Peter Segall

Bars and restaurants could serve to-go beer and wine, but will it make a financial difference?
Bars and restaurants could serve to-go beer and wine, but will it make a financial difference?
Health care infrastructure is increasing, Gov says
Health care infrastructure is increasing, Gov says
Juneauites express concerns for Mendenhall expansion plans in written comments
Juneauites express concerns for Mendenhall expansion plans in written comments
State extends business closures indefinitely, announces virtual school
State extends business closures indefinitely, announces virtual school
Federal money is coming to Alaska, but exactly how it will be used is unclear
Federal money is coming to Alaska, but exactly how it will be used is unclear
Cubicles
Cubicles
State suspends fees, regulations in effort to stabilize economy

State suspends fees, regulations in effort to stabilize economy

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

State suspends fees, regulations in effort to stabilize economy
Congressional delegation says billions in relief coming to Alaska
Congressional delegation says billions in relief coming to Alaska
The budget is passed and lawmakers have gone home

The budget is passed and lawmakers have gone home

Now, it’s time to wait and see.

The budget is passed and lawmakers have gone home
Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire                                A patient, who tested positive for the coronavirus, had contact with the first floor of the state office building at 410 Willoughby Ave., according to an email from DEC Commissioner Jason Brune.

State workers share COVID-19 concerns

Supervisors’ hands feel tied.

Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire                                A patient, who tested positive for the coronavirus, had contact with the first floor of the state office building at 410 Willoughby Ave., according to an email from DEC Commissioner Jason Brune.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage with Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)

Officials say state must increase health care capacity to handle virus

State confirms 10 new COVID-19 cases statewide, including 1 in Juneau.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage with Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Seated, from left to right, Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Adam Crum, Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink at a press conference in Anchorage on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Seated, from left to right, Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Adam Crum, Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink at a press conference in Anchorage on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
House rejects supplemental budget once again
House rejects supplemental budget once again
A patient, who tested positive for the coronavirus, had contact with the first floor of the state office building at 410 Willoughby Ave., according to an email from DEC Commissioner Jason Brune. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
A patient, who tested positive for the coronavirus, had contact with the first floor of the state office building at 410 Willoughby Ave., according to an email from DEC Commissioner Jason Brune. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy at a press conference in Anchorage on Monday, March 23, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy at a press conference in Anchorage on Monday, March 23, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Senators discuss amendments to a COVID-19 emergency funding bill on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Senators discuss amendments to a COVID-19 emergency funding bill on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Juneauite among Alaskans stranded abroad

Juneauite among Alaskans stranded abroad

State Department is working on it.

Juneauite among Alaskans stranded abroad
As coronavirus cases rise to 36, state mandates travel restrictions and business closures
As coronavirus cases rise to 36, state mandates travel restrictions and business closures
Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, speaks to Sen. Click Bishop, R-North Pole, on Monday, March 23, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, speaks to Sen. Click Bishop, R-North Pole, on Monday, March 23, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)