Mayowa Aina & Tegan Hanlon, Alaska Public Media

A student wearing a face mask, a baseball hat and a backpack stands in front of a school building.

A year in: Alaskans recount the moment they knew the coronavirus would change everything

Over the last year, it seems everyone had a moment when the pandemic hit home — when we realized the coronavirus was not going away quickly, and would change everything. We recently asked Alaskans to share their moment. Here’s what 11 people said.

Fewer classroom days, shorter hours and face masks: Anchorage School District announces plan for next month

The state’s largest school district says students will go into classrooms just two days a week when the school year begins next month. It hopes to later have students in the classroom five days.