The first-ever lease sale was held in the Artic refuge this month. What does it mean for oil development in Alaska?

The Canning River forms the northwestern border of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Photo: Lisa Hupp/USFWS) Repeated attempts by Alaska’s congressional delegation over four decades to … Continue reading

Vaccine rollout continues in Alaska with coordination between state and tribes | Alaska Insight

As more Alaskans get vaccinated against COVID-19, health care officials are working hard to make the process easy, accessible and trustworthy. In this episode of … Continue reading

Alaska Federation of Natives leadership calls for Trump’s resignation after violence at Capitol

Alaska Federation of Natives President Julie Kitka (Alaska Federation of Natives) The leaders of Alaska’s largest Alaska Native organization are calling for President Donald Trump … Continue reading

Here’s where the Anchorage School District will make COVID testing available as students look to return to classrooms

A special education, self-contained classroom at Huffman Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. The Anchorage School District is planning for in-person instruction to resume … Continue reading

Why more pharmacies and doctors’ offices aren’t ready to vaccinate against COVID-19

Anchorage School District registered nurse Jennifer Perkins (right) administers the Moderna Covid-19 vaccination to retired chemistry teacher David Boyd (left). Boyd was one of 771 … Continue reading

On Alaska lawmakers’ wish list: income taxes, a ban on police chokeholds and business protections from COVID lawsuits

Lawmakers will push their newly proposed bills at the Alaska State Capitol starting later this month. (Skip Gray/360 North) Preseason for the new Alaska Legislature … Continue reading

An ‘imperfect system’: Getting Alaska’s seniors signed up for the COVID-19 vaccine is not going smoothly

A health care worker at Bartlett Regional Hospital prepare doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 15, 2020, in Juneau. (Screenshot of … Continue reading

That pandemic relief bill is the biggest thing Congress has done to battle climate change in years

Mike Wassallie climbs a wind turbine in Kwigillingok to check the blades after a blizzard.(Rachel Waldholz/Alaska Public Media) You may know it as the COVID … Continue reading

Google taps Tlingit artist for Doodle honoring Alaska Native civil rights icon Elizabeth Peratrovich

Google Doodle of Alaska Native civil rights icon Elizabeth Peratrovich by Michaela Goade (Source: Google) If you need to Google something on Wednesday, you might … Continue reading