State counts 42 new coronavirus cases
State counts 42 new coronavirus cases
Dunleavy urges diligence ahead of holiday weekend
Dunleavy urges diligence ahead of holiday weekend
Attorney General says mask order doesn’t apply to state offices

Attorney General says mask order doesn’t apply to state offices

Clarkson said the order does not apply to state buildings and facilities in Anchorage

Attorney General says mask order doesn’t apply to state offices
‘A death that wasn’t theirs’: Local woman says Juneau COVID-19 death incorrectly counted

‘A death that wasn’t theirs’: Local woman says Juneau COVID-19 death incorrectly counted

Deceased was listed as Juneau resident, her niece says she never lived here.

‘A death that wasn’t theirs’: Local woman says Juneau COVID-19 death incorrectly counted
State reports 2 new cases for Juneau
State reports 2 new cases for Juneau
This map shows regional corporations established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971. On Friday, a judge ruled Alaska Native Corporations are eligible to receive federal coronavirus relief funds. (Courtesy Photo | US National Park Service)

Judge rules Alaska Native corporations can get tribal virus relief money

Alaska Native corporations are eligible for relief funding for tribes, a federal judge ruled.

This map shows regional corporations established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971. On Friday, a judge ruled Alaska Native Corporations are eligible to receive federal coronavirus relief funds. (Courtesy Photo | US National Park Service)
Outgoing UAS chancellor: Merger talk ‘something you should pay attention to’
Outgoing UAS chancellor: Merger talk ‘something you should pay attention to’
State releases Alaska-themed materials encouraging COVID-19 precautions
State releases Alaska-themed materials encouraging COVID-19 precautions
The Tongass National Forest sign seen en route to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Court blocks timber sale in Alaska’s Tongass Forest

It ends the plan to open almost 38 square miles of old growth forest.

The Tongass National Forest sign seen en route to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Health officials say wear a mask —whether or not there is a mandate
Health officials say wear a mask —whether or not there is a mandate
The Capitol building in Juneau, Alaska. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire File)

Filing seeks hold on Alaska business aid pending changes

He contends the money should be spent according to “defined standards.”

The Capitol building in Juneau, Alaska. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire File)
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. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP.

State reports new COVID-19 cases

16 for residents, 19 for nonresidents

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. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP.
Peter Segall | Juneau Empire                                 An UnCruise vessel sits tied up on Juneau’s waterfront on Monday, June 22, 2020. UnCruise and other small cruise ship lines are planning limited voyages to Alaska for the end of summer. That has some local officials worried about how they might handle a health crisis, and considering how they can boost the economy.
Peter Segall | Juneau Empire                                 An UnCruise vessel sits tied up on Juneau’s waterfront on Monday, June 22, 2020. UnCruise and other small cruise ship lines are planning limited voyages to Alaska for the end of summer. That has some local officials worried about how they might handle a health crisis, and considering how they can boost the economy.
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)

State reports more than 20 new COVID-19 cases

The state reported Saturday 21 new cases of COVID-19 involving Alaskans. None of the new cases were reported in Juneau, according to Department of Health… 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. 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)
Polarizing Petition: Hundreds call for statue’s removal

Polarizing Petition: Hundreds call for statue’s removal

But not everyone wants to see Seward leave spot near Capitol.

Polarizing Petition: Hundreds call for statue’s removal
Alaska Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment execute an extraction mission via a CH-47 Chinook helicopter over Healy, Alaska, June 18, 2020. As part of a combined effort with the Department of Natural Resources, the Guardsmen rigged and airlifted “Bus 142,” known from book and film, “Into the Wild”, out of its location on Stampede Road in light of public safety concerns. (Courtesy photo | Alaska National Guard )

‘Into the Wild’ bus goes into the air

National Guard and Department of Natural Resources remove infamous bus.

Alaska Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment execute an extraction mission via a CH-47 Chinook helicopter over Healy, Alaska, June 18, 2020. As part of a combined effort with the Department of Natural Resources, the Guardsmen rigged and airlifted “Bus 142,” known from book and film, “Into the Wild”, out of its location on Stampede Road in light of public safety concerns. (Courtesy photo | Alaska National Guard )
Survey sheds light on what worries Alaska’s fishermen
Survey sheds light on what worries Alaska’s fishermen
Ketchikan warns virus spread possible after quarantine break

Ketchikan warns virus spread possible after quarantine break

A person who didn’t follow quarantine procedures created the possibility of community spread.

Ketchikan warns virus spread possible after quarantine break
Alaska’s Congressional Delegation, from left to right, Sen. Dan Sullivan, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Rep. Don Young, all Republicans. Delegates responded to criticisms of President Trump made by former Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Alaska’s Congressional Delegation, from left to right, Sen. Dan Sullivan, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Rep. Don Young, all Republicans. Delegates responded to criticisms of President Trump made by former Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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)
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)