Newscast – Thursday, May 19, 2022

In this newscast:

  • The Juneau Assembly’s annual budget debate is winding down, but it still hasn’t decided what to do about exempting food from sales tax,
  • Around 5,000 people are expected to come to Juneau in August for an Ironman race, and the city is encouraging residents to rent their homes and go on vacation for the week,
  • Juneau’s two public high schools saw an increase in new COVID-19 cases following their proms

Yvonne Krumrey

Local News Reporter, KTOO

Juneau is built on hidden and assumed layers of power and access, influencing how we interact with identity, with the law and with each other. I bring you stories of the gaps in access to power, and those who are working to close those gaps.

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