Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on Friday, April 10, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)

Opinion: It’s time for Alaska to safely reopen

We must normalize this new normal to ensure our economic future.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on Friday, April 10, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)

Cities can’t make it on current revenues

School bond relief and community assistance would be especially welcome.

Juneauites gathered signatures to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy in late February. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Juneauites gathered signatures to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy in late February. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Judge sides against Native corporations in CARES Act ruling

Tribes says corporations aren’t governments.

For now, Assembly agrees with state reopening

Testing levels are good, cheif medical officer said.

Patrons wait outside a shop in downtown Juneau on Friday, April 27, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Patrons wait outside a shop in downtown Juneau on Friday, April 27, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Ferries will receive $10M in federal relief funding

It’s a cut of the state’s COVID-19 money.

Alaska’s congressional delegation, from left to right: Sens. Dan Sullivan, Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young, all Republicans.
Alaska’s congressional delegation, from left to right: Sens. Dan Sullivan, Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young, all Republicans.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on April 9, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on April 9, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Patrons wait outside a cannabis business in Juneau on Monday, March 30, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Patrons wait outside a cannabis business in Juneau on Monday, March 30, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on Friday, April 10, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on Friday, April 10, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)

Lifting health mandates could lead to virus ‘rebound’

A quick return to business as usual could cause a significant uptick in the number of COVID-19 cases if not done properly, modeling from the… Continue reading