Alaska state government
Jill Biden in Tokyo for Olympic Games, meets prime minister
By Mark Thiessen And Darlene Superville Jul. 21, 2021 08:44 AM EDT
CDC says Florida lawsuit imperils summer cruises to Alaska
By The Associated Press Jun. 03, 2021 07:37 PM EDT
Alaska gains jobs but doesn't reach pre-pandemic levels
By Becky Bohrer May. 21, 2021 04:47 PM EDT
JUNEAU Alaska (AP) — Alaska had 19,100 more jobs in April than it did the same month in 2020 but the numbers still lagged what they were before the pandemic,...
Alaska health department website targeted in malware attack
May. 19, 2021 02:40 PM EDT
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska health department website was the target of a malware attack, officials said. A similar attack previously...
Alaska lawmakers make masks at state Capitol optional
May. 14, 2021 07:38 PM EDT
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska legislative leaders voted Friday to make mask-wearing optional at the state Capitol and then shed their own face coverings after...
Alaska ends COVID-19 disaster status, says state in recovery
Apr. 30, 2021 05:45 PM EDT
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Friday ended the state’s COVID-19 disaster declaration, saying the state is in such a good position he...
Alaska governor's travel signals move to return to normalcy
By Becky Bohrer Apr. 29, 2021 02:45 PM EDT
Alaska candidate shadowed by anti-gay article, election post
By Mark Thiessen Apr. 27, 2021 07:24 PM EDT
Alaska won't require vaccine passport for visitors, locals
Apr. 26, 2021 07:31 PM EDT
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska will not require visitors to have a vaccine passport if they want to travel in the state. Republican Gov....
AP interview: Alaska governor shares vaccine with Canada
By Becky Bohrer Apr. 26, 2021 12:18 PM EDT
Alaska lawmakers want a say in use of federal aid money
Apr. 21, 2021 01:56 PM EDT
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers want a say in how the state spends more than $1 billion from a new federal aid package, a year after largely ceding...
Alaska to offer tourists COVID-19 vaccines starting June 1
By Becky Bohrer Apr. 16, 2021 08:24 PM EDT
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Friday that COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1, in...
The Latest: Vaccines to be made available at Alaska airports
By The Associated Press Apr. 16, 2021 01:43 AM EDT
Alaska court sides with Dunleavy in appointments dispute
By Becky Bohrer Apr. 08, 2021 05:13 PM EDT
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Gov. Mike Dunleavy in ruling that the state constitution requires legislators to decide...
Palin confirms COVID-19 diagnosis, urges steps like masks
Mar. 31, 2021 08:03 PM EDT
Virus response top topic in Alaska attorney general hearing
By Becky Bohrer Mar. 24, 2021 09:42 PM EDT
Vaccine hesitancy, virus cases affect Alaska prison visits
Mar. 24, 2021 09:35 AM EDT
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Vaccine hesitancy and rates of COVID-19 spread in communities housing Alaska prisons are hindering efforts to lift restrictions...
In-person attorney visits to resume in Alaska prison system
Mar. 17, 2021 01:19 PM EDT
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Department of Corrections is allowing attorney-client visits to resume within its facilities after a yearlong suspension...
Alaska senator changes face covering after rules dispute
By Becky Bohrer Mar. 15, 2021 05:22 PM EDT
Alaska Senate leaders accommodate member over virus rules
By Becky Bohrer Mar. 12, 2021 07:46 PM EST