Anchorage's election center is preparing for the upcoming special election to decide the outcome of an effort to recall Anchorage Assembly member Meg Zaletel. The deadline to register to vote is Sept. 26.
A Wasilla man recently waited 10 days to be able to have necessary open heart surgery — an example of the shifting care standards in Alaska's hospitals as they struggle under the weight of the state's COVID-19 surge.
Channel 2 and CBS 5’s Jeff Dowd to be Posthumously Inducted into ABA Hall of Fame. The Alaska Broadcasters Association inducts broadcasters for significant contributions to the industry and Alaska each year.
The Anchorage Assembly has introduced an ordinance that, if approved, would require residents to wear masks while indoors in public settings, and while outdoors while in crowded public spaces. It will be discussed at the next regular assembly meeting.
Alaska's largest hospital says crisis standards of care — deciding which patients get treatment in times of short resources — could last at least another couple weeks, depending on when the surge of COVID-19 cases in Alaska slows.