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Anchorage superintendent recommends universal masking

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The superintendent of Alaska’s largest school district will recommend universal masking in schools this fall.The plan would focus on allowing for “full participation in activities, clubs and social learning...

Alaska judge upholds ranked choice voting

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A state court judge has upheld as valid a new voting process set to be in effect for next year's elections in Alaska. Superior Court Judge Gregory Miller, in a...

Assistant AG out of job after social media post

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An assistant attorney general in Alaska identified by a news outlet as the person behind a social media account that posted racist and antisemitic comments no longer works for...

Alaska cruise passenger tests positive for COVID-19

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A fully vaccinated passenger on an Alaska cruise tested positive for COVID-19 and received “private air transportation” home, according to Celebrity Cruises.A passenger on Sunday reported cold-like symptoms to...

2 die in small plane crash in Chugach State Park

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A small airplane reported overdue Monday was found crashed, with the two people on board dead, according to Alaska State Troopers.Austin McDaniel, a troopers spokesperson, said there were two...

Destiny helps Anchorage woman find missing diamond setting

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Danielle Wakefield was devastated when she discovered the diamond had fallen out of her ring, the only thing she had from her late father.Wakefield, an assistant coach for the...

Passing helicopter rescues man harassed by bear in Alaska

NOME, Alaska (AP) — A miner who said he was harassed by a bear for seven straight nights in the tundra near Nome was rescued when a passing Coast Guard helicopter spotted the...

Bristol Bay region sees record-setting sockeye salmon run

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — It has been a record-breaking year for sockeye salmon catches in Alaska's Bristol Bay Nushagak District this year, an official said.“We’re approaching 27 million total run,” said Tim Sands,...

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