An areawide flood watch from the National Weather Service was canceled early Monday morning, but a flood advisory remains in effect until noon for the Mendenhall Lake and River.
The other four sailings the company had planned for the summer in Alaska have been canceled.
There’s going to be an Alaska cruise season after all, but it’s a far cry from the 1.4 million passengers expected before the pandemic.
We’ve just finished compiling our third source diversity report, which reflects a period in which the COVID-19 pandemic was wholly present in Alaska.
Water is draining under the glacier and will cause the Mendenhall Lake and River to rise over the next 24 hours, cresting Friday evening.
Now that it’s clear that big cruise ships won’t be coming this year, cruise towns in southeast Alaska are thinking about next year.
The outbreak at Alaska Glacier Seafoods and another on board a factory fishing vessel that docked in Unalaska are causing the number of COVID-19 cases in Alaska to soar.
A lot about Juneau’s future is up in the air still, but one thing is certain now: more than a million cruise ship passengers will not be coming to town this summer.
American Cruise Lines had planned cruises in late June and was working with communities to come up with acceptable protocols for screening, testing, cleaning and quarantine for its passengers and crew.
The Juneau resident is included in Monday’s update from the state with 18 other Alaskans who were reported to have tested positive for the coronavirus.