An exclusive Q&A with Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen
An exclusive Q&A with Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen
Alaska man joins push to aid restaurant workers

Alaska man joins push to aid restaurant workers

Restaurants and their employees nationwide have been decimated by the pandemic.

Alaska man joins push to aid restaurant workers
Ted S. Warren / Associated Press                                This photo shows vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used on the first day of a first-stage safety study clinical trial of the potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in Seattle. State health officials say that once a vaccine is ready, Alaska has existing networks to distribute it.
Ted S. Warren / Associated Press                                This photo shows vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used on the first day of a first-stage safety study clinical trial of the potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in Seattle. State health officials say that once a vaccine is ready, Alaska has existing networks to distribute it.
Al Gross, who is running against incumbent Sen. Dan Sullivan for the U.S. Senate, is seen here in this undated photo. (Courtesy Al Gross)

Race for the Senate 2020: A Q&A with Al Gross

The senate candidate on priorities, the economy and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Al Gross, who is running against incumbent Sen. Dan Sullivan for the U.S. Senate, is seen here in this undated photo. (Courtesy Al Gross)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

4 new COVID-19 cases on central peninsula

The state reported 69 new cases on Wednesday

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
This screenshot from a project by University of Alaska Southeast postdoctoral researcher John Harley shows Alaska’s cities and census-designated places. Darker-colored areas on the map are communities with higher social vulnerability indices. (Screenshot)

Researcher hopes map project can aid pandemic response

Grant-funded effort offers a detailed look at where Alaska’s most at-risk populations live.

This screenshot from a project by University of Alaska Southeast postdoctoral researcher John Harley shows Alaska’s cities and census-designated places. Darker-colored areas on the map are communities with higher social vulnerability indices. (Screenshot)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

State reports 86 new COVID-19 cases, 1 in Soldotna

The state also announced Thursday an outbreak at the McLaughlin Youth Center in Anchorage.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

State announces 1 new death related to COVID-19

1 new case on the southern peninsula, 2 more in Soldotna

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Associated Press                                Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson has resigned, shortly after details of text messages that the state’s married and socially conservative top law enforcement officer sent to a female state employee were revealed Tuesday.

Alaska attorney general quits after texts with woman surface

The woman later said she was uncomfortable with the contact and reported it to her supervisor.

Associated Press                                Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson has resigned, shortly after details of text messages that the state’s married and socially conservative top law enforcement officer sent to a female state employee were revealed Tuesday.
A sit-down with Sullivan

A sit-down with Sullivan

Alaska’s junior senator discusses economic recovery, legislative priorities and pandemic response

A sit-down with Sullivan
COVID-19. (Image CDC)

2 more COVID-19 cases in Kenai on Thursday

Kenai now has 75 total cumulative cases.

COVID-19. (Image CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

2 new COVID-19 cases on the Kenai Peninsula

There are now a total of 4,438 resident cases of COVID-19 in Alaska

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an airplane flies over caribou from the Porcupine Caribou Herd on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska.The Department of the Interior has approved an oil and gas leasing program within Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is home to polar bears, caribou and other wildlife. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt signed the Record of Decision, which will determine where oil and gas leasing will take place in the refuge’s coastal plain. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP)

Oil, gas leasing plan in refuge OK’d

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has vowed to protect the refuge.

In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an airplane flies over caribou from the Porcupine Caribou Herd on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska.The Department of the Interior has approved an oil and gas leasing program within Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is home to polar bears, caribou and other wildlife. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt signed the Record of Decision, which will determine where oil and gas leasing will take place in the refuge’s coastal plain. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP)
Poll worker Dian Martin minds an early voting site in a state office building in Juneau, Alaska, on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Voting in Alaska will look a bit different amid the coronavirus pandemic, with election officials saying poll workers will be required to wear protective gear, such as masks, and will encourage voters to maintain social distance and wear masks. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)

Voting in Alaska will look different amid pandemic

The recurring challenge of recruiting election workers has been complicated by the pandemic.

Poll worker Dian Martin minds an early voting site in a state office building in Juneau, Alaska, on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Voting in Alaska will look a bit different amid the coronavirus pandemic, with election officials saying poll workers will be required to wear protective gear, such as masks, and will encourage voters to maintain social distance and wear masks. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)
In this June 23, 2016 photo, the Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Matanuska passes Eagle Glacier. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
In this June 23, 2016 photo, the Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Matanuska passes Eagle Glacier. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

State reports 68 new cases, 1 new death linked to COVID-19

There are two new cases in Sterling and one in “other North.”

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

4 new COVID-19 cases on the Kenai Peninsula reported Friday

As of Friday, the Kenai Peninsula had a total of 312 cases, 209 of which are still active.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

State reports 59 new COVID cases, 2 on peninsula

Alaska now has 2,967 active cases and 1,191 recovered and presumed recovered people.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Soldotna High School English teacher Nicole Hewitt teaches her students remotely from her empty classroom at Soldotna High School on Monday, April 6, 2020 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Education commissioner talks school start

State reports 66 new COVID-19 cases

Soldotna High School English teacher Nicole Hewitt teaches her students remotely from her empty classroom at Soldotna High School on Monday, April 6, 2020 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a Friday, March 27, 2020 press conference in the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Office of the Governor)

Opinion: Wear masks, distance for the good of community

Distance is the only guaranteed measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a Friday, March 27, 2020 press conference in the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Office of the Governor)