one week of injecting 5,674 Alaskans with the Pfizer COVID vaccine, the state is aware of 11 Alaskans who have experienced possible allergic reactions. This includes eight cases at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau, two cases at Providence Alaska and
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