Winter weather is in full effect across Alaska, but unusually high snow accumulation is testing Southeast. Usually some snow melts between storms, but that’s not happening this winter.
Alaska legislators would move from having the 12th-highest salaries to the ninth-highest. But the overall amount they are paid would likely go down, compared to what they’ve received over the past 12 years.
Officials hope slowing the coronavirus’s spread during this wave will reduce local labor disruptions from isolating and quarantining.
High avalanche danger prevented Alaska Electric Light & Power from going to the site of the outage right after it happened Sunday evening.
A high wind warning is in effect until Monday evening. The National Weather Service forecasts winds with gusts up to 65 mph, which could bring down power lines and trees. The agency warns that travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
A winter storm watch will be in effect for the entire Alaska Panhandle.
The year 2021 was a great one for public art in Juneau.
Home test kit results aren’t necessarily captured in state pandemic data, which impacts other public health systems officials have been using to manage the pandemic.
Lawmakers spent a record amount of time at the capitol this year trying to agree on a budget.
So far, no flights to or from Juneau have been canceled.