The Anchorage Police Department explained its decision to retire a long-running social media campaign in a lengthy Facebook post Wednesday morning, claiming the events described in the posts were all real, despite releasing previous statements this month suggesting otherwise.
The state addressed the allocation, clarified additional Alaskans who may be covered under the state's eligibility tiers and the timeline for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which is still in the approval stage.
Winter is still in full swing even as the month of February winds down and we’re looking at March coming up. Snow is falling and roads are slippery, so drivers need to be extra careful. On the Kenai peninsula Wednesday, a school bus was hit on K-beach road, so slow down out there. Luckily no one was hurt.Wind chills will be extreme...extremely low...60 to 70 below zero from the western Arctic coast to the eastern Beaufort Sea coast.
There could soon be three different COVID-19 vaccines available to Alaskans, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to meet Friday to consider whether to recommend a vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson for emergency use authorization.
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and other republican senators from western states pressed President Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of the Interior, Rep. Deb Haaland, on her stance on fossil fuels and energy producing jobs in a confirmation hearing in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Tuesday.