Rashah McChesney, KTOO - Juneau
The cases result from a single indoor event in late August.
In an evening emergency public health order, city officials raised the community alert level and mandated that all bars in Juneau must close to indoor service starting Saturday at noon.
The ruling forces the state of Alaska to find another source to pay for the tax incentives it promised to oil companies.
The village’s state-owned airport has had some problems with the runway lights. And when residents went to turn them on to guide the flight in — nothing happened. Usually, this would stop a plane from being able to land. But not this time.
The shelter location has moved three times since 2017, and now the city is looking to buy a building miles from town. But some neighbors are afraid of the drug use and crime they say the homeless population will bring.
After months of demands, the Juneau Police Department decided to release its manual in order to build public trust.
It's the 20th death reported in the state.
The number of people with COVID-19 or suspected of having the disease jumped to a new high.
The woman who died was in her 50s and had pre-existing conditions according to state health officials. She is the 18th Alaskan to have died with COVID-19.
The family of a woman who died at a long-term care facility in New Jersey thinks her death with COVID-19 was mis-attributed to Alaska.
46 residents and 14 non-residents tested positive.
Without the bodycam footage of the incident, the parents of a man shot by police say they haven't been able to understand what happened to their son in his final hour.
A Juneau police officer shot and killed Michael Stephens in late December, but a state investigation found the officer's use of deadly force was justified. Now, the victim's parents are filing a wrongful death lawsuit and asking for reform of Juneau's Police Department.
25 of the cases were reported in Anchorage
The number of people currently in the hospital with COVID-19 in Alaska nearly doubled between Monday and Tuesday.
During Monday evening’s city assembly meeting, Mayor Beth Weldon said she traveled to the Lower 48 to move her son out of his college dorm. When she came back, she started her 14-day quarantine, and then started to feel sick.
Those infected with the virus are a mix of residents and caregivers at the Providence Transitional Care Center -- a skilled nursing facility in Anchorage. They’re among 27 new Alaskans that state health officials announced had the virus on Sunday.
A seafood worker in Valdez has tested positive for COVID-19. But state health officials say they aren’t sure how the man, who works for Peter Pan Seafoods, contracted the virus because he has been in the state for a month, went through quarantine and has not left the city.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the project to get North Slope natural gas to a facility on the Kenai Peninsula, from where it could be exported to world markets.