A route change is proposed for Juneau’s Capital Transit bus system. It would move portions of Route 4 off the Mendenhall Loop Road to the south end of Riverside Drive. The city is holding a series of meetings on the proposal, which was outlined on Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon.
Capital Transit is also asking riders for feedback. To take the survey, go to www.juneau.org/capitaltransit/survey.
- The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
- William Quayle, Jr. is running for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The municipal election is Oct. 4.
- Winds of that speed can uproot trees, knock branches down and damage property, including vessels and aircraft moored and tied down outdoors.
- The aurora borealis, more commonly known as the Northern Lights, were visible in much of Southeast Alaska late Wednesday and early Thursday. Share your Northern Lights photos with us.