Because the city’s COVID-19 emergency operations ended at the end of April, city officials can no longer mandate mask wearing or any other pandemic mitigation strategies.
The city has acknowledged housing as a top priority in its comprehensive plan.
In committee, the Juneau Assembly decided to keep property tax rates flat, against the city manager’s recommendation to nudge them up.
Juneau’s two public high schools saw an increase in new COVID-19 cases following their proms. Masks were optional at both events.
The idea is to work together to develop technology, infrastructure and best practices so that cruises no longer pump greenhouse gases that cause global climate change into the atmosphere.
With only around 1,000 hotel rooms, the city proposed a creative solution: Incentivizing Juneau residents to go on vacation and rent their homes to athletes for a week.
Michelle Jaagal Aat Demmert has been appointed to the Not Invisible Act Commission.
Sen. Jesse Kiehl was the only member of Alaska’s Senate Judiciary Committee to move to vote against a bill that would ban transgender girls from competing with other female athletes in school sports.
Most cruise ships participating in the CDC’s COVID cruise ship program are in the orange category. That could mean a handful of people are sick, or hundreds.
Alaska’s new Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Initiative lead investigator Anne Sears spoke to hundreds of advocates for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People gathered in front of the Capitol in Juneau.