Iditarod announces COVID-19 mitigation plan

A multi-tiered COVID-19 mitigation plan is in the works for the 49th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, a trek which itself commemorates the intrepid huskies and mushers who raced to Nome in five and a half days with serum to quell a diphtheria outbreak.

Surveys of highway damage resume after COVID delays

A project to identify infrastructure problems on the Copper River Highway is back on track after the coronavirus pandemic delayed surveying work during 2020.

Alaska Pioneer Homes resume family visitations

Alaska Pioneer Homes are resuming limited family visitations, after closing the facilities statewide to all visitors in March due to the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Commentary: How to tell the world you’ve re-opened

After weeks of staying closed, re-opening a business can pose its own challenges, writes Sheron Patrick.

State issues new COVID-19 traveler advisory

State health officials are now advising all travelers returning within 14 days from any area with widespread ongoing spread of the coronavirus to stay home and avoid contact with other household members.

Commentary: Chamber announces COVID-smart 4th of July

This year's COVID-conscious Independence Day festivities will include a bike parade and the presentation of colors by the Coast Guard.
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