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.
As the school year begins, Alaska school administrators worry low enrollment could impact state funding
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Students are counted during a four-week period that begins at the end of September. Generally, more students means more funding.
Last year Haines police got 185 bear-related calls, which was more than double the 2018 number. This year there have already been more than 200.
Barrick’s CEO said the biggest challenge to developing the mine is the nearly $7 billion cost, including building a power plant, road and 315-mile gas pipeline.
Students and their families are getting familiar with using Zoom, saying the word “asynchronous” and making other changes for school days without in-person classes.
State Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Tamika Ledbetter said eligible Alaskans can expect to receive payments dating back to July. She said most of the delay is due to the need to start a new program.