In the urban avalanche advisory for Tuesday, Juneau emergency programs manager Tom Mattice wrote that recent storms have brought cycles of snow, rain and freezing mist, leading to a snowpack that was “definitely developing more questionable weak layers.”
September 12 marks six months since Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced Alaska’s first known case of COVID-19. We thought now was a good time to pause and take stock of where we are — and to look back on how we got here.
State and oil company officials confirmed 13 cases of COVID-19 between two different North Slope oil fields, as Alaska reported 86 new cases of the virus Thursday.
A second cyclist, Jay Butler, was treated and released.