Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Saying that to start public trials at this time would be unduly dangerous, Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Joel Bolger has issued an updated order in the wake of Governor Dunleavy's emergency alert requiring all executive branch employees to work from home.
Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - Acting Anchorage Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson has announced that the city was no longer planning to purchase the former Alaska Club building to become a new homeless shelter for those displaced because of the pandemic.
Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - An equipment violation led to a traffic stop in the 2900 block of Tongass Avenue and the discovery of a wanted man, heroin and methamphetamines on Thursday, Alaska State Troopers said.
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska Department of Health & Social Services reported 10 new cases in Juneau, six in Ketchikan, and cases in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Sitka, Prince of Wales-Hyder and Yakutat-Hoonah-Angoon on Thursday.
Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association and Alaska Sustainable Fisheries Trust, Cooking for a Cause Fundraiser - December 4th-6th. Join us in Cooking for a Cause with Chef Collette of Ludvigs as your personal (virtual)cooking instructor! All ingredients included to cook a gourmet meal for 2. Ask your favorite someone or get together with your social distancing pod for a fun interactive night. Proceeds from the event will go to the Seafood Donation program run by the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA) and the Alaska Sustainable FisheriesTrust (ASFT). Since March 2020, ALFA and ASFT have provided over 480,000 meals of seafood, free of charge, to Alaskans who are food insecure. Participants can purchase a box with all the ingredients to cook a gourmet two-course dinner with video-led instructions from one of Sitka’s favorite local chefs. Seafood,vegetarian and chicken options are available and each box also comes with dessert for two. Boxes will be available December 4th, however, participants can set their own schedule as the instructions and entertainment are pre-recorded and can be accessed at your convenience. Entertainment from local musicians and singers will be available to watch while you enjoy your dinner and a silent auction with many great items that will be posted as part of the fundraiser. Post photos of your finished plate in our photo contest and the best looking dish can win you a $50 Ludvigs Gift certificate! Silent auction and photo contest winners will be announced on Sunday, December 6th. Enjoy a Ludvig’s dinner at home for a great cause!Ticket areon sale now through November 22nd. Visitalaskansown.com/pages/cookingforacause2020 to purchase tickets. For more information contact Lauren at 714-369-4057 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sitka Monthly Grind is seeking performers for the December 12th Holiday Grind. If you are interested you will need to record your presentation, and get it to Jeanne Stolberg by December 1st. The show will be produced and shown on Sitka Monthly Grind’s Facebook and Youtube channel starting December 12th. For details or questions contact Jeanne at 738-8083, or Jeff at 747-4821. The Sitka Monthly Grind is under the Greater Sitka Arts Council umbrella, the philosophy remains family oriented, non political, and affordable.
Ocean Wave Quilters will meet 7 PM, Tuesday, December 1st via ZOOM. Monthly meetings, September through June, are open to all, members or not. Those wishing to pay the $25 dues receive a monthly newsletter, discounts on classes, and other benefits. For more info call Sarah at 738-72772