Alaska

News from the state of Alaska

Wildfires threaten homes, land across 10 Western states

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LOS ANGELES — Wildfires that torched homes and forced thousands to evacuate burned across 10 parched Western states on Tuesday, and the largest, in...

Alaska governor’s travel signals move to return to normalcy

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METLAKATLA, Alaska — Drummers and singers welcomed Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy to Metlakatla, with some blowing fluffy white eagle feather down — symbolic of...

AP interview: Alaska governor shares vaccine with Canada

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HYDER, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has offered COVID-19 vaccines to residents of the small British Columbia town of Stewart, with hopes it...

Tributes paid to Czech billionaire killed in chopper crash

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PRAGUE — Politicians and friends in the Czech Republic have paid tribute to Petr Kellner, the country's richest man, who was killed in a...

Alaska drops eligibility requirements for COVID-19 vaccines

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JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska has dropped restrictions on who can get a COVID-19 vaccination, opening eligibility to anyone 16 or older who lives or...