A cap would limit the number of passengers that could visit on a daily basis, which supporters say would preserve the natural experience of visiting remote Alaska.
Anchorage health officials said that lower COVID-19 case rates in recent weeks gave the city room to ease restrictions.
The new changes don’t mean the city is lifting all the requirements, but they are meant to be encouraging for COVID-conscious travelers.
Case count trends lines are going in the right direction, but city officials are worried about more aggressive variants of COVID-19 making their way to Juneau.
As of late Saturday, there have been no slides in the Behrends Avenue Area. But, the weather is about to take a turn for the worse.
For more than two decades, companies have hoped to export Sitka’s water and market it globally. None of those efforts have come to fruition.
Petersburg incident commander Karl Hagerman said community spread appears to be happening in multiple settings and locations.
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.
Projects for named communities in Southeast — Ketchikan, Craig, Sitka, Hyder and Klawock — make up about 7% of the state’s bond.
Juneau Assembly member Michelle Hale helped write the draft fireworks ordinance. She said she really wants to target the booming, concussive fireworks.