Kavitha George, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Mayor Ethan Berkowitz announced a new face mask order Friday for Anchorage that will apply to public spaces like restaurants, stores and public transit.
The Anchorage Assembly unanimously passed a 21.5 million dollar COVID-19 relief package at a meeting Tuesday evening. The package provides a second round of funding for the small business and nonprofit relief program and the rental and mortgage assistance program.
Travelers taking a car or boat into Alaska will have similar rules to those taking a flight, though ferry travel has stricter requirements.