In this newscast: a record number of COVID-19 deaths in Alaska, a big airport grant for Juneau, jury trials resume, the ‘Into the Wild’ bus finds a new home, and more.
The newly announced case totals for both days were the highest since Aug. 1.
Airport officials got more money than expected, as a lump sump instead of over four years, and with a much smaller local match obligation than usual.
Christina Love hosts on Monday, September 28, 2020. As a person who is in recovery from COVID-19, host Christina Love will moderate a discussion titled “COVID in the Margins” with people who have been directly affected by the virus. That’s Monday, live at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3, online at KTOO.org, and repeated at…
Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Joel Bolger issued an order Thursday allowing jury trials for misdemeanors or lesser crimes to resume in November, with special conditions.
Work is underway to retire 21 tsunami warning sirens on Kodiak Island, which have worked hard for more than 30 years.
A federal appeals court says Alaska Native corporations can’t receive a share of the $8 billion coronavirus fund Congress created for tribes.
Bethel is doubling down on using incentives rather than enforcement for the city’s airport testing mandate.
Mariza Tovar is putting together a tarot deck filled with humpback whales, grizzly bears, red-faced cormorants and sea kelp.
Sullivan’s tweets come after Pebble executives were caught on tape saying Sullivan was helping them by staying in a corner and keeping quiet.