• Katmai NP’s Fat Bear Week was just what we needed.
• Iditarod: The Last Great Race sees boost with big new sponsors Hilcorp and Harvest Midstream. Take that, PETA.
• More nurses: Hundreds of nurses arrive from outside to relieve exhausted local providers.
• School vandalism: TikTok vandalism challenge rears its ugly head in Anchorage. Seriously, kids, our teachers have enough to deal with.
• Aggressive otters: Troublesome otters attack humans, dogs in Anchorage park. Their days are numbered.
• Health care worker threats: Employees on COVID’s front lines report harassment, threats from patients. How did we get here? Do better.
– Sarah Erkmann Ward, Blueprint Alaska