Jeremy Hsieh

Local News Reporter, KTOO

I dig into questions about the forces and institutions that shape Juneau, big and small, delightful and outrageous. What stirs you up about how Juneau is built and how the city works?

Newscast – Monday, Jan. 24, 2022

In this newscast: Leaders in the Alaska Legislature outline their hopes for the session; The trial  begins over Alaska’s newly redrawn political boundaries; Nome is getting $250 million in federal funding for a deep water port; Juneau’s hospital is straining from its caseload and sick health care workers; A Juneau pediatrician died unexpectedly; A Curious Juneau listener asks why so many streetlights have taken on a purple hue

Newscast – Friday, Jan. 21, 2022

In this newscast: Heavy rain this weekend may cause flooding and avalanches; Juneau is giving away free home COVID-19 test kits again; Riverbend Elementary School will be closed for weeks; Juneau attorney Libby Bakalar won her lawsuit against Gov. Mike Dunleavy over free speech and wrongful termination; The Army Corps of Engineers commits to cleaning up 800 tons of contaminated material on an Aleutian Island 

Newscast – Monday, Jan. 10, 2022

In this newscast: Icy, hazardous conditions disrupt life all over Juneau; Another top-level Bartlett Reginal Hospital employee resigns; Juneau’s omicron wave of COVID-19 continues; The new COVID-19 variant is changing how the state gauges risk; Pre-filed bills aim to limit political campaign donations, limit legislators’ pay and change who runs the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.; Alaska’s longest serving magistrate loses his job over writing partisan letters to the editor; Marine mammal biologists share lessons from their experience trying to nurse sick beluga whales back to health

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