FAIRBANKS (AP) — An outbreak of coronavirus has infected 33 inmates at a prison in Fairbanks, causing the facility to go into quarantine for 14 days, state officials said Saturday.

JUNEAU  — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy unconstitutionally used his veto powers to punish the courts following a state Supreme Court decision that invalidated proposed abortion restrictions, a judge ruled Friday.

BETHEL (AP) — Health officials in an Alaska region with a growing COVID-19 outbreak asked residents to stop gathering with non-household members to slow the spread of the virus.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — A coronavirus outbreak at Fairbanks Pioneer Home for seniors increased to 53 cases after 20 residents and five staff members tested positive over a week.

JUNEAU — A state court judge Thursday refused to require Alaska election officials to give absentee voters a chance to fix errors that would result in the ballot not being counted.

JUNEAU (AP) — A cluster of coronavirus cases among the homeless population in Alaska's capital city has increased to include 31 people, officials said.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Eligible Alaska residents receiving unemployment checks from the state are expected to receive a $300 increase to their weekly payments beginning next week, officials said.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — The Anchorage Community Development Authority has announced an agreement to purchase the JCPenney parking garage and JCPenney's majority ownership of the former Nordstrom building.

ANCHORAGE — Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz on Monday admitted to having an inappropriate relationship with a female reporter, three days after she made online allegations against the married official.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Alaska's biggest ski resort is set to operate this season with a new operations plan that includes health precautions like mandatory face coverings.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan and challenger Al Gross met in a debate focused on fisheries policy that ended up focusing on other issues including federal COVID-19 relief funding and Pebble Mine.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — A "private social event" held last Saturday has led to a 48-hour shutdown of all sports and activities for an Alaska high school, officials said.

BETHEL (AP) — Toksook Bay is listening to its own radio station, 91.9 FM, because the principal at the Nelson Island School put a low-power radio station on the air.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Former Alaska state employees said they believe a $5 million government consulting contract was illegal as a result of narrow terms directing the award to a single company.

JUNEAU (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered the state to pay about $190,000 in attorney fees and costs after losing a case to the group seeking to recall Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — A tribal consortium and five tribal governments in Alaska have filed a lawsuit against the federal government to stop a road project that would carve through wilderness in northwest Alaska to support mining in a mineral-rich area.

JUNEAU (AP) — The state of Alaska released a plan to divide $50 million in federal coronavirus relief funding payments among fishing industry workers affected by the pandemic.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Alaska's hospitals have not experienced a spike in patients and have enough capacity to provide care despite a recent increase in coronavirus cases, an industry official said.

JUNEAU — A state court judge on Monday ruled enforcement of witness requirements for absentee ballots in Alaska during a pandemic "impermissibly burdens the right to vote" but did not immediately put into effect an order eliminating the requirement for the general election.

JUNEAU (AP) — Alaska conservationists are urging state and federal officials not to reopen wolf hunting season around Prince of Wales Island.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board confirmed an Alaska airplane pilot involved in a fatal crash had a blood-alcohol level more than five times above the legal limit for pilots to fly.

BETHEL (AP) — A mistake by the Alaska Division of Elections prevented residents of a southwest village from voting in the August primary, officials said.

ANCHORAGE — Alaska U.S. House candidate Alyse Galvin is frustrated because she says the incumbent in the race, who is also the longest-ever serving Republican in the House, has not agreed to participate in many debates or forums this fall.

The team behind the proposed Alaska to Alberta railway aims to start prep work for construction in December, with a goal of getting the $17 billion cross-border railroad running by 2025.

BETHEL (AP) — Owners of sled dogs in Alaska's Yukon River region have had difficulty feeding the animals since the state halted subsistence fishing because of paltry salmon runs.

A top Trump official at the Interior Department has delayed the release of a study that shows how oil and gas drilling in Alaska could encroach upon the territory of polar bears, which are already struggling for survival as a warming planet melts their habitat, according to documents obtaine…

JUNEAU (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has caused a national increase in the number of people enrolling in the federal Medicaid health payment program and officials have said Alaska residents are joining at unprecedented levels.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday approved a permit for a proposed rail line connecting Alaska and Canada.

JUNEAU (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has caused a national increase in the number of people enrolling in the federal Medicaid health payment program and officials have said Alaska residents are joining at unprecedented levels.

ANCHORAGE(AP) — The amount of donations to a fight over an Alaska oil tax ballot initiative has exceeded $17 million, with the vast majority contributed by big oil companies opposed to a tax increase.

JUNEAU (AP) — Misdemeanor jury trials in Alaska will resume in November after the pandemic forced an eight-month hiatus, the state's top court said.

JUNEAU (AP) — Oil company Shell is seeking an extension of leases it holds in Alaska as a way to make the leases more attractive to a potential buyer, spokesperson Curtis Smith said Friday.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Alaska environmental regulators are seeking additional money for the state's oil spill response fund amid a review of requirements for petroleum producers and shippers.

JUNEAU — Alaska Native corporations are not eligible to receive a share of the $8 billion in federal coronavirus relief funding set aside for tribes, a federal appeals court panel ruled Friday in overturning a lower-court decision.

JUNEAU — The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to exempt the country's largest national forest from a ban on timber harvests and road building in roadless areas, a move conservation groups denounced Thursday.

ANCHORAGE — The world's most famous sled dog race will go forward in 2021, and amid the ongoing pandemic, officials now are preparing for every possible contingency for what the race and the world might look like in March when the Iditarod starts.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — While Alaska's Republican governor continues promoting the oil industry underpinning the state's economy, he also has expressed interest in renewable energy projects.

JUNEAU — The man helping lead efforts to develop a copper and gold mine near the headwaters of a major salmon fishery in Alaska has resigned following the release of recorded comments in which he "embellished" relationships with elected and regulatory officials, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd…