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)
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)
Alaskans pick up and turn in Permanent Fund Dividend applications at the Department of Revenue office in the State Office Building in March 2011. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Alaskans pick up and turn in Permanent Fund Dividend applications at the Department of Revenue office in the State Office Building in March 2011. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire File
                                School districts throughout the state will put together plans for what the next school year will look like. Juneau School District Superintendent Bridget Weisse said smaller groups and less mixing are expected to remain important.
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire File
                                School districts throughout the state will put together plans for what the next school year will look like. Juneau School District Superintendent Bridget Weisse said smaller groups and less mixing are expected to remain important.
In this Sept. 26, 2019 file photo, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy listens during a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska. The Alaska Supreme Court ruled Friday, May 8, 2020, that an effort to recall Dunleavy can proceed. (AP Photo | Mark Thiessen, File)
In this Sept. 26, 2019 file photo, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy listens during a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska. The Alaska Supreme Court ruled Friday, May 8, 2020, that an effort to recall Dunleavy can proceed. (AP Photo | Mark Thiessen, File)