Peter Segall

A sign on a city bus urges the use of face coverings, but following an ordinance passed by the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly, all passengers will now be required to wear masks on buses and while using other city facilities. Friday, May 29, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Face coverings now required on buses, in city facilities

Masks will be provided for those who cannot afford them.

A sign on a city bus urges the use of face coverings, but following an ordinance passed by the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly, all passengers will now be required to wear masks on buses and while using other city facilities. Friday, May 29, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Assembly moves to extend quarantine

City wants its own regulations.

A sign on the University of Alaska Southeast campus in Juneau. Under a proposal being put before the UA Board of Regents next week, UAS could be merged with one of the other two schools in the system. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
A sign on the University of Alaska Southeast campus in Juneau. Under a proposal being put before the UA Board of Regents next week, UAS could be merged with one of the other two schools in the system. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Peter Segall | Juneau Empire 
                                A member of Capital City Fire/Rescue’s Airport Screening Task Force greets passengers disembarking from a flight arriving at the Juneau International Airport on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. All passengers are handed fliers with health and safety information as they leave the plane.
Peter Segall | Juneau Empire 
                                A member of Capital City Fire/Rescue’s Airport Screening Task Force greets passengers disembarking from a flight arriving at the Juneau International Airport on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. All passengers are handed fliers with health and safety information as they leave the plane.
With social distancing making signature-gathering difficult, the Recall Dunleavy campaign has had to find new ways to get people to sign. There’ll be drive-thru signings in Anchorage and Fairbanks this weekend but nothing’s yet planned for Juneau. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire File)

Drive-thru Recall? Not in Juneau

Doesn’t mean it won’t happen.

With social distancing making signature-gathering difficult, the Recall Dunleavy campaign has had to find new ways to get people to sign. There’ll be drive-thru signings in Anchorage and Fairbanks this weekend but nothing’s yet planned for Juneau. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire File)
Salaries and benefits for police and firefighters will be one of the immediate uses for federal coronavirus relief money, said city officials. However, there is lingering uncertainty over how else that money will, or even can be, spent. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Salaries and benefits for police and firefighters will be one of the immediate uses for federal coronavirus relief money, said city officials. However, there is lingering uncertainty over how else that money will, or even can be, spent. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Municipal election in October to be vote-by-mail

Limited in-person voting available.