At the Spenard Community Recreation Center on Monday, area children in first through 12th grade were invited to hear guest speakers encourage them to live their dreams. It was an event to commemorate the achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Hunga Tonga ha’apai volcanic eruption that occurred Friday evening sent pressure waves around the world, multiple times. The Hunga Tonga undersea volcanic eruption was the largest on earth over the last 30 years, according to Research Physical Scientist Brian Brettschneider with the National Weather Service Alaska region.
A tsunami warning has been issued by the National Weather Service following the eruption of an undersea volcano just before 4:30 a.m. near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The warning has been issued for coastlines all the way from Attu island to the border of California and Mexico.
The state of Alaska reported more than 5,500 additional COVID-19 infections over the last two days, breaking the previous record for the highest number of cases reported in a single day that had last been set on Tuesday.
The Anchorage Assembly is considering a measure that would update the requirements in city charter for filling a vacancy in the mayor’s office, requiring a special election to be held within a set amount of time to ensure an elected successor.
As the omicron variant of COVID-19 drives case numbers up exponentially in Alaska, a shortage of commercially-available at-home tests has some Alaskans wondering what the best course of action is, and when federal tests will be available.
North Pole police have arrested a man involved in the attempted robbery of firearms on North Santa Claus Lane on charges of robbery and manslaughter after his co-conspirator was shot and killed during the incident.
The Anchorage School District has extended its requirement that masks be worn by staff and students, as the omicron variant continues to spread and is causing COVID-19 cases within the district to rise.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy issued a state disaster declaration Thursday after a snowstorm dumped up to six feet of snow in Southeast Alaska, with communities like Yakutat seeing building damage due to heavy snow.
The state of Alaska reported more than 4,000 additional COVID-19 infections over the last two days, breaking the previous record for the highest number of cases reported in a single day as the rapid spread of the omicron variant continues.