Right now, according to NPD’s Evidence Custodian Paul Kosto, the state lab is taking about a year to process kits.
In this newscast: a record number of COVID-19 deaths in Alaska, a big airport grant for Juneau, jury trials resume, the ‘Into the Wild’ bus finds a new home, and more.
Sullivan’s tweets come after Pebble executives were caught on tape saying Sullivan was helping them by staying in a corner and keeping quiet.
The borough mayor broke a 3-3 tie, passing a resolution calling on the the state legislature to add police officers to the list of classes protected from discrimination.
After Heather Lende posted that readers could get signed and personalized books from the Haines bookstore, hundreds of readers from out-of-state placed orders.
Two inmates at the Lemon Creek Correctional Facility in Juneau tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. According to the city, both had recently been admitted to the facility and were in quarantine, so they didn’t have contact with other inmates. An Alaska Department of Corrections spokesperson didn’t immediately return an email seeking more information about…
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Residents in Hyder and Stewart are advocating for what they’re calling the Bear Bubble, which would create a shared space for residents in both communities and exempt them from the quarantine rules.
“You can’t put a price on photos taken from somebody from within the culture and in this case, somebody from within the community as well,” said Chuck Smythe of Sealaska Heritage.
Kasigluk couldn’t get help from nearby villages to fight the flames because the community is locked down to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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All three films are available to watch for free on Vision Maker’s First Indigenous Online Film Festival page until September 14.