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.
- “Clearly those are going to be the most difficult issues that have to be solved going forward," said Republican Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, a leader in the Senate. "I don’t think they’re going to happen in this bill.”
- On many Alaska beaches, plastic washes up faster than it can be picked up. The remote locations and mountains of plastic make Chris Pallister’s clean up work incredibly expensive.
- The unofficial mayor of Talkeetna, Stubbs the cat, passed away in the overnight hours between Thursday and Friday, according to his owners.
- The Trump administration has directed the National Park Service in Alaska and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge to reconsider bans on certain state allowed game harvest techniques.