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School board holds a public forum on school re-entry plan Monday, July 6 at 5 p.m.

July 2, 2020 – News

The Juneau Board of Education is holding a public forum on the Juneau School District’s Smart Start School Re-entry Plan on Monday, July 6 at 5 p.m. There will be a presentation by Superintendent Bridget Weiss followed by an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions. Join the Zoom …

 

JPD releases video and photos of Dec. 2019 officer involved shooting

July 2, 2020 – News

The Juneau Police Department is releasing the following videos and photographs from the December 29, 2019, incident with Kelly Stephens. Warning – Video content and language may not be suitable for all viewers: The first video is from the patrol car driven by Officer Esbenshade, which does not have audio …

JPD to have extra staff working July 4th weekend

July 2, 2020 – News

With the beautiful weather forecast over the 3rd and 4th of July weekend, the Juneau Police Department anticipates a lot of people will be participating in the holiday festivities. This often comes with an increase volume of police-related calls for service. JPD will have extra staff working the evening of …

Household Hazardous Waste Facility & Recycling Center altered holiday weekend hours

July 1, 2020 – News

Here are the opening hours for the City and Borough of Juneau’s Household Hazardous Waste Facility and the Recycling Center for this long holiday weekend: Household Hazardous Waste Facility Friday, July 3                8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, July 4           CLOSED Recycling Center Friday, July 3                7 …

50th Anniversary of the Unification of CBJ

July 1, 2020 – News

Fifty years ago today, three municipal government entities – the City of Douglas, the City of Juneau, and the Greater Juneau Borough – were unified into the City and Borough of Juneau. CBJ thanks and honors the A’akw Kwáan and Taku people whose ancestral lands we inhabit. Let’s take a …

Celebrating the Fourth of July safely in Juneau

July 1, 2020 – News

As the community prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July, the City and Borough of Juneau has these guidelines for personal fireworks use and recommendations for social gatherings: Personal use fireworks CBJ requests that citizens desiring to use fireworks do so in a manner that is considerate of others. Fireworks …

Juneau’s Fourth of July fireworks show is not happening

June 30, 2020 – News

Contrary to information the City and Borough of Juneau released last week, the annual Gastineau Channel Fourth of July fireworks show is not taking place this year. CBJ sincerely apologizes for any confusion caused. The Juneau Assembly last night voted against the emergency ordinance that authorized the Fourth of July …

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Of Alaska’s 36 new resident COVID-19 cases, Juneau has one

June 30, 2020 – News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports one new resident case of COVID-19 in Juneau. How the individual contracted the virus is under investigation. Juneau’s one new case is part of 36 new resident cases statewide, the highest one-day increase Alaska has seen. The state now has 940 …

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Several public hearing items at tonight’s Assembly meeting, including mask-wearing requirement at fireworks show

June 29, 2020 – News, Notices for Public Comment

The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly meets tonight for a Regular Assembly Meeting at 7 p.m. Several items are up for public hearing, including the emergency ordinance mandating the use of face coverings during the Fourth of July fireworks show. Follow the meeting on Zoom https://juneau.zoom.us/j/93713252168, or by calling …

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Of 29 new resident cases in Alaska, one’s in Juneau

June 28, 2020 – News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports one new resident case of COVID-19 in Juneau. How the individual contracted the virus is under investigation. Cumulatively, 44 residents from Juneau have tested positive for COVID-19 since March. Of those, three cases are active, 39 individuals have recovered, and two …