Yukon to set up First Nations school board after historic vote

Yukon will soon have a First Nations school board, which supporters say will give Indigenous residents a greater say over education matters with the territorial...

Last day to file for Anchorage elected office

The final day to file for an elected position in Anchorage is Friday, Jan. 28, at 5 pm. While some people have filed a letter of intent with the Alaska Public Office Commission, as...

Worker feels 'very vulnerable' as Yukon vaccine mandate doesn't apply to daycare workers

Sarah Thompson works at Little Hands Childcare Centre in Whitehorse, and she says she often worries about bringing COVID-19 back home to her grandmother. Early childhood educators like Thompson are in constant contact with unvaccinated...

'Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider's history-making run ends

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Jeopardy!” champion Amy Schneider’s dazzling streak is over, snapped Wednesday by a Chicago librarian after 40 consecutive wins and nearly $1.4 million in prize money.Schneider’s success put her in...

Man kicked out of Inuvik shelters has a question: Where should I go?

Richard Bryce Tardiff Jr. has worn out his welcome at shelters in Inuvik, N.W.T. and has found himself with no place to stay in the middle of winter. He posted about his predicament on Facebook last...

Yukon top doc, pediatrician to give COVID-19 update

Yukon doctors are set to give a COVID-19 update on Thursday at 10 a.m. local time. Dr. Catherine Elliott, acting chief medical officer of health, will give the update along with Yukon pediatrician and...

Alaska governor: Work with Murkowski endures after Trump nod

Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he doesn’t see his acceptance of former President Donald Trump’s endorsement as hurting his relationship with the state’s senior U.S. Senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, who voted to convict...

Mayor Bronson vetoes unconstitutional ordinance passed by Assembly this week

Mayor Dave Bronson vetoed an ordinance passed by the leftist members of the Anchorage Assembly that infringes upon the public’s right to free speech, and also suppresses the public’s right to carry a firearm....

Dunleavy and ‘State of the State’:An upbeat governor defends his record in front of Legislature

Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s annual “State of the State” speech to the Legislature was upbeat, citing accomplishments of his administration despite the pandemic and other challenges.The governor, who is is running for reelection in...