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)
Capital City Fire/Rescue Chief Rich Etheridge talks about the appointment-based drive-thru testing site located at the Hagevig Regional Fire Training Center for people who may have COVID-19, March 24, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

CCFR stands up appointment-based testing site

The idea is to decentralize operations from BRH.

Capital City Fire/Rescue Chief Rich Etheridge talks about the appointment-based drive-thru testing site located at the Hagevig Regional Fire Training Center for people who may have COVID-19, March 24, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
No cruises till July at the earliest mean these tourist-targeted shops downtown will likely remain shuttered for months longer, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Juneau asked to hunker down as second case confirmed

Juneau is steeling itself against a coming storm.

No cruises till July at the earliest mean these tourist-targeted shops downtown will likely remain shuttered for months longer, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Juneauite among Alaskans stranded abroad

State Department is working on it.

Police calls for Tuesday, March 24, 2020

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction… Continue reading

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, pink, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, pink, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)
A squirrel, not pictured here, temporarily knocked out power to fifteen customers near the governor’s mansion Monday morning. (Courtesy photo | Unsplash)

Squirrel temporarily knocks out power

Power was quickly restored, the squirrel was not.

A squirrel, not pictured here, temporarily knocked out power to fifteen customers near the governor’s mansion Monday morning. (Courtesy photo | Unsplash)
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)
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire 
                                The Gym in Juneau is closed along with many other spaces to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Worried about the Quarantine 15? Eat, sleep, and walk

Working out at home isn’t great, but it is possible.

Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire 
                                The Gym in Juneau is closed along with many other spaces to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (Courtesy Photo | NIAID-RML via AP)

Juneau has its first confirmed coronavirus case

CBJ shared the news Sunday night.

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (Courtesy Photo | NIAID-RML via AP)

Juneau Assembly calls special COVID-19 meeting

A “hunker down” order and more are on the agenda for Sunday.

No, the Alaska National Guard has not been activated for law enforcement

Inaccurate texts are circulating.

  • Mar 21, 2020
Dr. Anne Zink, chief medical officer for the State of Alaska, front, and Gov. Mike Dunleavy at a press conference in Anchorage on Thursday, March 19, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Dr. Anne Zink, chief medical officer for the State of Alaska, front, and Gov. Mike Dunleavy at a press conference in Anchorage on Thursday, March 19, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
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