If you go to a Bartlett Golden Bear football game you will not only see Niko Alailefaleula scoring touchdowns and making big tackles on the field, but you will also see his dad — and former NFL player — Tui Alailefaleula on the sidelines.
Worried about losing their jobs, dozens of medical and other professionals gathered at a listening session Saturday at Anchorage Assembly Chambers, saying they're being discriminated against. Hospitals say staff shortages are not due to their vaccine policies.
Anchorage hospitals are reaching the brink of capacity as roughly 20% of those hospitalized have COVID-19. The city's health care workers are sounding the alarm as crisis care standards are being put into place, and some unvaccinated COVID-19 patients say they realize now that it's about protecting those around them from being sick.