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Officials: COVID is at a plateau in Alaska

The approved COVID vaccines, Zink said, are the best tool to get cases to drop off.

 

Signs on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the main entrance to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska, warn visitors not to enter until they have been met by hospital staff. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Suspected foodborne illness outbreak under investigation in Homer

DHSS is investigating an outbreak after 70 hospital employees experience gastrointestinal illness.

 

This is an aerial view at the intersection of Front Street and Seward Street downtown. (Courtesy Photo | Josh McGraw)

Local artists showcase talent as part of downtown revitalization

Sitting at the intersection of Seward Street and Fronts Street, Rico Worl’s mind began spinning about a new design concept. Worl, a local artist who… Continue reading

This is an aerial view at the intersection of Front Street and Seward Street downtown. (Courtesy Photo | Josh McGraw)

Mariner drowns in Cook Inlet; body brought to Homer Harbor

A Kenai man died at sea Thursday after falling overboard from a commercial fishing boat this morning north of Kodiak. Alaska State Troopers identified the… Continue reading

Man charged with first-degree murder in Southeast shooting

A logging camp employee shot dead a fellow worker at a Prince of Wales Island camp on Wednesday, Alaska State Troopers say. Ketchikan resident Timothy… Continue reading

Juneau residents Hilary Rehfield-Green and her husband, Ryan Green, talk Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, about surviving the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas last weekend. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau couple survives Las Vegas shooting, recounts harrowing experience

Hiding in an abandoned area in the MGM Grand Las Vegas late Sunday night, Hilary Rehfield-Green and her husband Ryan Green faced an impossible question:… Continue reading

Juneau residents Hilary Rehfield-Green and her husband, Ryan Green, talk Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, about surviving the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas last weekend. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)