News of the North from Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
Hannan doubtful fourth special session will produce results
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - What really is possible to get done during the 4th special legislative session of the year with such meaty topics at play involving constitutional amendments for a spending limit, voter approval of taxes, and enshrining the Permanent Fund Dividend in the document?
Anchorage institutes mask mandate under emergency ordinance
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The governing body of Alaska’s largest city has passed an emergency ordinance instituting a mask mandate.
Lawmaker: 2 Alaska state senators test positive for COVID-19
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Senate President Peter Micciche says two state senators have tested positive for COVID-19 and a third was not feeling well.
Sitka assembly approves sale of properties to SEARHC
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Sitka assembly moved forward on selling city property to the Southeast Alaska Health Consortium, or SEARHC, during its meeting last evening.
COVID-19 update 10-12
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - 33 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Juneau today, by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, 32 were residents and 1 was a non-resident. There are currently 2 people hospitalized with COVID at Bartlett Regional Hospital.
2021 Permenant Fund Dividend to be paid this week
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The permanent fund dividend is expected to hit Alaskan bank accounts this week.
Patches Fog and 28 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are Calm. The pressure is 1012.0 mb and the humidity is 92%. Last Updated on Oct 17 2021, 6:53 am AKDT.