State to remove psychiatric patients from jails, hospitals
Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - Alaska officials have released a court-ordered plan detailing how the state expects to keep psychiatric patients from being warehoused in hospitals and jails before being sent to treatment centers.
Veto overrides fail during joint legislative session
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska House and Senate sat in a joint session on Friday, Jan. 24 to vote on overrides to budgetary vetoes by Gov. Mike Dunleavy from the previous session.
Docks and Harbors chair credited with fighting crime in harbors
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The CBJ Docks and Harbors Department recently enlisted the help of the Juneau Citizen Patrol to crack down on crime in the harbors.
Juneau has lowest unemployment in the state
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska’s employment was up an estimated 0.6 percent in December, or 1,900 jobs, from December 2018.
Governor requests meeting with local Assembly
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Governor Mike Dunleavy wants to meet with the Juneau Assembly.
CBJ port director provides Lumberman update on Action Line
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - After dragging anchor from atop state tidelands in Gastineau Channel and ending up off Norway Point, the derelict Tugboat Lumberman is back in CBJ jurisdiction. It was moved to the inside of the cruise ship terminal dock.
Juneau Symphony performs special concert at JDHS
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - All 4th and 5th graders in Juneau schools got to experience a live hookup to the historic Carnegie Hall as they heard a performance from the Juneau Symphony this morning.
EMS responds to vehicle accident
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The accident was reported on Egan Drive near Twin Lakes at 9:25 AM.
Troopers say Wasilla cop on domestic call kills armed man
Wasilla, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers said a 26-year-old Palmer man was shot and killed early Thursday morning by a Wasilla police officer assisting on a domestic violence call.
Alaska pot shops to be among 1st in US to allow consumption
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Marijuana shops in Alaska will be among the first nationally where onsite use would be permitted.
Alaska cruise ship dock permit issued; construction to begin
Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - The Ward Cove project got a huge boost Thursday from the federal government.
Glacier Valley Rotary announces Vocational Service Awards
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Winners included Alaska Wildlife Trooper Lt. Matt Dobson.
Light Snow and 32 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are East at 10.4 MPH (9 KT). The pressure is 996.9 mb and the humidity is 88%. The wind chill is 24. Last Updated on Jan 24 2020, 6:53 pm AKST.