It’s a last-minute move after a local nonprofit pulled out of their contract to operate the shelter
About 40% of Juneau’s ballots have been processed.
There are two recent missing persons cases in Juneau. Officially, neither person has been found yet.
“We’re pretty much overwhelmed with referrals right now,” said the Community Assistance Response and Emergency Services director.
Tribal citizens and delegates gathered for the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska’s 86thannual Tribal Assembly. The event is used to update tribal delegates and citizens on the past year, pass resolutions and hold elections.
As of Wednesday morning, there are 38 active cases in Hoonah, a city of 790 people.
Juneau restaurant Black Moon Koven opened up this spring, very elusively and mostly through word of mouth. Its dark, moody ambiance has drawn a cult following.
Juneau officials will hold a COVID-19 community update meeting at 4 p.m. today
Lingít artist and Juneau local Kaasteen Jill Meserve recently had her beadwork featured in the Native comedy series “Reservation Dogs.” Even though there are only a handful of episodes out right now, the show is the talk of the Native community.
Last weekend, Juneau’s convention center Centennial Hall was opened as a shelter for people experiencing homelessness to isolate after testing positive for COVID-19. It’s the third time the facility has been used for sheltering people with the virus who do not have another place to isolate.