The release of coronavirus vaccines and widespread immunization led organizers to announce Thursday that the largest gathering of Alaska Natives in southeast Alaska will return to an in-person event in 2022.
The drop-off in severe cases among Americans 65 and older is especially encouraging because senior citizens have accounted for about 8 out of 10 deaths from the virus since it hit the U.S., where the toll stands at about 570,000.
Policy governing the use of the cameras and the public’s access to the video they capture is not yet in place, and various community organizations and groups are interested in making sure members of the public have a voice in the process.
A dome of high pressure will keep much of the state basking in April sunshine during the day, but reaching for a coat at night and for those early morning hours. And the Lyrids meteor showers are peaking. Wait until after the moon sets and look E-NE for 15-20 meteors per hour!