The vaccine did bring some hope to early 2021, but while the virus was being knocked back a bit, the damage the pandemic brought to society was already done.
The union that represents water plant workers says it never heard any safety concerns, and the utility’s manager says the administration told him he can’t speak to reporters to clarify what happened.
The city is grappling with its need for affordable housing and how it interprets its own code.
City code requires the fluoridation of Anchorage’s water supply.
The city is asking for input from city departments and the public on how it should spend money from the marine passenger fees.
The Juneau Assembly voted Monday to partially repeal a sales tax exemption for cruise ships in Juneau waters.
The island community of 355 people has recorded just seven cases of the virus to date.
Nine top level officials at the Anchorage Health Department have left or been fired since Mayor Dave Bronson took office in July.
Municipalities across the country have until Jan. 2 to join the settlement.
If not addressed, the mandate would’ve automatically ended on Dec. 14.