In this newscast: President Trump has been talking about helping out the cruise industry, but not everyone thinks that’s a good idea Juneau’s Capital Transit is asking residents to use the buses only for essential travel Some restaurants in Alaska are adjusting to the ban on dine-in services, but it hasn’t been easy
In this update: The Alaska Supreme Court heard oral arguments today on the case over the proposed recall of Gov. Mike Dunleavy; Juneau’s Amalga Distillery is making hand sanitizer; Alaska Pacific University will have it’s first female president
The natural attractions that people come to Alaska to see are exactly the same things that are being impacted by both an increase in visitors and climate change.
In this newscast: A patient with COVID-19 is currently in critical care at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau; There are now a total of 8 cases of coronavirus in Ketchikan; The Alaska Legislature is working on a few bills in response to coronavirus; City officials announced new emergency protocols for ambulance crews in Juneau
In this newscast: The Alaska Senate passed a state budget today, including a $1,000 economic stimulus payment; Juneau has it’s first case of COVID-19; VHF channel 16 slowly coming back online; School districts across the state are still trying to get food to their students; GCI expands service while Alaskans work and learn from home
The latest information about COVID-19 in Juneau and Alaska.
We take our public mission seriously and instead of scaling back during these uncertain times, we are ramping up.
A lot of people were at the library Sunday to stock up on books. Potentially, they’ll be stuck at home, due to workplace and school closures taking effect Monday morning.
Princess Cruises will cancel all sailings until May 2020. Some trips already sailing will be cut short.
KTOO News hosted a special program on coronavirus, answering questions about school closures, cruise ships, hospital preparations and more.