Flags to be lowered for former Legislator, John Sackett on Monday
Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Governor Dunleavy has ordered US and state flags to fly at half-staff on Monday, March 8, to honor the passing of former state Legislator, John Sackett.
No cases for Thursday in Juneau
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - There were no new cases of COVID-19 in Juneau on Thursday, March 4.
Alert level raised after explosion at remote Alaska volcano
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials at the Alaska Volcano Observatory have raised the alert level after a small explosion was recorded at a remote volcano.
Vessel sinks near Sitka, spilling diesel
Sitka, Alaska (KINY) - Coast Guard Sector Juneau received a report on February 26 that 52-foot fishing vessel, Haida Lady, sank between Cobb Island and Silver Point South of Sitka.
Avalanche control work conducted on Thane Road
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thane Road was closed again Thursday morning for additional avalanche control work by the State Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.
The Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace is open for enrollment for 2021 health coverage through Saturday, May 15. Sign up is at healthcare.gov. The SEARHC Patient Health Benefits team is available to assist with enrollment free of charge. Contact the team at email@example.com or call 966-8684.at None
AMSEA Stability Awareness Class
AMSEA is conducting a Stability Awareness for Commercial Fishermen class in Sitka on March 5th, 8 AM - 3 PM at NSRAA 1308 Sawmill Creek Rd. The cost for the class is $100 for commercial fisherman and $175 for all others. This class meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for Drill Conductors. Register at amsea.org or call 747-3287at NSRAA
Park is OPEN
National Historical Park's Visitor Center is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays for the rest of the winter. The trails are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Park film, Voices of Sitka, is shown at 11 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and Jr. Ranger books and badges are available. Visitors are to maintain social distance and wear a mask when that isn’t possible while in the facility.at None