Parks & Recreation opens summer shelter reservations Monday, Jan. 25

January 20, 2021 – FYI

The City and Borough of Juneau Parks & Recreation Department is opening summer shelter reservations Monday, January 25 at 8 a.m. Summer shelter reservations are available April 15 – September 15 and cost $25 per hour plus tax. New this year: reserve a summer shelter online here starting Monday. Summer shelter reservations …

Friday Open Skates at Treadwell Arena begin Jan. 22, reservations open Jan. 18

January 15, 2021 – FYI

Treadwell Arena will be offering open skates to the public every Friday 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. beginning January 22. Reservations are required and open on Monday, January 18 at noon. Register for your spot here. Please note: admission to open skate costs $5 and payment is taken during online …

Let’s continue practices that got Juneau to a lower community risk level

January 15, 2021 – FYI

With CBJ’s community risk level now at Level 2 Moderate, it’s important to continue practicing many of the same protective measures that helped reduce the number of COVID-19 cases in the community: Wear a mask in indoor public spaces – including CBJ facilities that have recently returned to in-person service, …

This is an image of the Juneau School District office building.

In-person learning at schools begins Jan. 11: Notice to drivers & meal plan update

January 8, 2021 – FYI

The Juneau School District will be expanding in-person instruction for students beginning on Monday, January 11. Monday will be the first day of in-person classes for small groups of kindergarten and first grade students in elementary schools, as well as a portion of the middle school student population. Other elementary …

Reservations for Parks & Recreation’s new Amalga Cabin open Monday, Jan. 11

January 7, 2021 – FYI

The public can start reserving Parks & Recreation’s new Amalga Cabin online on Monday, January 11 at 12 p.m. The first available day for reservation is Friday, January 15. Amalga Cabin, which overlooks Eagle Harbor, is an easy 15-minute walk from the Eagle Valley Center and connects to the Boy …

Need to request a building inspection? The process has changed. Here’s what to do.

January 5, 2021 – FYI

Starting this month, building inspections through the City and Borough of Juneau must be requested no later than 12 p.m. on the business day before the requested date of inspection. That means, if you would like to schedule an inspection for Monday, you will need to make your request no …

Public meeting on Capital School Park reconstruction Jan. 12 at 6 p.m.

January 4, 2021 – FYI, Notices for Public Comment

Learn about park improvements and design concepts for Capital School Park during a virtual community meeting on Tuesday, January 12 at 6 p.m. The City and Borough of Juneau and design team MRV Architects will also share results from the recent community survey, answer questions, and listen to community feedback. …

Recycle your Christmas Tree Jan. 9

December 31, 2020 – FYI

Dispose your Christmas tree for free on Saturday, January 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. by dropping it off at CBJ’s former Household Hazardous Waste site at 5436 Commercial Blvd. Trees cannot be taller than 9 feet or larger than 8 inches in diameter at the base. Also, trees …

30th Annual Polar Bear Dip is DIY

December 30, 2020 – FYI

The 30th Annual Polar Bear Dip, which would typically take place at the Auke Recreation Area, will not be a group activity this year. Instead, the event website is asking participants to “DIY instead with just your bubble! Please do a dip with just your own household, at a safe …

Capital Transit & CAPITAL AKcess not operating on Friday, Jan. 1

December 30, 2020 – FYI

Capital Transit buses and CAPITAL AKcess vans will not be operating on Friday, January 1, in recognition of the New Year’s Day holiday. Full service will resume on Saturday, January 2. The drivers and staff at Capital Transit and CAPITAL AKcess wish everyone a happy and safe New Year.