President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing with reporters in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Washington. Trump said Wednesday he would “listen to both sides” after his eldest son and a campaign adviser urged him to intervene to block a proposed copper and gold mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing with reporters in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Washington. Trump said Wednesday he would “listen to both sides” after his eldest son and a campaign adviser urged him to intervene to block a proposed copper and gold mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump Jr. expresses opposition to proposed Pebble Mine

Donald Trump Jr. agrees with calls to block a proposed copper and gold mine.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on July 7, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on July 7, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Kenai, talks to the media about his nomination for Speaker of the House in this February 2019 photo. Knopp died July, 31, in a plane crash near his home town. (Michael Penn/ Juneau Empire File)
Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Kenai, talks to the media about his nomination for Speaker of the House in this February 2019 photo. Knopp died July, 31, in a plane crash near his home town. (Michael Penn/ Juneau Empire File)
A Juneau Police Department officer at the Juneau International Airport on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Nonresident out-of-state arrivals will have to provide negative COVID-19-test results under a revised travel mandate from Gov. Mike Dunleavy. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
A Juneau Police Department officer at the Juneau International Airport on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Nonresident out-of-state arrivals will have to provide negative COVID-19-test results under a revised travel mandate from Gov. Mike Dunleavy. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Alaska GOP lawmakers seek to unseat Republican Rep. Eastman

Members of the House Republican minority campaigned for his GOP primary opponent.

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                                Customers line up at a business in downtown Juneau on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. The rise in COVID-19 cases could partially be attributed to an increase among young adults, state health experts said Tuesday. Even outside, state health experts have recommended wearing face coverings when less than six feet from others.
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                                Customers line up at a business in downtown Juneau on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. The rise in COVID-19 cases could partially be attributed to an increase among young adults, state health experts said Tuesday. Even outside, state health experts have recommended wearing face coverings when less than six feet from others.
This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. (NIAID/National Institutes of Health via AP)

State reports 137 new COVID-19 cases

New resident and nonresident cases in Juneau.

This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. (NIAID/National Institutes of Health via AP)
The Captain James Cook statue facing the inlet that bears his name and fronts Alaska’s largest city in downtown Anchorage is seen on June 23, 2020. Far away from Confederate memorials, Alaska residents have joined the movement to eliminate statues of colonialists accused of abusing and exploiting Indigenous people. The effort has already resulted in a statue of Russian America colonialist Alexander Baranov being taken out of public view in one city. Others want statutes removed of U.S. Secretary of State and Alaska purchase architect William Seward and Capt. James Cook. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
The Captain James Cook statue facing the inlet that bears his name and fronts Alaska’s largest city in downtown Anchorage is seen on June 23, 2020. Far away from Confederate memorials, Alaska residents have joined the movement to eliminate statues of colonialists accused of abusing and exploiting Indigenous people. The effort has already resulted in a statue of Russian America colonialist Alexander Baranov being taken out of public view in one city. Others want statutes removed of U.S. Secretary of State and Alaska purchase architect William Seward and Capt. James Cook. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)

State reports 68 new cases

None for Juneau, but more info shared about previously reported case.

This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)