Alaska has the fastest rising opioid overdose rate in the nation. More than 200 Alaskans died from overdoses in the last year.
Elders in Juneau looking for relief from the heat can spend some time at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday.
Tribal citizens in Southeast Alaska who are experiencing addiction have access to a new, free online treatment.
Wrangell is ideal because there are people with spotty service, but it’s not such a remote community that the Tribe would struggle to get people and equipment to town.
To get on the 2022 ballot, initiative organizers will have to collect more than 36,000 signatures.
The Juneau Assembly unanimously reenacted its emergency measures to combat COVID-19. They are now in effect until Oct. 31.
The submarine cable would add to a growing number of internet upgrades in Alaska.
In the spring of 2008, a huge set of avalanches wiped out towers for a power transmission line, severing Juneau’s connection to its main source of hydroelectricity.
On Saturday, Juneau Police said that a member of the search dog team found Nelson’s body Friday afternoon. They said her death doesn’t appear suspicious.
The Coast Guard’s water delivery helped relieve pressure on the town’s water system so they could get it back up and running.