Debbie Driscoll from AEL&P said Juneau’s been hit by unusually bad storms and icing conditions since the fall, though she understands customers’ frustration.
Depending on temperatures and how much snow falls, the city’s Urban Avalanche Advisory could be raised to “extreme” danger, which is the highest level on the scale.
This is the second COVID-19 scare the legislature has had this week.
Dunleavy appointed Ben Stevens chief of staff in the summer of 2019, as the governor faced a recall campaign with accumulating momentum and had just finished a bruising first legislative session.
Other recent COVID developments include that the city is giving people age 65 and up first dibs on appointments for the next mass vaccination clinic.
The combination of high snow loads and high winds over the last few days puts a lot of pressure on previous weak layers of snow.
The city’s next vaccine clinic is scheduled for March 12th and 13th.
A safer route to the Mendenhall Glacier ice caves is along the West Glacier Trail, but the hike will take a full day.
There is still community spread of COVID-19 happening in Juneau, but according to a press release from the city, hospital capacity and contact tracing are at manageable levels.
Juneau Assembly member Michelle Hale helped write the draft fireworks ordinance. She said she really wants to target the booming, concussive fireworks.