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  • AMHS Passenger Tests Positive for COVID-19 Jul 6, 2020
      Last night, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) alerted the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) that a recent passenger tested positive for COVID-19. DHSS conducted extensive contact tracing and determined that the only other person considered to be a close contact was a traveling companion. No one else aboard the vessel […]
  • Alaska Sea Grant Efforts Result in Over $8.5 Million in Economic Benefits to Alaska in 2019 Jul 6, 2020
      Alaska Sea Grant projects and programs produced over $8.5 million in economic benefits to the state last year, as reported to National Sea Grant. These benefits were the result of our work in marine safety training, seafood safety classes, seafood technology programs, professional consultations, and other activities.  The creation and support of jobs and […]
  • Salmon Harvests in Alaska Generally Below Expectations Jul 6, 2020
      Commercial salmon harvests in Alaska are off to a slow start in the 2020 season, with year-to-date statewide landings at just over three million fish – the lowest in at least 12 years. Still while some areas have been late to open or are much lower than historical averages, recovery from early season weakness […]
  • Juvenile Bystander Injured by ATV in Glenn Highway ATV/Truck Collision Jul 6, 2020
      A juvenile alongside the road at mile 130 of the Glenn Highway suffered serious injuries when a careening ATV struck him on Saturday evening, troopers revealed. According to the preliminary investigation at the scene, at just before 7 on July 4th. a juvenile riding an ATV at mile 130 of the highway popped a […]
  • 48-Year-Old Anchorage Woman Charged with Murder in Fourth of July Mountain View Shooting Jul 6, 2020
      APD patrol officers were called out at 7:14 pm on July 4th after receiving a report of a shooting on the 130-block of Klevin Street in Anchorage, APD reports. Upon their arrival, officers found a male victim on the ground near the sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds at that location. The victim was transported […]
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  • Municipality of Anchorage to Distribute Masks to Community Jul 5, 2020
      Anchorage, Alaska: The Municipality of Anchorage has partnered with community organizations and internal Municipal departments to assist distributing masks to residents of Anchorage. “When Mayor Berkowitz released Emergency Order 13, mandating face coverings in public buildings, we wanted to be sure as many Municipal residents as possible had access to a mask,” said Bill […]
  • Alaska Pacific University Releases Campus Reopening Plan Jul 5, 2020
      Anchorage, Alaska – Alaska Pacific University (APU) has released its Return to Campus plan, which outlines protective measures against COVID-19 transmission. The plan allows for both in-person and distance learning when the semester begins August 24.  “Our Campus Reopening planning document details new policies and expectations for the year,” said APU President Valerie Nurr’araaluk […]
  • Northern Lights Boulevard 30-day closure for creek culvert replacement project Jul 5, 2020
      WHAT: Full closure of Northern Lights Boulevard between Lake Otis Parkway and UAA Drive for 30 days will begin July 5 for a creek culvert replacement project. More information and project updates are available at the project website: bit.ly/NLB2020.  WHEN: Starting the evening of July 5, 2020, lasting 30 days. WHERE: Northern Lights Boulevard […]
  • Confirmed Anchorage COVID-19 Exposure Locations Jul 5, 2020
      Anchorage, Alaska – The Anchorage Health Department (AHD) has confirmed that persons who were infectious with COVID-19 spent extended time in the following businesses:   Business Name Location Case Visits Identified Exposure Period Anchorage Moose Lodge #1534 Anchorage 8 6/23-6/28 Panhandle Bar Anchorage 6 6/16-6/24 JJ’s Lounge Anchorage 6 6/15-6/18 The Gaslight Bar Anchorage […]


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