We’re back with a new season of Cruise Town because — spoiler alert — large cruise ships are coming back to Alaska in July.
By looking for clues in the tree rings, these researchers are trying to reconstruct the frequency of avalanches all around the region.
In this newscast: A pandemic rule change could make it easier to get treatment for opioid addiction in Alaska; The Alaska Native community and allies honor the children who died at a residential boarding school in Canada; The state of Alaska has a new head forester
In this newscast: Layoff notices went out to state workers today; The Juneau Assembly changes its land acknowledgement language; Juneau lowers property taxes in light of higher home values; AIDEA still wants to look for oil in ANWR
In this newscast: The Alaska Senate passed the state budget; Sen. Lisa Murkowski got tough with Interior Secretary Deb Haaland; Juneau Pride is back; and a COVID-19 outbreak in Yukon Territory is impacting residents in Skagway
In this newscast: Juneau turns down $2 million from Norwegian Cruise Line; The legislature still hasn’t passed a budget; Credit rating agencies see improvement in Alaska’s outlook; Two kayakers paddled to safety after being mauled by a bear
In this newscast: Former Juneau-area chiropractor accused of sexually abusing patients; Legislative compromise sets the PFD at $1,100; Supplemental unemployment insurance ends this week; A vigil in Fairbanks to mourn and raise awareness about historic abuse and neglect of Native children at residential schools
In this newscast: A new study shows that cancer rates among Alaska Native people have gone up over the last 50 years; a variation on a national phone scam has been hitting Alaskans; Alaska’s Department of Corrections is getting rid of its requirement for inmates to be vaccinated in order to receive visitors; and Juneau has 13 active COVID-19 cases and half of the population of Juneau is fully vaccinated
We do this in order to understand whose voices we are relying on too much and whose voices we might be leaving out.
As of late Saturday, there have been no slides in the Behrends Avenue Area. But, the weather is about to take a turn for the worse.