NYO in Ketchikan postponed, rise in COVID-19 cases

    Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - The southern Native Youth Olympics Traditional Games, which was scheduled to be held this weekend in Ketchikan, has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns.

    According to a release from Sealaska Heritage Institute, five cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District on Tuesday. SHI will monitor the situation and is hoping to reschedule sometime soon.

    The northern Traditional Games slated to take place in Juneau May 8 and 9 is still scheduled as planned.


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