One of the most polarizing figures in the state, Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink, is set to participate in a virtual meeting with a leading Pfizer official to look at how to “deal” with Alaskans who decline to take experimental Covid jabs. On
Leigh Nelson has enjoyed working at the Fred Meyer store in Palmer for the past two and a half years. A stellar employee, she serves in multiple departments and helps train new hires. On July 8, however, she was told to leave the store indefinitely because
Today (March 9) at 3 p.m., the State House is holding a public hearing to address House Bill 76 , which would extend Alaska’s COVID disaster declaration until Sept. 30 of this year. The previous declaration expired nearly a month ago, on Feb. 14, and Gov.
After initially testing negative for COVID on Feb. 22, and going into isolation following exposure to someone who was COVID positive, Gov. Mike Dunleavy has now tested positive for the virus. A Feb. 24 press release from the governor’s Communication
A 71-year-old Alaska man with a preexisting heart condition died one week after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination, according to the latest report from the CDC’s VAERS reporting website. Posted on Feb. 19, the report notes that the man died Jan. 19
Gov. Mike Dunleavy released a new COVID-19 recovery and transition plan that he says will begin moving Alaska to normalcy while managing the virus. On Feb. 14, Dunleavy issued a directive to all commissioners and state employees to continue following all
Within the first five weeks of administering COVID vaccines in Alaska, at least 111 Alaska residents have suffered adverse reactions and at least five of these people have died. The information, which goes through Jan. 22, was reported on the VAERS website,
A second staff member at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau was taken to the emergency department after getting the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. According to a Dec. 16 statement from the hospital, the man experienced eye puffiness, light headedness and a
On Dec. 1, many Anchorage businesses will either be forcibly closed or severely limited for the duration of 2020. This decision rests squarely with the city’s unelected Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson and the Anchorage Assembly. Before heading down this
After two hours of public testimony which overwhelmingly opposed extending the emergency declaration in Anchorage, the Assembly voted 7-3 to keep it until at least Jan. 15. The passage allows Anchorage’s unelected acting mayor, Austin Quinn-Davidson, to
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