NOTN 11-18 AM

    News of the North

    Thursday, November 18th, 2021 - 13 minutes

    Narrated by Kevin Allen

    Reports include:

    The Juneau Police Department has four new officers. They have two new officers that completed their training, and Two more are in training.

    The massive infrastructure bill that President Joe Biden signed this week includes billions of dollars to address long-standing issues with water and sanitation on tribal land. Tribes welcomed the infusion of money but say sustained investments are needed to make up for decades of neglect and underfunding.

    A technical issue in the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services receiving lab results from Bartlett Regional Hospital, has led to unreported COVID-19 cases, according to Juneau Public Health.

    Bartlett regional hospital had received 10 short-term nurses from the state, but the contracts have an end date set for early next year.

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