While Alaska’s rallies and protests have remained peaceful some Alaskans have reported instances of intimidation, backlash, or resistance. More demonstrations are planned for this weekend.
One protestor says it can be difficult to see the impacts of systemic police violence in a town where officers generally have a good relationship with the community.
Dunleavy expressed concern that protests could spread COVID-19.
Alaskans in the state’s three largest cities take to the streets in response to the death of George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis who died after being arrested.
His parole officer was trying to find him to deliver the test results but found Fields broke quarantine by leaving his hotel to visit his mother, the charges say.
Dunleavy will make his first appointment to the five-member Supreme Court from four candidates.
Juneau’s remaining fire marshal will be responsible for reviewing as many as 150 building plans and doing 400 inspections a year, as well as investigating any fires that occur.
Since last month, 11 staff members and five of their household members have tested positive for COVID-19, meaning most of Juneau’s cases are directly associated with the facility.
This comes after two more staff members tested positive for the disease this week, more than a month after the first case was detected at the facility. So far, 10 staff members at the facility have contracted the virus.
Four girls are suing the Lower Kuskokwim School District, alleging that it didn’t properly follow up on multiple complaints of sexual misconduct by a former Bethel elementary school principal.