Murkowski told reporters at the Capitol that the bill will go a long way toward rebuilding America’s lagging infrastructure “and helping in many parts of the country where infrastructure doesn’t exist at all.”
The quake has triggered a tsunami warning for a swath of coastal Alaska from Sand Point to Kodiak to Homer to Cordova, and prompted sirens to sound in communities as evacuations began.
In this Thursday’s program from the Black Awareness Association: Part two of Christina Michelle’s conversation with three military veterans. How they feel pride in serving their country — yet hope future soldiers won’t have to experience the pain and heartbreak of racism. The Black Awareness Association of Juneau’s Culture Rich Conversations show airs every Thursday…
As the highly contagious delta variant spreads, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that even fully vaccinated people mask up indoors if they’re in a place with “substantial” or “high” virus transmission.
In this newscast: In Juneau, there were more new cases of COVID-19 identified in the two weeks that ended on Sunday than any other two weeks since testing and tracking began; Juneau coach and teacher Kevin Hamrick recently retired from the Juneau School District after putting in almost 30 years as an educator; The Alaska Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Metlakatla fisherman who was fined for fishing without the proper permits; A state lawyer outed as having posted racist and antisemitic comments on Twitter no longer works for the Alaska Department of Law.
In 2014, U.S. Coast Guard officers reported a Metlakatla tribal member fishing in a closed area without a state commercial fishing permit. When they boarded the boat they found a few dozen coho salmon, which the skipper reportedly said he intended to sell.
Additional crew has been called in to cover for the workers sidelined by COVID-19.
The teachers’ labor contract has a leave policy intended to encourage teachers not to exhaust their personal leave, but it may also penalize outgoing teachers.
Earlier this month, the Guardian identified assistant attorney general Matthias Cicotte as the person behind an anonymous account posting racist material on social media.
Court documents detail the physical assault of four different children occurring between 2015 and 2019.