Dispose unwanted prescription drugs at JPD Oct. 23 for National Drug Take Back Day

October 15, 2021 – FYI, News

The Juneau Police Department will be hosting a drop off location on October 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of the DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back event. During that time, the public can drop off unneeded and potentially dangerous prescription medications at the Juneau Police Department …

Riverside Drive near Vintage Blvd intersection closed for paving Sat. night to Sun. morning

October 15, 2021 – FYI

Riverside Drive will be closed between the Vintage Blvd intersection and the Alaska Club (2841 Riverside Drive) from 8 p.m. Saturday, October 16, to 6 a.m. Sunday morning, October 17. This is due to paving of the new utility crossing that will service the future Capital Transit Valley Transfer Station. …

This picture shows the Augustus Brown Pool.

Augustus Brown Pool reopens to the public today, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m.

October 14, 2021 – FYI, News

Augustus Brown Swimming Pool is operational again after City and Borough of Juneau facilities maintenance fixed issues with the boiler. The facility temperatures have stabilized and Augustus Brown is resuming normal operating hours starting today, October 14, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Please note these upcoming schedule changes at both …

This image shows the glacier in the background and a field of fireweed in the foreground.

Final days to take Juneau Tourism Survey; deadline is this Friday

October 13, 2021 – FYI, News

Have thoughts on Juneau’s visitor industry? Take the City and Borough of Juneau’s tourism survey at now. The survey – which takes about 5 minutes to complete – is only open a few more days and will close at 4 p.m. on Friday, October 15. CBJ contracted with McKinley …

Augustus Brown Pool closed due to boiler failure

October 13, 2021 – FYI, News

Due to lack of heat caused by a boiler failure, Augustus Brown Swimming Pool is closed until further notice. When work on the boiler has concluded, an announcement will be made when the facility has reopened to the public. For Dimond Park Aquatic Center’s schedule, visit For more information, contact …

Reminders on pedestrian safety as days get darker

October 12, 2021 – FYI

Almost everyone is a pedestrian at some point. Whether it’s walking to your car, walking to work, or walking for exercise, everyone deserves to get to their destination safely. To ensure this happens, here are some tips for pedestrians and drivers. Drivers must: Look for pedestrians, particularly children and teens who …

Getting vaccinated against flu is more important than ever; all Alaskans age six months and older should get their annual flu shot

October 12, 2021 – FYI

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) urges Alaskans to get vaccinated against the flu before the end of October. Getting an annual flu shot will help protect you and others from the flu – and help prevent additional strain on Alaska’s health care system. The flu shot …

3rd & 4th graders skate for free at Treadwell Arena

October 12, 2021 – FYI

Juneau 3rd and 4th graders can skate for free during the 2021-2022 season at any drop-in session of Public Skate, Stick N’ Puck, and Pond Hockey at Treadwell Arena. Register your child here with their current grade and sign up for any drop-in session using code 34Pass at checkout. For …

October 12 Regular Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled

October 8, 2021 – FYI

The Regular Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at 7:00 P.M. has been cancelled. Case WCF2021 0010 may be rescheduled to a later date to be determined. For more information, contact the Community Development Department at 907-586-0715.

Starting next week, Jensen-Olson Arboretum will be open Friday thru Sunday

October 7, 2021 – FYI

Beginning October 13, the Jensen-Olson Arboretum will adjust open hours for winter operations. Open days will be Friday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The onsite vault toilet is closed November through March. The Pt. Caroline Trail remains open seven days a week. The Arboretum’s onsite manager and horticulturist …