‘Eskimo Ninja’ offers at-home workout series via GCI

Alaska’s own super athlete, Nick Hanson, better known as the “Eskimo Ninja” of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior competition, is now streaming live, at-home workouts on GCI’s Facebook page for Alaskans hunkered down at home.

Federal aid package includes millions to boost economy

Small Business Administration and Treasury Department officials have begun a powerful mobilization effort of banks and other lending institutions to provide small businesses with the capital they need to weather the coronavirus pandemic.

Commentary: State employees working to keep Alaska running

Alaska relies on the courageous efforts of state workers, who are not always able to telecommute, writes Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

Federal aid coming for fisheries industry

A new $2 trillion stimulus package will provide significant financial relief during the novel coronavirus pandemic for small businesses, including those in the seafood industries, according to the Marine Fish Conservation Network.

Alaska BOF delays proposal deadline to April 24

Alaska Board of Fisheries officials have postponed the deadline for the 2020/2021 call for proposals to April 24 because of complications associated with the pandemic of the novel coronavirus.

RavnAir Group shuts down for duration of pandemic

RavnAir Group is parking all 72 aircraft for now and laying off all remaining staff, due to an unprecedented loss of 90 percent of passenger revenue due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, airline officials said Sunday, April 5.

COVID-19 cases in Alaska reach 185

State health officials confirmed on Sunday, April 5 that 14 more people in four Alaska communities have tested positive in the novel coronavirus pandemic and that one more individual has died, bringing the death toll to six.

Division of Insurance working to reduce insurance costs

In response to lifestyle changes due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Alaska Division of Insurance is providing guidance to insurers and consumers, plus efforts on how to get returns of premiums and reduction of payments.

Commentary: Have our health precautions fallen short?

Recent trips to Thailand and the Philippines suggest worrying shortcomings in our efforts to contain the coronavirus, writes Gonzalo Villalon.

NVE among those funded for health care

The Native Village of Eyak is among 26 Alaska health care providers awarded a total of several million dollars in March by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in emergency funds to combat the spread of COVID-19.



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