There is no one organization that finds missing people in Juneau, and there aren’t many resources for family and friends.
Second grade students from Diane Antaya’s Harborview Elementary class visited Juneau City Hall last week where they met Mayor Beth Weldon and held a mock assembly meeting.
Suggested donations are nonperishable foods like flour, sugar and canned goods. There’s also an option to donate at a website set up through the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Juneau.
The main concerns the committee had were about the lack of affordable housing in Juneau and a lack of public input on the legislation.
From Friday through Sunday, 4,447 new cases were reported statewide, down about 23% from this time last week. Hospital data shows 154 people hospitalized with COVID-19, including 8 people on ventilators.
Family and colleagues of Dr. Kimberly Kilgore say she will be remembered for her whole-hearted approach to life and work.
Juneau’s Chief of Police Ed Mercer is the city’s first Alaska Native police chief. He’s been with the Juneau Police Department for more than 20 years and has been the chief since 2017.
Some Juneau residents have noticed street lights with a purple glow popping up around town. A KTOO listener asked why.
“The beauty of coming back together, no matter the space is that everyone wants to make it work,” Riverbend Elementary School teacher Lindsay Baranovic said.
Alaska’s congressional delegation announced on Jan. 19 that the Port of Nome will receive a quarter of a billion dollars for future construction.