Seven more buses are on order that will run on Juneau’s renewable hydroelectric power.
A city official says its arrival is all the more reason to get vaccinated and continue other preventative measures, like masking and social distancing.
Juneau is the only regular cruise ship stop in Alaska that offers wastewater service to ships in port.
If the initial paperwork is OK, the activists will have 30 days to collect nearly 3,000 signatures from local voters to get three cruise ship questions on the fall ballot.
Last year, the city spent a lot of money during the pandemic that the Assembly hadn’t originally budgeted for — that’s everything from city busses running for free to standing up an emergency operations center.
The city is holding its first small pop-clinic Friday at a local business.
The city is projected to face roughly $33 million in revenue losses, but the community was allocated just $1.7 million in direct federal funding.
The school district’s chief administrator faces accusations of racism from Ketchikan’s tribal leaders and some parents.
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Federal and state grants will largely cover the $487,000 cost of two specialized snow clearing vehicles, two trailers and a truck to pull them.