The City and Borough of Juneau is terminating its contract with Aparc Parking Solutions and has filed a complaint for damages in Juneau Superior Court.
For residents of the Mendenhall Valley, that means wood stove burning is banned until the alert is lifted.
"There could even be an hour or two of freezing rain and then heavy rain through the morning, so it’s going to make conditions very messy," says meteorologist Nicole Ferrin.
Six cruise ships docked in Juneau at once can guzzle about 1 million gallons of water a day.
Alaska Energy and Resources Company will join Avista subsidiary Avista Utilities by July 2014, pending the approval of state and federal regulators, as well as AERC shareholders.
The city and borough ended Fiscal Year 2013 with about $9.5 million in fund balance, $1.2 million more than projected.
While it’s not taking a major toll on municipal operations just yet, officials worry there could be bigger impacts if the shutdown continues for an extended period of time.
CBJ Emergency Programs Manager Tom Mattice says this year's expo will feature more presentations on emergency preparedness topics.