In the urban avalanche advisory for Tuesday, Juneau emergency programs manager Tom Mattice wrote that recent storms have brought cycles of snow, rain and freezing mist, leading to a snowpack that was “definitely developing more questionable weak layers.”
Gov. Mike Dunleavy has expanded the disaster declaration for the severe December storm swept through Southeast Alaska to include relief for individuals whose homes were damaged or destroyed.
The seven-person committee will review proposed laws and advise the assembly if they include a policy or implication that is racist.
When all that rock fell, it shook the earth equivalent to a magnitude 2.8 or 2.9 earthquake.
SHI President Rosita Worl said “the widespread interest in this story indicates to us that the public is as concerned as we are about protecting our cultural heritage.”
How bad was it? Will the industry bounce back? Will Juneau bounce back? We discuss the cruise season that wasn’t and what Cruise Towns might expect for next year.
Almost everything we reported on this year falls into the categories of pandemic, election, racial justice or weather. We relentlessly covered the big events that defined the year.
The lab can process almost 400 COVID-19 tests in an 8-hour shift. But the chemicals used for processing tests is proprietary and limited to 940 tests a week.
The policies could be changed once the newly elected Legislature convenes Jan. 19.
Meanwhile, the pool of health care workers eligible for vaccination will widen statewide on Jan. 4. Almost 600 doses will be available for that round in Juneau.