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)
State reports 120 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death
State reports 120 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death
Amended paperwork could mean 1 fewer death for Alaska
Amended paperwork could mean 1 fewer death for Alaska
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

Alaska GOP lawmakers seek to unseat Republican Rep. Eastman

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

Alaska GOP lawmakers seek to unseat Republican Rep. Eastman
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire                                 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.
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire                                 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)
Coronavirus costs rise for school district
Coronavirus costs rise for school district
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)
Senate candidate thinks a public health option will attract jobs
Senate candidate thinks a public health option will attract jobs
Governor urges Alaskans to wear masks
Governor urges Alaskans to wear masks
Peter Segall | Juneau Empire                                 The pavilion at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Friday, July 17.
Peter Segall | Juneau Empire                                 The pavilion at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Friday, July 17.
Masks are mandatory, city says
Masks are mandatory, city says
Lawsuit: Alaska absentee application mailings discriminatory
Lawsuit: Alaska absentee application mailings discriminatory
Capital City Fire/Rescue Firefighter paramedic Wendy Wallers holds a COVID-19 screening kit at the Hagevig Regional Fire Training Center on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire File)
Capital City Fire/Rescue Firefighter paramedic Wendy Wallers holds a COVID-19 screening kit at the Hagevig Regional Fire Training Center on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire File)
Dunleavy praises NEPA rollback at White House
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Dunleavy praises NEPA rollback at White House
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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)

State reports 75 new COVID-19 cases

Now new deaths or hospitalizations.

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)
‘Devastating,’ meager chum salmon returns worry the fishing industry
‘Devastating,’ meager chum salmon returns worry the fishing industry
The Juneau Pioneer Home on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. All staff at each Pioneer Home had received negative COVID-19 test results the Department of Health and Social Services announced Tuesday, meaning all the Homes were now able to host limited in-person visits. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Pioneer Home on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. All staff at each Pioneer Home had received negative COVID-19 test results the Department of Health and Social Services announced Tuesday, meaning all the Homes were now able to host limited in-person visits. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)