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.
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.
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.
A webinar exploring cottage food production sponsored by the Alaska Food Policy Council, Alaska Farm Bureau and Alaska Farmers Market Association is available for people interested in selling homemade goods.
Food insecurity in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough is expected to have increased to 17 percent in 2020 during the pandemic, according to Feed America. Food banks in the Valley say they've seen increased demand and are now serving people who say they've never had to use the food bank's services before.
Dozens of Alaskans have shared their photos of the aurora borealis with Alaska’s News Source over the last two weeks when prime days for aurora activity coinciding with two weekends this month and clear skies for many.
Former state lawmaker Katie Hurley, who also served as Chief Clerk to Alaska's Constitutional Convention, and held a variety of other positions in Alaska's formative statehood and territorial years, has died at age 99.