The grant program would pay child care providers with CARES Act money through the end of the calendar year.
That brings the total number of reported cases among Alaskans to 404, the majority of whom have recovered.
Starting next Thursday, the Valley Library will open during its normal hours. The downtown and Douglas libraries will open starting Sunday, May 31.
The Lena Beach area has been closed, off and on, for seasonal work since 2018. The work wrapping up now is part of the final phase.
The annual Douglas parade and celebration — including beloved events like the fire hose race and the soap box derby — in response to public safety concerns from COVID-19. But the city is still hoping to figure out a way to hold a fireworks show.
Dunleavy thanked the Legislature for approving the plan.
Juneau’s remaining fire marshal will be responsible for reviewing as many as 150 building plans and doing 400 inspections a year, as well as investigating any fires that occur.
Since last month, 11 staff members and five of their household members have tested positive for COVID-19, meaning most of Juneau’s cases are directly associated with the facility.
The Alaska Public Interest Research Group submitted a letter to Attorney General Kevin Clarkson’s office on Tuesday asking for an investigation into whether the December fundraiser violated the Alaska Executive Branch Ethics Act.
City Clerk Beth McEwen recommended the switch largely because of the risks and complications that could arises from holding a normal election during a pandemic.