Rail to Canada: Still a long way to go, but the long-dreamed of rail line to Canada gets a big boost.
Boozy kombucha: Alaska gets its first-ever hard kombucha, complete with a newly renovated taproom.
Safe voting: Alaskans will vote absentee in record numbers this November.
Bear break in: An alpaca at the Alaska Zoo is slain by a bear that broke into the zoo. R.I.P., Caesar.
In-person school: Return to Anchorage area school buildings are delayed due to COVID-19 surge.
“Twindemic”: Flu season could make the COVID-19 pandemic worse. Get your flu vaccine, Alaskans.