High schoolers have already evacuated from the main school into an unused building next door because their classroom was closest to the river.
The nurse says she was fired four days after filing an internal ethics complaint on the hospital’s anonymous tip line.
The open house format is designed to encourage more interactivity and to be a safer alternative to traditional public hearings amid the pandemic.
All beds at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital — except some in the mental health department — were full on Friday.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy made two big announcements this week about how the state is managing COVID-19. One is a signed contract to bring hundreds of health care workers to the state and the other is moving hospitals to crisis standards of care.
When first asked to explain the orders, Ibn Bailey described them as a direct result of his attempts to talk to school staff about his nephews. But it turns out that his description of how he landed in court for stalking is not accurate. Or, at least, it wasn’t the whole story.
Some Juneau residents will be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster as early as next week. Those who are eligible for the booster shot include people who are 65 and older, those in long-term care facilities, anyone 18 or older with underlying health issues and anyone 18 or older who is at an increased risk for exposure to COVID-19.
The state of Alaska reported a new single-day record Friday of 1,735 cases along with 44 deaths over the past year that were newly linked to the coronavirus.
To make room at the busy Anchorage hospitals, still-hospitalized patients are getting medevaced to rural hospitals.
A melt-caused landslide is accelerating, prompting action to maintain the route used to transport thousands of visitors through the park every summer.
As Anchorage wades through its worst coronavirus surge yet, school nurses have become a go-to source of information for families.
Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink said many retail pharmacists have stopped asking customers if they’d like the vaccine because of the fury it triggers.
The city’s high youth vaccine rate and mask mandates have helped kids stay in the classroom and keep youth cases of the delta variant low, officials say.
Although it will be an uphill battle to get the word out before the Oct. 5 election, write-in candidate Will Muldoon said he wouldn’t run if he didn’t think he still had a chance.
The scale of this campaign’s finances is more typical of a competitive statehouse race than for Juneau Assembly. The candidate has the support of former Gov. Bill Walker.
U.S. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich ruled Wednesday that the Interior department was justified in concluding the tribe does not have governmental authority over a particular land parcel near Eklutna village.