Peter Segall

Lifting health mandates could lead to virus ‘rebound’

A quick return to business as usual could cause a significant uptick in the number of COVID-19 cases if not done properly, modeling from the… Continue reading

State to use hotels, dorms to quarantine homeless

Decision allows state to receive FEMA support.

Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy 
                                Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on March 23, 2020.
Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy 
                                Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on March 23, 2020.
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                                The playground at Harborview Elementary School remains empty on Friday, April 10, 2020.
Peter Segall | Juneau Empire 
                                The playground at Harborview Elementary School remains empty on Friday, April 10, 2020.

Economic task force decides to take its time

Hope is for recommendations in two weeks.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, talks with reporters following a Republican policy lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 19, 2020. Murkowski was among a group of lawmakers who wrote a letter to President Donald Trump asking federal money be allocated quickly and in a way that respects tribal sovereignty. (AP Photo | Susan Walsh)

US lawmakers urge swift deployment of resources to tribes

$10 billion in aid for tribes nationally.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, talks with reporters following a Republican policy lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 19, 2020. Murkowski was among a group of lawmakers who wrote a letter to President Donald Trump asking federal money be allocated quickly and in a way that respects tribal sovereignty. (AP Photo | Susan Walsh)
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State suspends fees, regulations in effort to stabilize economy

It’s stabilization, not a bailout, governor says.