Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy announces the state of Alaska has its first positive case of the new coronavirus, during a news conference Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

3 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in state

State working with federal authorities.

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy announces the state of Alaska has its first positive case of the new coronavirus, during a news conference Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, speaks before the Senate passes a supplemental budget, Wednesday, March 18. (Courtesy Photo | Daniel McDonald)
Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, speaks before the Senate passes a supplemental budget, Wednesday, March 18. (Courtesy Photo | Daniel McDonald)
Rep. Chuck Kopp, R-Anchorage, speaks in support of his bill to recognize Alaska’s 229 already federally-recognized tribes on Friday, March 13, 2020. A photo of Alaska Native civil rights pioneer Elizabeth Peratrovich can be seen in the background. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

House passes bill to recognize Alaska’s tribes

Tribes have self-governed for millenia.

Rep. Chuck Kopp, R-Anchorage, speaks in support of his bill to recognize Alaska’s 229 already federally-recognized tribes on Friday, March 13, 2020. A photo of Alaska Native civil rights pioneer Elizabeth Peratrovich can be seen in the background. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Sean Parnell speaks to the Downtown Rotary Club during their luncheon at the Baranof Hotel in 2011. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Gov. Sean Parnell speaks to the Downtown Rotary Club during their luncheon at the Baranof Hotel in 2011. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, on the floor of the House on Friday, March 13, 2020. Friday afternoon, the Department of Law announced charges had been filed against LeDoux.(Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, on the floor of the House on Friday, March 13, 2020. Friday afternoon, the Department of Law announced charges had been filed against LeDoux.(Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Review must be site-specific.

Judge halts Prince of Wales timber sale.

Tents stand on a wharf near the Grand Princess at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif., Monday, March 9, 2020. The cruise ship, which had maintained a holding pattern off the coast for days, is carrying multiple people who tested positive for COVID-19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Cruise line announces 60-day pause of ship operations

Voyages departing March 12 to May 10 will be affected.

Tents stand on a wharf near the Grand Princess at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif., Monday, March 9, 2020. The cruise ship, which had maintained a holding pattern off the coast for days, is carrying multiple people who tested positive for COVID-19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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                                Cruise ship visitors gather for their tours on the Seawalk on Sept. 13, 2017.
Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File 
                                Cruise ship visitors gather for their tours on the Seawalk on Sept. 13, 2017.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy holds a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Capitol Live: State responds to COVID-19

Announcement came Wednesday morning.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy holds a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)