The cost saving proposal has drawn major criticism since being introduced by UA President Jim Johnsen last week.
“We think it’s relatively low-exposure work,” said Deputy City Manager Mila Cosgrove. “It’s really a great job opportunity for folks. So, you know, we essentially are not going to have a normal tourism season that we would normally have this summer. And I know a lot of people look to that type of seasonal work. And I think that this type of work will be very similar.”
They were tested on Monday, the result came back Thursday and that person is now in quarantine. It’s not clear who they came in contact with in the interim.
Master Gardener Ed Buyarski admits he could never keep a rising bud alive himself. But his kiwi is also peeling and his garlic is at least 18 inches tall now.
While Alaska’s rallies and protests have remained peaceful some Alaskans have reported instances of intimidation, backlash, or resistance. More demonstrations are planned for this weekend.
The total number of nonresident coronavirus cases now stands at 41. The majority of those have been seafood workers.
One protestor says it can be difficult to see the impacts of systemic police violence in a town where officers generally have a good relationship with the community.
The two men are asymptomatic and were moved to isolation in Unalaska testing positive for the virus.
Dunleavy expressed concern that protests could spread COVID-19.
The Assembly discussed the emergency ordinance at meetings last week and on Monday, but was waiting on additional guidance on Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s statewide 14-day quarantine mandate, which is set to expire Friday.