Starting next Thursday, the Valley Library will open during its normal hours. The downtown and Douglas libraries will open starting Sunday, May 31.
The annual Douglas parade and celebration — including beloved events like the fire hose race and the soap box derby — in response to public safety concerns from COVID-19. But the city is still hoping to figure out a way to hold a fireworks show.
Since last month, 11 staff members and five of their household members have tested positive for COVID-19, meaning most of Juneau’s cases are directly associated with the facility.
The City and Borough of Juneau and its partners will have mobile testing tents in the parking lot of the Juneau Arts and Culture Center this week.
This comes after two more staff members tested positive for the disease this week, more than a month after the first case was detected at the facility. So far, 10 staff members at the facility have contracted the virus.
The Department of Corrections did not announce the three most recent cases among staff at the facility.
City officials say Augustus Brown Pool was already scheduled to close June 15 for renovation and Dimond Park Aquatic Center is in the middle of a deep clean.
Several Southeast Alaska communities broke or tied high temperature records over the weekend, and the National Weather Service says that trend could continue through tomorrow.
Byron Mallott, the Alaska Native leader who served as lieutenant governor under former Gov. Bill Walker, has died unexpectedly at age 77.
The Juneau Assembly needs more time to review state guidelines before deciding how to move forward with reopening public facilities.