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 – Tuesday, June 28, 2022

In this newscast: Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoes out $780 million from the state budget bill and signs it; A 13-year-old girl is hospitalized after a being hit by a car in downtown Juneau; Former Juneau mayor and state senator Dennis Egan dies at age 75; Juneau residents rally against the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade; The cruise ship that hit an iceberg in Alaska is skipping port calls and returning to Seattle; The state Supreme Court says Republican Tara Sweeney won’t be on the August special election ballot for U.S. House; Ketchikan’s local Republican Party chapter censures Congressional candidate Sarah Palin over her reversal as governor on the so-called “bridge to nowhere”; A float plane with seven people crashes in Lake Iliamna 

Newscast – Friday, June 17, 2022

In this newscast: The Juneau School District shares more about how floor sealant was served to students instead of milk; Candidates who did poorly in the congressional special primary election are weighing if they’ll still run in the regular election; Voters in Southeast Alaska favored independent Al Gross and Democrat Mary Peltola; Capstone Clinic is closing its public testing sites at the end of the month; Firefighting crews are standing by to respond to more Interior wildfires with lightning in the forecast; Higher fuel prices are driving up barge prices and retail prices across Southeast Alaska; The Juneau Black Awareness Association celebrates Juneteenth on Sunday.

Newscast – Monday, June 6, 2022

In this newscast: Alaska’s health commissioner plans to end the COVID-19 emergency order on July 1; Gun safety advocates lobby U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski for gun safety legislation; A climber dies trying to summit Denali; The state has sold the ferry Malaspina to Alaska businessmen; Wrangell’s Trident Seafood plant will stay closed for the third year in a row; The average sale price of homes in Alaska rose nearly 9% last year; Organizers in Juneau turn in petition signatures for a referendum to repeal mandatory disclosure of real estate sales prices; Juneau voters may not get the final say this October on a plan to stop taxing sales of food; Trail users are concerned about how a proposed disc golf course around the Treadwell Mine Historic Site and Trail will affect them.

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