Bridget Dowd, KTOO - Juneau
The Juneau Assembly approved the use of a $25 fine for those who don't follow COVID-19 safety measures.
At the start of this week, Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau was housing 41 COVID-positive inmates. It’s not clear how many staff members have tested positive.
Juneau resident Melissa McCormick s distributing yard signs all over the community with phrases including "You matter" and "Don't give up." She hopes they remind people that they're not alone.
Strolling along one of Juneau’s sandy beaches, you might see footprints, remnants of bonfires, or a variety of birds. But what about what’s underneath the sand?
The Anchorage School District is also requiring everyone in school building to wear face masks when classes start next week.
Juneau residents have mixed feelings about the ship’s arrival amid an uptick an COVID-19 cases, but for the most part, the feeling at the dock and inside downtown businesses on Friday was one of hope.