An unidentified mechanical problem sidelined the vessel yesterday (Tuesday), forcing the cancellation of its scheduled roundtrip between Juneau and Haines.
A High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk – or HAWK – beacon is now operating at the Glacier Highway Walmart entrance, one of the busiest pedestrian crossings in the Lemon Creek area.
A rally is planned in downtown Douglas this afternoon to support the community’s post office, which is on a list of more than 36-hundred postal stations being studied for possible closure by the United States Postal Service.
A listening session is scheduled Wednesday on the Eaglecrest Master Plan for consultants and the Eaglecrest Board of Directors to take public comments on the draft plan.
A mechanical issue has sidelined the state ferry LeConte today, cancelling its scheduled roundtrip sailing from Juneau to Haines. Passengers are being rebooked for later trips.
Legislation aimed at encouraging affordable housing has passed the Alaska House.
Juneau Representative Cathy Muñoz sponsored HB 264 at the request of local contractors and the Alaska State Home Building Association who say current tax laws hinder development.
A measure helping villages set up safe water and sewer systems is getting some attention in the Legislature.
With less than three weeks remaining in the legislative session, it’s looking unlikely lawmakers will pass a bill to re-establish the Alaska Coastal Management Program.
Journalist T.R. Reid visited Juneau and Anchorage last week to promote his new film, U.S. Health Care: The Good News.
The Juneau School District has reached a tentative agreement with Juneau Support Staff for a new three-year contract, and finalists for two principal positions will be interviewed soon.