RavnAir Group said Sunday it would park all 72 of its planes and lay off its remaining staff.
As of Sunday, two more Juneau residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. That brings the total to 14 individuals. The City and Borough of Juneau sent out a press release stating the source of the virus in both cases is pending investigation. Officials with the State Division of Public Health are reaching out…
For Alaska residents, the season will remain open.
Volunteer-led mutual aid networks, like Juneau Mutual Aid, have blossomed around the country in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The goal is to first stop the fire. You know, the fire’s going, stop the fire,” says business owner Venietia Santana. “There’s a bunch of bills right now that are just on hold to pay.”
In this newscast: The City and Borough of Juneau discuss small business loans, amidst COVID-19 How is the hospital in Juneau adapting during the crisis? COVID-19 doesn’t appear to be in Gustavus
Details of the plan were laid out by members of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration during a Friday press conference centered around his economic stabilization plan — a response to the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic.
The state of Alaska has entered into a $525,000 contract with Florida Virtual School, and the head of the statewide teachers’ union does not support it.
The Small Business Administration says it’s ready to make immediate “loan advances” of up to $10,000 to companies hurt by the coronavirus.
Alaska alcohol regulators and lobbyists are asking the governor to relax rules barring takeout and curbside pickup of alcoholic beverages.