The public can submit questions in advance to CovidQuestions@juneau.org.
Last week, the FBI warned about the potential for violence before the inauguration of Joe Biden, though police departments in Anchorage and Juneau have said they are not aware of any specific threats.
The new system would allow lawmakers to vote from the regional legislative information offices, or from their homes if they are quarantined or isolated.
It was a quiet day outside of the Capitol, where it rained through most of the afternoon. It also was quiet inside the Capitol, where lawmakers were meeting in small groups as they attempted to form majority caucuses in both chambers.
By the end of the weekend, City Emergency Manager Robert Barr said about 10% of Juneau’s eligible population would be vaccinated.
Because of COVID-19, this year’s free legal clinic for Alaskans will be done differently and it will likely tackle issues related to the pandemic.
About 1,200 — or one-third — of students have returned to face-to-face classes this week.
Thursday’s high winds along with heavy snowfall at higher elevations will increase the possibility of an avalanche reaching Thane Road in the next 24 hours, according to the Department of Transportation.
If approved, the board would make time to recognize Tlingit people as the land’s original inhabitants before opening its meetings.
“There are going to be 200-300 people coming into this building. They’re concerned about what’s going to happen and concerned about putting themselves in jeopardy,” said Kodiak Senator Gary Steven