Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO - Juneau
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.
The Juneau School District offices. (Photo by Heather Bryant/KTOO) The Juneau School District will begin on Aug. 24 with no in-person instruction. Juneau School District...
The answer involves heavy duty bags and helicopters.
The assemblymember who introduced the ordinance says he envisions a panel of experts in social justice.
While it's scaled down, business owners are still finding tourists to serve - just not the same hoards of cruise ship passengers.
A nurse consultant with the Division of Public Health says that testers will often leave their posts if there are no out-of-state flights scheduled to arrive.