Juneau just had its highest new COVID-19 case rate ever

The Juneau Assembly will consider reenacting its emergency measures to combat COVID-19 at a special meeting this evening.

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Akiak to become first in Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta with high-speed broadband internet

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta is the second largest region in the United States without access to broadband internet, but not for much longer.

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The Pacific Northwest heat dome just skirted Southeast. What will Alaska’s own extreme heat waves look like?

This summer has been one of the colder summers the region has had in the last few years. But when compared with summers over the last several decades, it’s still among the hottest.

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A small percentage of Alaska’s COVID-19 cases have involved fully vaccinated people. Here’s what we know so far.

While half of the state’s population is vaccinated, they make up around 1% of COVID-19 hospitalizations; unvaccinated individuals make up 99% of hospitalizations.

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Gov. Dunleavy’s per diem veto over PFD situation raises concerns for Legislature

The Legislature passed a budget that included roughly $2 million to pay for the food and housing needs of lawmakers and their families attending the session. But Dunleavy said it doesn’t make sense for legislators to receive the money until they’ve taken more action on permanent fund dividends. 

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