The city-owned ski area has an ambitious reopening plan for this season. Staff hope it will be enough to provide uninterrupted outdoor distraction this winter and keep people healthy.
The Juneau Assembly approved $700,000 in CARES Act money for testing equipment in June. But with the machines in high demand all over the world, the city expected to have to wait until 2021.
Several people on social media reported seeing sparks and a flash coming from power lines near the downtown waterfront.
An areawide outage occurred at 5 a.m. in Juneau when trees fell on a main transmission line along Thane Road. Power was restored for most areas of town at about 9:30 a.m.
The National Weather Service forecasts two separate storm systems and the potential for flooding later in the weekend.
All over town, people have planned alternatives to traditional Halloween activities and rigged up contraptions to deliver candy to costumed kids while socially distant.
Some realtors objected to the new policy and said they should have been consulted. The Assembly could vote on the policy again as early as Nov. 16.
Although Rainforest Recovery Center will limit the number of patients for now, providers say the need in and outside the community is growing.
Christine Woll replaces Rob Edwardson to represent District 2 on the Juneau Assembly. She will serve a three-year term.
According to a letter sent to residents’ families this week, all the people tested for COVID-19 received negative results and no one has shown symptoms of the virus.