Juneau’s two public high schools saw an increase in new COVID-19 cases following their proms. Masks were optional at both events.
In the late ’90s Juneau had two Taco Bells. But by the early 2000s they were both gone.
After more than an hour of public testimony from parents, students and educators with different viewpoints, the board voted unanimously to bring back a mask-optional policy.
Members of the public can soon weigh in on how to connect Juneau to the north end of Douglas Island. The state department of transportation is hosting the first of three open houses to get community feedback on the Juneau Douglas North Crossing project.
Families were alerted about the reinstated mask requirement through text and email on Saturday. Face coverings will be required through at least the next week.
Kax̱dig̱oowu Héen refers to a part of the Mendenhall River. And could soon be used to refer to the elementary school that sits on its banks in Juneau’s Mendenhall Valley.
Most students who attend public elementary schools in Alaska spend their days learning indoors, but one Juneau teacher is making sure his students have at least a little time with Mother Nature.
Wearing face masks inside Juneau’s public schools is optional as of Monday, but some students and staff are still choosing to wear them for a variety of reasons.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending another shot for those who are immunocompromised or over the age of 50. People who received their first booster dose at least four months ago are eligible.
Several members of the public testified against the change. Some said that even though the change doesn’t guarantee construction of a new Norwegian dock, it sets the stage for one.