The ruling reverses the direction the judge took Thursday, when she temporarily stopped the state from printing more ballots that leave off a letter next candidates’ names showing which party, if any, they affiliate with.
Barring another judicial intervention, the ruling leaves the state free to take the next step in preparing for the election, which is to mail some 8,000 ballots to military members and other residents who are overseas.
Residents in Hyder and Stewart are advocating for what they’re calling the Bear Bubble, which would create a shared space for residents in both communities and exempt them from the quarantine rules.
Dr. Anne Zink says that “what we do between now and really the end of the year is gonna determine how the pandemic plays out in this state.”
As impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic linger around the world, it’s unclear if or when prices will be high again.
All Alaska communities had to do to receive the first round of state funding was to sign a grant agreement and pass a resolution accepting the grants.
In this newscast: The developers of the proposed Pebble Mine aired an ad on Fox News last night, and it seems to have hit home with one viewer in the White House; While commercial salmon fisheries in Southeast are looking to be a bust this year, that’s not the case for the Dungeness crab; The brand new village of Mertarvik is one step closer to having a commercial runway; Selling or giving away Alaska’s state-run ferry fleet is not a viable option; Shell Offshore Inc. has submitted plans to drill for oil in state waters off the North Slope.
Scott Burton hosts on Friday, September 18, 2020. On Friday’s show, CBJ Emergency Operations Center Planning Chief Robert Barr will give us a COVID-19 update. And we’ll get the details on the “Pint-demic” with brewers and Rotarians. That’s Friday, live at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3, online at KTOO.org, and repeated at 4:00 p.m.…
The nine-member ferry work group has reached consensus that the ferry system is too important for the state to just walk away.
Juneau Police and Fish and Game have responded to thirteen different bears trying to get into garbage this year. Four were moved far away from town, while nine were killed because they were a threat to life or property.