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Overwhelmed by COVID-19 cases, Alaska’s largest hospital implements crisis care standards

"While we are doing our utmost, we are no longer able to provide the standard of care to each and every patient who needs our help," Dr. Kristen Solana Walkinshaw said.

Alaska records most daily COVID cases amid healthcare strain

"Our hospitals have been and continue to be incredibly stressed," said Dr. Anne Zink. "There is not capacity in the hospitals to care for both COVID and non-COVID patients on a regular basis."

Alaska Democratic lawmaker apologizes after Nazi comment

State Rep. Sara Hannan has apologized for saying Nazi experimentation on prisoners “produced results.”

Dunleavy: Biden’s vaccine order ‘un-American’

"At a time in which we are called to work together, forced medical procedures run counter to our collective sense of fairness and liberty," Gov. Mike Dunleavy said.

Unity a theme as 3 presidents commemorate 9/11 in New York

Three American presidents stood somberly side by side Saturday at the National September 11 Memorial in New York, sharing a moment of silence to mark the anniversary of the nation’s worst terrorist attack with a display of unity.

Reinbold, suspended by airline, seeks Senate excusal

Sen. Lora Reinbold requested an excusal from the state Senate until mid-January, citing the challenges of traveling to Juneau from Anchorage after she was suspended from flying on Alaska Airlines earlier this year.

Biden to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 at 3 memorial sites

President Joe Biden will visit all three 9/11 memorial sites to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and pay his respects to the nearly 3,000 people killed that day.

Anchorage officer shoots colleague in struggle to arrest man

"We are dealing with a very serious situation where one of our officers has been shot. His prognosis is very good," said Anchorage Police Chief Kenneth McCoy. "I’m incredibly thankful we didn’t lose an officer tonight. Please keep him and his family in your prayers."

COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in Alaska as virus spreads

The number of Alaskans hospitalized with COVID-19 has risen, worrying health care providers who are facing staffing issues and fatigue and wondering when the latest wave of cases might peak.

Dunleavy recall effort dropped after 2-year push

The campaign aimed at recalling Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said it is ceasing that effort, with a gubernatorial election looming next year and the group short of the signatures needed to force a recall vote.

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