Rapid melt off of an above-normal snowpack is causing minor flooding around the Interior. National Weather Service meteorologist John Cowan says above normal temperatures over the last week have resulted in significant melting.
Delta Junction-area first responders and health-care providers have formed an organization to oversee the community’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Delta COVID-19 Incident Management Team helps emergency services and local governments coordinate efforts to keep the coronavirus from spreading in the area – and to help control the local rumor mill.
The changes wrought by health mandates and mitigation for COVID-19 have opened the door to scammers. A group commonly victimized by financial and computer scams, even in healthy times, is seniors. This week, the senior group AARP Alaska held a “Tele Town Hall” with health and fraud specialists to warn Alaskans about coronavirus scams.