Even as Covid-19-infection rates skyrocket, Iceland – the North Atlantic island nation that once believed it could test and isolate to ensure the safety of its citizens until the Covid-19 causing SARS-CoV-2 […]
The rise of Oo
As in most of the Western world, so too in Alaska now. State Department of Health and Social Services officials Wednesday reported that the Omicron (Greek symbol Oo) variant of the SARS-CoV-2 […]
Alaska might have ignored the opportunity to make lemonade of the COVID-19 lemon, but elsewhere others have gone looking for opportunities in the deadly pandemic driving death and fear around the globe. […]
As fish processing companies working in Alaska try to come up with plans that will allow for summer operations in the new world of the coronavirus COVID-19, food production facilities across the […]
All across the country now, the reports of pandemic anxiety are growing. It was only a matter of time. Even before COVID-19 invaded everyone’s life, anxiety disorders were rampant in the […]
New world orders
Bakkafrost, a mid-tier salmon farming business in the remote Fareo Island, is reporting a third-quarter harvest of about 28 million pounds or – to translate that into Alaska terms – the […]
Playing with ice
Why is it so many spend so much time worrying about social media providing a platform for “fake news,” and so few if any seem concerned about the same media facilitating the […]
The AK connection
When you’re a U.S. company doing business with blacklisted Chinese telecom giant Huawei, it might be best to do so indirectly from an outpost in far off Alaska. The U.S. Commerce Department […]
Old News new?
Fresh out of bankruptcy, the Alaska Dispatch News appears to be getting ready to distance itself from former and failed publisher Alice Rogoff at the same time she is making a bid […]
The new and truly “Iceland”
Raindrops were sprinkling Alaska’s largest city again Thursday, and suddenly the year-old climate-change speculation about Anchorage transforming into “a less sunny version of Seattle” wasn’t so funny.