New climate action task force to tackle Sitka’s carbon footprint

The ways Sitka could and is being affected by climate change are numerous: the impact of warming oceans on the fishing industry, landslides, increased pest activity in the Tongass, more intense storms impacting utilities — the list could go on.

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Juneau Assembly lines up final CARES Act programs ahead of deadline

Three big programs are competing for what remains of the city’s CARES Act money: direct payments, business grants and housing and utility assistance.

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Austin Quinn-Davidson, a relative newcomer, to be sworn in as Anchorage mayor Friday

Anchorage’s new mayor inherits high COVID-19 case counts, uncertainty around schools and businesses, and residents who are more politically divided than ever.

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