Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO - Juneau
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.
Sealaska Heritage Institute gave Brian Wallace a heads up the other day to make sure he was watching the television coverage of Celebration.
The city is planning to give a subsidy worth half of what childcare providers would get if they were at capacity, up to $500 per month.
Mallott is best known to the public for his role as Lieutenant Governor, but he has had profound influence on the state through his decades of work with the Permanent Fund Corporation and his instrumental role in negotiating a revenue-sharing piece of the 1971 ANCSA legislation.
The Juneau Airport Board’s decision last Thursday to put its share of CARES Act funding into operations, and nothing for big-ticket capital construction, means Juneau may be forgoing millions of dollars.
Telehealth had been steadily expanding in Alaska for years, but fewer regulations during the coronavirus have allowed it to boom.
Small businesses could be eligible for up to $50,000
The Port of Seattle made a decision to suspend its cruise ship season earlier this week, but cruise ships were already banned from sailing after Canada shut its ports earlier this month.
Alaska’s chief medical officer and an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say more evidence is coming that will inform policymakers’ public health mandates.
Beginning Monday, many travelers coming to Juneau will be mandated to self-quarantine for 14 days.
For cruise towns like Juneau, where the visitor industry has been the biggest private sector employer, the impacts of the coronavirus cruise shutdown are huge.
Alaska’s cruise ship season begins in April, and that’s making a lot of people anxious in port towns that have, so far, been untouched by the COVID-19 virus.
State epidemiologists are alerting the public and health care workers about what to watch for with the coronavirus.
The new signage is a nod to Juneau's indigenous people and culture; part of a string of similar public gestures, big and small.
Parents Cecelia Williams and Christina Vazquez reflected on their daughter’s life, and the turn it took in the year or so leading up to the crash.
Sealaska Heritage to release collection of lullabies, children’s book, in three Alaska Native languages
“Cradle Songs of Southeast Alaska” features lullabies in the languages of three Southeast Alaska Indigenous groups.
City and Borough of Juneau collects enough in the five-month cruise ship season from passengers to pay each permanent resident over $700. It doesn’t. So where does it all go?
Huna Totem Corp. brought a Las Vegas rock and roll show to Juneau last month, and Alaska left quite an impression on one of the performers. Rock and country singer Johnny Solinger said he’s got some unfinished...