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    • CCFR air rescues injured man from road near Hoonah

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Capital City Fire and Rescue responded to a remote road near Hoonah on Sunday, for an air rescue of a young man who had been in a motorcycle accident. News of the North reached out to assistant fire chief Travis Mead, who coordinated CCFR's response.

    • COVID-19 update 10-26

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - 14 positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Juneau residents yesterday, by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. 4 people are hospitalized at Bartlett regional hospital for the virus. No one at the Juneau School District has tested positive since Monday.

    • CDC approves booster shots for Johnson & Johnson and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - According to a recent release from the City and Borough of Juneau, The CDC has officially endorsed booster shots of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines for certain populations.

    • CBJ launches new tax transparency tool

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The City and Borough of Juneau is implementing a new resource intended to allow residents to see how their tax dollars are spent. The program, called Taxpayer Receipt, will provide residents an estimated breakdown of programs and services supported by residents' property and sales tax dollars.

    • Falcons Volleyball Works Through Anchorage Tournament 

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain volleyball team took one last tuneup on the road last weekend to Anchorage, playing Eagle River on Thursday and a host of teams in the Dimond/Service Tournament on Friday and Saturday. They will begin a final home stand against Ketchikan this week, including a senior night on Friday, and then prepare for the Region V Championships in Ketchikan Nov. 5-6.

    • Alaska special session trudges on with little action

      JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature is in special session, but it's quiet at the Capitol in Juneau.

    • State drops open container citation against Alaska lawmaker

      JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state has dropped a $220 citation issued to an Alaska state lawmaker for having an open container in his vehicle.

    • Workshop to be held on invasive species in Alaska

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The 2021 Alaska Invasive Species Workshop will be hosted through Zoom on Nov. 3-4, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days with the theme “Join the Persistence: Working Behind the Screen to Prevent and Manage Invasive Species.”

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    • Crimson Bears Volleyball Battles Through Anchorage Tournament

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé volleyball team took their final road trip of the regular season into Anchorage last weekend, playing East Anchorage on Thursday and a variety of teams in the Dimond/Service Tournament on Friday and Saturday. They will host the Ketchikan Kings in their final regular season games on Saturday, including a senior night, as they prepare for the Region V Championships in Ketchikan Nov. 5-6.

    • Falcons Volleyball Works Through Anchorage Tournament 

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain volleyball team took one last tuneup on the road last weekend to Anchorage, playing Eagle River on Thursday and a host of teams in the Dimond/Service Tournament on Friday and Saturday. They will begin a final home stand against Ketchikan this week, including a senior night on Friday, and then prepare for the Region V Championships in Ketchikan Nov. 5-6.

    • Husky Cheer Team are Grand Master Champs

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Husky Cheer Team went from being part of Friday night’s high school football state championship game in Anchorage to Saturday’s Rally in the Valley cheer competition in Palmer with a transition from freezing field to heated gym that was as flawless as their performances in both. 

    • Thank You Husky Cheer Team!

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - We all support our Juneau Huskies football team but no one puts in more work in that endeavor than their Husky cheer team, as was evident through this season, and it culminated with the cheer team braving the cold of Friday night’s state football championship game in Anchorage and then traveling to Palmer to win the Rally in the Valley Cheer Competition at Colony High School on Saturday. Look for a complete wrap-up on the Rally in the Valley soon. Thanks again Juneau Husky Cheer Team!

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    Events

    • TMHS Boys Basketball Garage Sale

      Huge Garage Sale!!! All proceeds benefit the TM boys basketball team. Furniture, kids toys, books, sporting gear, holiday decorations, and much much more!

      at Nugget Mall
    • NEA Big Read Virtual Book Discussion

      Continue to celebrate the Big Read Juneau by participating in a virtual discussion of "An American Sunrise". Pick up a free copy at the public library while supplies last or borrow a copy online through Alaska Digital Library. Some discussion questions to think about: ·How does the difficultly and importance of being ourselves play through the poems in the book? ·How do the varied forms of the poems add to their impact? ·As a reader did you find yourself surprised by what you felt and discovered in reading this book? NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

      at Online
    • Get it done! Wills and Estate Planning Workshop

      Juneau Public Libraries and Alaska Legal Services’ workshop will help people complete their end-of-life plans. Walk through three standard forms: a will, advance directive, and power of attorney. You can ask questions at every step. The forms will be provided after registration. Ways to attend: Via Zoom. Register at bit.ly/WillsWorkshopJPL In-person at the Valley Library if you don't have a computer or need Internet. Space is limited. Register with Sheri S. by phone: 586-0885 or email: sheri.somerville@juneau.org. This program is free and open to the public.

      at Online Via Zoom
    • Con Brio Chamber Series presents Small Wonders - New Works by Local Composers

      This concert features seven new works by local composers performed by local musicians. Composers include Rob Cohen, Beth Leibowitz, Artemio Sandoval, William Todd Hunt Ty Wolverton, Mike Bucy, and Ben Holtz. All performers are vaccinated and all attendees must show proof of vaccination and wear a mask. Reserve your seat in advance at 907-957-3488.

      at The Juneau Arts And Culture Center (JACC)

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