With temperatures dipping below freezing this weekend, local shelters must weigh the risks of staying open or closing to slow the spread of the virus.
Of the 27,000 ballots sent out to registered voters in September, Friday’s count includes 11,836 ballots.
The data shows that it’s common for a fraction of a fraction of 1% of voters to vote twice in elections. Which still raises questions.
State transportation officials will talk about project options, and discuss some small-scale safety improvements that could be completed in 2022.
A cluster of positive COVID-19 cases among Juneau’s homeless population has risen to at least 30 people. The city will discuss this and other COVID-19 developments during its weekly update at 4 p.m.
he 2020 Termination Dust Invitational drew more than 300 players, coaches and fans to arenas in the city in early October. They came from the municipality itself, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, the Kenai Peninsula and Juneau.
Staff at the Glory Hall shelter posted on Facebook that free COVID-19 testing will be available in front of the shelter Friday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and encouraged anyone to get tested there, even if they were tested recently.
In the competitive races, Alicia Hughes-Skandijs is in the lead in District 1 and Christine Woll is at the top of the four-way District 2 race.
Results from Juneau’s municipal election are expected later in the day on Friday. In the meantime, local election officials arrived in Anchorage to process ballots in Juneau’s first by-mail election.
The turnout will be even higher once mailed ballots finish arriving at the Anchorage Vote Center. The election won’t be officially certified until Oct. 20.