The 20-foot-long sculpture was made by Lingít artist Robert Mills last year during the pandemic
Alaska usually has some of the most stringent requirements in the country for aspiring CNAs, but it has cut requirements in half during the public health emergency.
Donations for the privilege of posing with Penny go to a program called IGNITE, which introduces students to career and technical programs at the high school.
Winter items that the shelters need include coats, hats, snowsuits, scarves and gloves.
A local port engineer who worked on the grant says his takeaway is that aging marine infrastructure in Haines and Cordova were higher priority than improving Juneau’s relatively new cruise ship docks to reduce emissions.
It’s another wintertime hiccup in travel plans for upper Lynn Canal residents.
The tree’s placement at the governor’s mansion coincides with the Christmas season, but it’s meant to represent more than just one winter holiday.
A representative of many property owners with appeals say they intend to keep fighting their assessments in state court.
The Juneau School District is no longer requiring students to quarantine at home after being exposed to someone who tests positive for COVID-19. Instead, families now have the option to use antigen tests before sending their kids out the door.
City officials attributed the unreported cases to a technical issue with the state getting lab results from Bartlett Regional Hospital.