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Mayor’s Ad Hoc Committee on Homelessness Meeting Rescheduled

October 21, 2020 – FYI

The Mayor’s Ad Hoc Committee on Homelessness meeting, originally scheduled for Thursday, October 22, has been rescheduled to the following Thursday, October 29, at 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. To access the meeting, click on this link: https://juneau.zoom.us/j/95545247449 or call 1-346-248-7799, Webinar ID 955 4524 7449. For more information, contact Housing …

Keeping Halloween fun and safe

October 21, 2020 – FYI

Some traditional Halloween activities, like door-to-door trick-or-treating and indoor costume parties, can be high-risk for spreading viruses. During the pandemic, both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services recommend safer, alternative ways to participate in Halloween. Here are some fun suggestions, …

Juneau Police Department’s National Night Out is out, but Neighborhood Safety Phot-ingo is in

October 21, 2020 – FYI

With National Night Out being postponed this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Juneau Police Department wants to try and do something a little bit different. Neighborhood Safety Photo Bingo, or “Phot-ingo,” is an activity game you can do with your family, neighborhood, or your favorite pet. Similar …

Hospital Drive will see one lane traffic revision on Oct. 17 & 18

October 16, 2020 – FYI

As part of the City and Borough of Juneau’s Hospital Drive Reconstruction Project, a portion of Hospital Drive will go down to one lane of traffic on Saturday and Sunday, October 17 and 18, due to paving. The impacted area is Hospital Drive from the intersection of Glacier Highway to the …

Pick up free school meals for Alaska Day weekend on Friday, Oct. 16

October 15, 2020 – FYI

The Juneau School District school meal program will be serving four days worth of free breakfast and lunch meals tomorrow, October 16, for the Alaska Day weekend. Meals are free for all children in the community ages 18 and under regardless of school meal eligibility. There will be no meal …

Capital View Court & portion of 2nd Street to close for paving on Friday, Oct. 16

October 14, 2020 – FYI

As part of the City and Borough of Juneau’s Douglas Highway Water Main Replacement Project Phase II, CBJ contractor Glacier State Contractors is closing Capital View Court/2nd Street between the intersection of Douglas Highway and 1746 2nd Street for paving this Friday, October 16. The closure is expected to last from …

Calhoun Ave. closed Thursday, Oct. 15

October 14, 2020 – FYI

As part of the City and Borough of Juneau’s Calhoun Avenue Reconstruction Project, CBJ contractor proHNS is closing Calhoun Avenue in Downtown Juneau to through traffic on Thursday, October 15, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please watch for construction and traffic signage in the area. During the road closure, …

North Douglas launch ramp boarding floats to be removed on Oct. 16

October 13, 2020 – FYI

The City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors Department anticipates removing the boarding floats at the North Douglas launch ramp this Friday, Oct. 16, for the season. The floats will be reinstalled early next spring. Please plan your boating trips accordingly. For questions, contact CBJ Docks and Harbors Port …

A gravel trail along the shore of a lake in the mountains.

Crews wrapping up work on Dick’s Lake Trail hiking loop at Eaglecrest

October 9, 2020 – FYI

Eaglecrest’s CCC Trail Crew has nearly completed the Dick’s Lake Trail, a beautiful hiking loop located at the top of Black Bear Chairlift. The beginning portion of the trail follows the cat track traverse to East Bowl Chutes. There’s a fork a short distance in, and hikers can loop left …

 

Candy ziplines and other innovative ways to be pandemic-safe on Halloween

October 8, 2020 – FYI

This Juneau family has gotten creative for Halloween. Eliot, age 13, created a zipline between an upstairs window and the mailbox to make eerieal candy deliveries – from a safe distance! Eliot even attached some LED lights to make this Halloween boohickey even more ghoulish at night. During the pandemic, …