Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO - Juneau
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced Tuesday that it’s donating $10 million across six Alaska port towns: Ketchikan, Juneau, Hoonah, Sitka, Skagway and Seward. They say there are 'no strings attached' to the donations.
Genomic sequencing has confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in Juneau that was caused by a variant that originated in the United Kingdom and is known to be more contagious.
Some activists in Juneau filed paperwork on Monday that could lead to local ballot questions in the fall asking voters to limit cruise ships’ access to the capital city.
Certain vaccine recipients getting their first dose will be entered into a drawing to win either $500 or $250.
Juneau generally has good air quality, and cruise ship emissions didn’t threaten the city’s good standing with the Environmental Protection Agency.
Biden administration’s shift to equity over speed could bring more clarity to Alaska vaccine response
Two weeks into the Biden administration, the emphasis has shifted to equity instead of speed.
DMV’s automated screening for ‘vulgar, violent, criminal and demeaning’ plates didn’t catch Nazi terms
The state commissioner who oversees the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles said Friday she has finished a review of how personalized license plates with Nazi references became street legal.
Within a few days, Alaska officials expect to share more about how the Division of Motor Vehicles managed to issue a pair of personalized license plates referencing Nazi Germany.
Part of the reason is that Alaska is getting more doses of the vaccine because of additional allotments for the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
All 1,100 appointments for this weekend’s mass COVID-19 vaccination event in Juneau are booked.
Clinics that wish to participate in the vaccination program face a slew of requirements, and don't get much in return.
An ‘imperfect system’: Getting Alaska’s seniors signed up for the COVID-19 vaccine is not going smoothly
State health officials are finding much more demand for vaccinations than there are appointment slots.
State health officials said some 26,800 doses of a second new COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Alaska on Monday.
Filings in the U.S. District Court of Alaska say both sides agreed last week to drop the case. The parties also agreed that this is the end of the federal case.
The Department of Transportation is enforcing a state law that forbids posting most signs in its right of way along state roads.
A "data hobbyist" says he found scores of examples of people voting more than once. But the Division of Elections says none of those votes were counted.
Juneau officials say that anyone who has been in any Juneau bar over the last week should get tested for COVID-19.
When the Juneau school district recently surveyed parents with school children, more than a third said they’re likely or highly likely to leave their kids home alone.
Attorneys for the family of a man fatally shot by a Juneau police officer last December are highlighting audio of the officer talking to himself before the shooting. The attorneys argue that what the officer says shows the officer’s state of mind and indicates that killing Kelly Stephens was planned.
Basically, the idea is when conditions worsen, restrictions would automatically tighten. When conditions improve, restrictions would automatically relax.