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.
- A tsunami warning drill takes place once a year, and one village in Southeast has not forgotten the importance of being ready when disaster strikes.
- Nome turns into a bit of a carnival when the Iditarod winner mushes into town. For nearly a week, racers continue arriving before the banquet that officially concludes each year’s Iditarod.
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- The Mental Health Trust Authority owns lands in Petersburg it wants to swap for Tongass National Forest acreage elsewhere in the region. Resulting timber sales would raise money for the Trust.