Bethel has a new mandate requiring people arriving at the Alaska Airlines terminal to be tested for COVID-19 — and requiring cab drivers to check.
Seven candidates for Juneau Assembly will answer questions about local issues, followed by two candidates for school board.
City officials say at least 31 people have gotten sick with COVID-19 after a single indoor event in late August.
St. Vincent de Paul Society has a contract with the city to operate the emergency shelter at the JACC until April.
The emergency order issued by the City and Borough of Juneau gave bars that don’t serve food just 16 hours’ notice to shift to outdoor service only. It also requires restaurants to reduce their capacity to 50%.
A combination of low prices and low returns has the summer of 2020 shaping up to be one of the worst in decades.
Some park managers worry they’ll have to close walkways, parking lots or campgrounds if they can’t maintain them properly.
The Department of Energy says that if the project succeeds, Unalaska would be the first community in the nation completely powered by geothermal energy.
The mayor, a retired Alaska State Trooper, said discrimination against police officers was in his eyes “by far a greater problem.”
At least six bars and one restaurant in town temporarily closed after an outbreak among bar workers.