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Burn ban imposed in Haines
Haines, Alaska (KINY) - The fire index danger rating is very high and all open burns for the entire Haines Borough will be prohibited until further notice, Fire Chief Al Giddings announced.
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick (WPC 1121) holds change of command ceremony
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (KINY) — Lt. Joseph Sullivan-Springhetti relieved Lt. Cmdr. Timothy Ozimek as commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Ketchikan, Thursday.
Coast Guard, state and local authorities ramp up for Operation Dry Water in Alaska
Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - The Coast Guard in partnership with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are prepared for Operation Dry Water from July 3-5.
Fish more vulnerable to warming water than first thought
Washington, DC (AP) - A new study has scientists more worried about the survival of the world's fish species with global warming.
US sets deadline for wolverines protection decision
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to decide by the end of August whether climate change and other threats are pushing the rare wolverine closer to extinction.
Alaska village complains of stigma following COVID tests
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — An official at one Alaska village said residents have been humiliated and discriminated against after the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp. announced two people who were in the village tested positive for COVID-19.
Rise in COVID-19 cases taxing Anchorage contact tracing
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Health officials said a rise in COVID-19 cases is taxing Anchorage’s ability to investigate cases.
Juneau police release video, photographs of officer-related shooting
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - JPD is releasing videos and photographs from the December 29, 2019, incident with Kelly Stephens.
SLAM to reopen to walk-in visitors next week
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska State Libraries and State Archives will reopen to walk-in visitors on Tuesday, July 7.
State surpasses 1,000 COVID-19 cases
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The daily report from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services showed 39 new resident cases on Thursday brining the state total case load to 1,017.
Coast Guard fines vessel that failed to provide Notice of Arrival
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A foreign-flagged vessel that arrived in Auke Bay on June 18 failed to submit a Notice of Arrival in accordinace with ports and waterways safety regulations.
Coast Guard deployable forces to conduct missions in Sitka
Sitka, Alaska (KINY) - The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct waterborne missions in Sitka throughout July and August as Sector Juneau augments its capabilities with small boat teams from the Maritime Safety and Security Team in Seattle.
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Mostly Cloudy and 70 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are East at 10.4 MPH (9 KT). The pressure is 1013.7 mb and the humidity is 53%. Last Updated on Jul 3 2020, 2:53 pm AKDT.