The commission examines public safety issues and advises the mayor and city assembly.
The Juneau Assembly voted 5 to 4 Monday to allow the annual fireworks show to go on with added safety restrictions, including a requirement to wear masks.
Palmer’s police chief returned to work Monday after a nearly three-week suspension over Facebook posts he made calling the Black Lives Matter movement a “hate group.”
The impacts of an infected person breaking quarantine are far-ranging: Ketchikan Public Utilities’ sole customer service office is closed. Ketchikan Little League announced it would suspend three divisions for at least two weeks.
Both Anchorage’s fire and police departments have been sued for racial discrimination.
The traveler reportedly arrived Saturday evening, but violated the state’s health mandate requiring visitors to quarantine pending test results. Ketchikan police are investigating.
The Juneau Assembly will discuss CARES Act appropriations for the community’s COVID-19 recovery and hear community concerns about policing.
On Sunday, state health officials reclassified those two Craig cases as tourists in Ketchikan. Not so, says Ketchikan’s emergency operations center spokesperson, Kacie Paxton.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation reports that less than 60% of passengers who arrive at Bethel’s airport are volunteering for testing. The city has plans to try to increase that number to 100%.
While the Kenai transforms into a tourism and fishing hub during the summer, officials there don’t blame the high case rate on any particular factor.