Wanted: Temporary workers to screen arriving passengers at Juneau’s airport

“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.” 

From Kotzebue to Ketchikan, Alaskans protest the killing of George Floyd, calling for justice

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.

Ketchikan Assembly pushes back against proposed University of Alaska Southeast merger

Leadership at Ketchikan’s University of Alaska Southeast campus on Monday asked the Ketchikan Gateway Borough to oppose a proposed campus merger. Priscilla Schulte leads the Ketchikan UAS campus. She says the proposed cost-cutting move to merge UAS with University of Alaska campuses in Anchorage or Fairbanks won’t serve students in Southeast Alaska. “There’s quite a…