Because of COVID-19, this year’s free legal clinic for Alaskans will be done differently and it will likely tackle issues related to the pandemic.
Thursday’s high winds along with heavy snowfall at higher elevations will increase the possibility of an avalanche reaching Thane Road in the next 24 hours, according to the Department of Transportation.
Research shows that it wasn’t mainly beginning or intermediate backcountry users who triggered avalanches during the pandemic.
When all that rock fell, it shook the earth equivalent to a magnitude 2.8 or 2.9 earthquake.
Masks are required to be worn at all times except while skiing or snowboarding downhill. Lift lines have been designed to keep everyone six feet apart in all directions.
Skies may clear Wednesday night and early Thursday morning to allow a glimpse of the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn.
About 3 feet of snow was previously expected in Juneau, but the National Weather Service says total snowfall will be between 8 to 13 inches by Friday.
Managers say they want to keep customers safe and preserve the snow pack until it gets colder and drier on the mountain.
Two inches of rain fell at the airport in 24 hours, while 3.6 inches fell in Douglas and 3.52 inches fell in downtown Juneau.
The youngest, newest and usually most-inexperienced members of the Coast Guard helped save a ship’s mission this summer.