News of the North

    Thursday, August 4th, 2022 - 16 minutes

    A late afternoon fire on Wednesday saw Capital City Fire Rescue attend to an incident near Fred Meyer.

    The Juneau Assembly Monday approved proposed taxi rate increases.

    The three candidates standing for the special Congressional election for Alaska's US House seat appeared on a candidate forum on News of the North on Monday.

    U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has voted to ratify a resolution of advice and consent for the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

    With the state poised to send out PFD checks to residents on September 20th, Juneau Senator Jesse Kiehl spoke on the process leading up to the $3200 dollar figure while a guest on action line.

    Juneau Fire Chief Rich Etheridge said that breast cancer has been added to the list of presumptive cancers covered by workers' compensation disability, after the signing of SB131.

    Juneau Fire Marshal Dan Jager has successfully completed the process that awards the professional designation of “Fire Marshal” on an international level.

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