The restrictions will continue until the region sees some rain. It’s also possible all operations could be shut down if the hot, dry weather continues.
4.1 magnitude temblor occurred at 8:56 with the epicenter located about 109 miles northwest of Juneau.
About 29 percent of Skagway’s population is 55 or older. Right now, there’s a gathering space for them that’s only open in the winter, and there is no designated senior housing.
A souped-up paddle board, custom rowing craft and high performance, carbon fiber sailboats are just some of the eye-catching entries in the inaugural Race to Alaska.
An initiative to expand technology one-to-one for all grades in the Haines School District is getting some push-back from community members.
“It’s not just a running program and it’s not just a socially emotional curriculum, either. It combines the two” says program coordinator Julie Walker.
“Timing is everything and Petersburg is fortunate they worked on this during the years they did,” Gov. Walker said.
Superintendent Patrick Mayer, in his first year at the district, said he doesn’t know why people are finding it hard to work within the current policy
Between about 5 and 6 p.m. Monday, a network of ground sensors detected more than 100 lightning strikes in the affected area
One school, Houghtling Elementary, was hit the hardest with about 70 students out sick.