Adelyn Baxter, KTOO - Juneau
People experiencing homelessness are exempt under the city’s hunker down order and a statewide order issued Friday. For many of them, the threat of a pandemic is not as high of a priority as staying warm or getting their next meal.
A patient with COVID-19 was currently in the critical care unit at Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday.
As more positive cases of COVID-19 continue to appear in Alaska, the City and Borough of Juneau is eyeing the community’s main point of entry: the airport.
City working through ‘what ifs’ as the Westerdam — and cruise ship season — makes its way toward Juneau
At a special Juneau Assembly meeting Monday night, a panel of public health experts and cruise officials tried to address as many of the outstanding questions about the Westerdam and the upcoming cruise season as possible.
The state will not bring criminal charges against a Juneau police officer involved in a fatal shooting late last year.
One passenger from the Westerdam initially tested positive for the virus but has since been cleared. All passengers have now left the ship, and the crew has tested negative.
Change of plans due to coronavirus? Alaska Airlines is temporarily suspending cancellation and change fees.
Alaska Airlines will allow passengers to change or cancel bookings without penalty for the next two weeks in response to travel concerns from coronavirus.
During the 2019 summer tourism season, cruise ship companies dumped more than 3 million pounds of trash at Juneau’s private landfill.
As the shutdown in regional ferry service continues, communities like Angoon, Gustavus, Hoonah and others that rely on ferries are desperately seeking options to get the things they need.
The U.S. Mint released a coin commemorating the work of Alaska Native leader Elizabeth Peratrovich on Wednesday.
It was originally advertised as a special Assembly meeting, but city officials changed their minds.
The raffle is designed to raise money for K-12 education by allowing Alaskans 18 and over to donate a portion of their permanent fund dividends to enter.
Alaska Department of Corrections Commissioner Nancy Dahlstrom told state lawmakers that she canceled the bid process during a committee hearing Thursday.
Alaska Airlines cancelled nine flights in and out of Juneau by midday. A high wind warning remains in effect until Friday morning.
Strong winds and high tides over the weekend caused the tugboat Lumberman to drag anchor from its position on state tidelands.
As an executive from Norwegian Cruise Line made the rounds in Juneau to talk about plans for a new private dock downtown, neighborhood associations came together for the first time to share their own thoughts on the industry.
Cody Eyre’s family claims that the city of Fairbanks and the Alaska Department of Public Safety failed to properly train officers to respond to a mental health crisis, and that officers used excessive force.
Eaglecrest Ski Area Marketing Manager Charlie Herrington said it felt like trying to get Burning Man or Coachella tickets.
At the Alaska Municipal League conference in Anchorage, representatives from 15 municipalities signed an agreement to set up a new system for collecting online sales tax.