In a quick turnaround, Juneau Karate Academy instructors Nathan Young and Sarah Young closed the public doors to their Mendenhall Valley dojo — and launched an online training academy.
An Anchorage Superior Court judge wrote that the union fundamentally failed to address the impact of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s disaster declaration.
Even though it’s the off-season, some businesses need the help now.
While details are still being worked out — Ryan Air could begin operating in the North Slope borough by the weekend.
Meanwhile, the city’s budgeting process is underway and filled with unknowns. Juneau’s city manager proposed a significant property tax increase to balance the budget.
Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink is encouraging Alaskans to wear homemade masks when they go out in public, as the number of people diagnosed with COVID-19 continues to grow.
Juneau’s utility operators are taking steps to protect staff from COVID-19, but say they’re well-prepared to continue running throughout the pandemic.
The Alaska National Guard is mobilizing to assist with the state’s coronavirus response, putting dozens of volunteer Guard members on active duty.
“If you have to social distance, this is a good place to do it,” says Gustavus Mayor Calvin Casipit.
Alaska’s largest rural air carrier, RavnAir Group, says it’s cutting its service by 90% amid a coronavirus-driven crash in revenue — a move that could leave dozens of rural villages with deeply diminished air service.