Juneau’s landfill has a system for dealing with odors, but there’s a couple of reasons why it’s not cutting it at the moment.
People who applied for individual CARES Act funded grants can no longer get them if they’ve already gotten housing assistance grants from the city.
In this newscast: Four more Juneau residents and a non-resident tested positive for COVID-19, the Environmental Protection Agency fines Crowley Fuels $1.3 million for gasoline storage violations, a report from federal aviation investigators suggest equipment failure contributed to a plane crash in Unalaska and the quiet cruise ship season was good for humpback whales.
The 40-foot bus should hit the streets by February. Capital Transit drivers and mechanics will receive training from California-based manufacturer Proterra tin the meantime.
The Juneau Assembly approved the transfer of the Hurlock Avenue lot at its meeting Monday night, along with leasing the property to Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing Authority for use as an emergency youth shelter.
Some locals already frustrated with the cruise industry’s rapid growth have added pandemic safety to their list of concerns, and they’re talking to people in other parts of the world who feel the same.
Local housing providers say, right now, finding a safe place for homeless, at-risk and runaway youth to stay should be a priority.
According to Bartlett spokesperson Katie Bausler, a person with a known history of violence threatened to shoot staff members in the emergency department.
Debris from landslides caused by heavy rain is making it difficult to repair the damaged pipeline.
With heavy rain expected on already saturated ground, people living in hillside areas should be especially vigilant.