Peter Segall

Hundreds gathered at Marine Park in downtown Juneau on June 7, 2020, for a rally and march calling for an end to police violence and systemic racism in America. Protesters issued a number of demands at the rally, and the City and Borough of Juneau has been trying to address some of those issues.(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Hundreds gathered at Marine Park in downtown Juneau on June 7, 2020, for a rally and march calling for an end to police violence and systemic racism in America. Protesters issued a number of demands at the rally, and the City and Borough of Juneau has been trying to address some of those issues.(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Students at the Juneau Montessori School in Douglas on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Montessori is a private pre-school and kindergarten which has received a large number of parents looking for child care following the Juneau School District’s announcement the 2020 school year would begin mostly online, according to executive director Laura Talpey. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

With schools online, city looks for child care alternatives

Officials say there are few easy answers to looming problem.

Students at the Juneau Montessori School in Douglas on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Montessori is a private pre-school and kindergarten which has received a large number of parents looking for child care following the Juneau School District’s announcement the 2020 school year would begin mostly online, according to executive director Laura Talpey. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
A man plays bagpipes at a silent vigil commemorating the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at Marine Park on Thrusday, Aug. 6, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
A man plays bagpipes at a silent vigil commemorating the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at Marine Park on Thrusday, Aug. 6, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Work begins on SHI’s arts campus

Hopefully to open next July.

Assembly sends $15 million bond package to voters

Funds target schools, roads and parks.

A Juneau Police Department officer at the Juneau International Airport on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Nonresident out-of-state arrivals will have to provide negative COVID-19-test results under a revised travel mandate from Gov. Mike Dunleavy. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
A Juneau Police Department officer at the Juneau International Airport on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Nonresident out-of-state arrivals will have to provide negative COVID-19-test results under a revised travel mandate from Gov. Mike Dunleavy. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire 
                                Customers line up at a business in downtown Juneau on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. The rise in COVID-19 cases could partially be attributed to an increase among young adults, state health experts said Tuesday. Even outside, state health experts have recommended wearing face coverings when less than six feet from others.
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire 
                                Customers line up at a business in downtown Juneau on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. The rise in COVID-19 cases could partially be attributed to an increase among young adults, state health experts said Tuesday. Even outside, state health experts have recommended wearing face coverings when less than six feet from others.

Juneau on track to break summer rainfall records

This week should be nice, though.