Some legislative candidates are talking about using the Power Cost Equalization Fund as a source of revenue to bridge the state’s fiscal gap, and rural legislators are nervous the fund could be eliminated.
As COVID-19 case counts rise across the state, several regions are now on high alert after seeing drastic increases in community spread. Yet, State of Alaska officials seemed to have differing opinions about the need for concern regarding recent outbreaks of the disease.
Quickly cooling temperatures cause Alaska Native Medical Center to move COVID-19 testing inside for now. A winterized drive-thru solution is in the works for early November according to hospital officials.