After a nonexistent tourism season, downtown hotels are especially looking forward to the arrival of lawmakers and the opportunity to make up some revenue.
When Fiona Brown of Juneau saw an ad on Facebook looking for volunteers for Pfizer’s clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine, she knew that as a science nerd she had an edge.
City Manager Rorie Watt said that statewide numbers show the virus is spreading in every way possible. He asked residents to keep groups small during the holiday.
On Monday night, the Assembly passed $2.3 million in CARES Act funding to create another grant program for businesses and another $2 million for grants to individuals impacted by the pandemic.
Alaska state flags were lowered to half mast Friday in honor of Jalmar “Jay” Kerttula, the only state legislator to serve as both senate president and speaker of the house.
The artwork of Tlingit artist Rico Lanáat’ Worl will be featured on a new postage stamp set for distribution next year.
The victim’s family called for the maximum penalty of 99 years in prison.
During a public meeting Wednesday, a Norwegian Cruise Lines executive shared initial design concepts and addressed local concerns that a new cruise ship berth would lead to more cruise ship traffic.
A woman who did not give her name says she was in the pickup’s cab when the fire started and she escaped uninjured. The Fire Marshal’s office says a propane-fueled heater tipped over and ignited other items in the truck.
Many residents in one neighborhood discovered dead appliances and scorched surge protectors after an outage on Veterans Day. Hospital equipment and water utility machinery were also damaged.