Coronavirus

Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File                                People mill outside the Glory Hall during meal distribution on June 25. The new Juneau Cares Program helps provide meals prepared by a local business to people in need.
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File                                People mill outside the Glory Hall during meal distribution on June 25. The new Juneau Cares Program helps provide meals prepared by a local business to people in need.
The Norwegian Pearl cruise ship, right, pulls into the AJ Dock in Juneau in September 2018. Emissions are among the many grievances raised by the Global Cruise Activist Network against the cruise industry. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Cruise control: Activists voice goals for cruise industry reform

Pollution, human rights and community determinism are all on their agenda.

The Norwegian Pearl cruise ship, right, pulls into the AJ Dock in Juneau in September 2018. Emissions are among the many grievances raised by the Global Cruise Activist Network against the cruise industry. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
This July 1998 photo shows the Bristol Bay shoreline near Naknek. (Courtesy Photo / Stan Shebs)

Bristol Bay deals with latest challenge: COVID-19

Bristol Bay fishermen, processors and communities are under threat — and not for the first time.

This July 1998 photo shows the Bristol Bay shoreline near Naknek. (Courtesy Photo / Stan Shebs)
This screenshot from a project by University of Alaska Southeast postdoctoral researcher John Harley shows Alaska’s cities and census-designated places. Darker-colored areas on the map are communities with higher social vulnerability indices. (Screenshot)

Researcher hopes map project can aid pandemic response

Grant-funded effort offers a detailed look at where Alaska’s most at-risk populations live.

This screenshot from a project by University of Alaska Southeast postdoctoral researcher John Harley shows Alaska’s cities and census-designated places. Darker-colored areas on the map are communities with higher social vulnerability indices. (Screenshot)
Juneau School District started its school year at a distance on Monday, with teacher using web apps to connect with classes. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Juneau School District started its school year at a distance on Monday, with teacher using web apps to connect with classes. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
State reports 95 new COVID-19 cases

State reports 95 new COVID-19 cases

Nearly all are residents.

State reports 95 new COVID-19 cases
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire                                 A dump truck empties its payload Tuesday at a construction site on Mendenhall Loop Road and Steven Richards Memorial Drive where the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is building a roundabout.
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire                                 A dump truck empties its payload Tuesday at a construction site on Mendenhall Loop Road and Steven Richards Memorial Drive where the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is building a roundabout.
Angoon Mayor Joshua Bowen, has enacted emergency mandates for self-isolation and quarantining as the coronavirus comes to the small town. (Courtesy photo / Joshua Bowen)

Angoon sees climbing case count as testing continues

The town has clamped down on all external movement and is testing all citizens.

Angoon Mayor Joshua Bowen, has enacted emergency mandates for self-isolation and quarantining as the coronavirus comes to the small town. (Courtesy photo / Joshua Bowen)
Juneau’s testing machine unlikely to come before December. Here’s why
Juneau’s testing machine unlikely to come before December. Here’s why
Juneau’s Pride Week, hosted by the Southeast Alaska LGBTQ+ Alliance, is going smoothly despite its new virtual format. (Courtesy art / SEAGLA)
Juneau’s Pride Week, hosted by the Southeast Alaska LGBTQ+ Alliance, is going smoothly despite its new virtual format. (Courtesy art / SEAGLA)
Angoon orders communitywide testing with 8 cases confirmed

Angoon orders communitywide testing with 8 cases confirmed

Self-isolating for travellers and quarantines for any affected are also in place.

Angoon orders communitywide testing with 8 cases confirmed
State reports 4 deaths, 37 new cases

State reports 4 deaths, 37 new cases

Both numbers are unusual.

State reports 4 deaths, 37 new cases
High rents, unemployment, raise housing concerns
High rents, unemployment, raise housing concerns
NIAID / National Institutes of Health via AP                                This image shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient.
NIAID / National Institutes of Health via AP                                This image shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient.
Watch: Gov. Mike Dunleavy give update on small business grant program
Watch: Gov. Mike Dunleavy give update on small business grant program
School repairs get priority in bond package

School repairs get priority in bond package

Reading, writing, ‘rithmetic, roof repairs.

School repairs get priority in bond package
Juneau caps bars, gyms at half capacity

Juneau caps bars, gyms at half capacity

Gatherings over 50 are also forbidden without an approved mitigation plan.

Juneau caps bars, gyms at half capacity
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. (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. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
Brother, can you spare some time?

Brother, can you spare some time?

Tasks don’t have to be big.

Brother, can you spare some time?