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Chances are low that eclipse will be seen in Juneau and Southeast Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska. (KINY) — The sun, moon and earth will line up perfectly on Monday to create the first solar eclipse travelling from Coast to Coast across the United States in nearly 100 years - and the first to pass through any part of the Lower 48 states in 38 years.
Residents feel earthquake near Alaska's largest city
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A small earthquake hit the Cook Inlet region of Alaska near Anchorage, the state's biggest city.
Johnson Youth Center Employee Attacked by an Inmate with a Chair
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) Alaska State Troopers responded to a call just before midnight on Saturday that a 51 year old employee had been hit with a chair multiple times by a 17 year old inmate.
Assembly set to take act on one percent sales tax ordinance
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Extension of the temporary one percent sales tax tops the agenda of the Juneau Assembly's regular meeting this evening.
ADN reports Ben Stevens contemplating run for Governor
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A son of former Alaska U. S. Senator Ted Stevens and the former president of the Alaska State Senate is thinking about running for governor next year.
Legislature looks into social media blocking
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature's Division of Legal and Research Services recently addressed legislator's right to block users or suppress comments on social media platforms like Facebook or Twitter.
Fire department open house well attended
Juneau, AK (KINY) The Capital City Fire Rescue at Glacier Station opened up their facilities to the public for an Open House event, offering free food and rides in the fire trucks for kids and adults, as well as interaction opportunities with the team.
Unemployment up in Alaska last month
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska's unemployment rate increased in July.
Alaska Permanent Fund nearly at $60 Billion mark
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A press release from the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation describes earnings in fiscal year 2017 as “stellar.”
Coast Guard responds to vessel in danger of sinking in the Aleutians
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The U. S. Coast Guard, the Alaska Department of Envrionmental Conservation, and the City of Unalaska established a unified command Friday in response to potential pollution from the fishing vessel Akutan near Unalaska.
Anchorage Gas Taxed Proposed During Assembly
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A group of residents that provides advice to the Anchorage Assembly has come up with a way to alleviate property taxes.
New police chief looking to fill his previous deputy chief slot
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A vacancy was created in the Juneau Police Department chain of command with Ed Mercer's promotion to chief. He now needs a deputy chief, the position he held prior to his promotion.
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Light Rain Fog/Mist and 51 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are East at 15.0 MPH (13 KT). The pressure is 1011.0 mb and the humidity is 100%. The wind chill is 46. Last Updated on Aug 20 2017, 5:53 pm AKDT.