Excavators worked through the day on Monday to start clearing spruce trees, mud and boulders that blocked off Lowell Point’s only road access to Seward.
The driver was coming from Anchorage when he noticed in his side view mirror his trailer was engulfed in flames.
Hundreds of pounds of honeybees bound for Alaska died last weekend when their crates were left for hours on a hot tarmac in Atlanta.
A slumping section of the Denali National Park road dropped an unprecedented amount over the winter, leaving a 40-foot drop in the road near Polychrome Pass.
Members of the public can soon weigh in on how to connect Juneau to the north end of Douglas Island. The state department of transportation is hosting the first of three open houses to get community feedback on the Juneau Douglas North Crossing project.
The town is experiencing one of its largest outbreaks of the pandemic, with upwards of 30 residents testing positive since the first week of April.
Haaland said she heard from residents about the importance of the road due to various transportation and medical challenges. As of now, she said, she’s made no decision.
Travelers who were once banned by major U.S. airlines for violating the federal mask mandate may soon be allowed to fly again.
On Tuesday, the City and Borough of Juneau announced that masks will no longer be required on public transportation like city buses or at Juneau International Airport.
When U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle tossed out the federal government’s transportation mask mandate on Monday, she relied in part on her interpretation of the term “sanitation.”