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Juneau proceeds with plans to demolish fire-damaged complex

...ahead with plans to demolish a downtown apartment complex ravaged by a fire three years ago.The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly declined a request to delay the demolition by 30 days to allow a Seattle-based company time to flesh out plans to...
What others say: Whale sculpture a worthy endeavor

...Today, this paper again throws its support behind this worthy project.We're not alone. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly has supported the project, as has the core committee that is still spending its time and energy bringing it to fruition...
What others say: Downtown signage shouldn't be an eyesore

This week the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly took up discussion on an ongoing problem in downtown Juneau - visual pollution. Put simply, there are signs peppering the downtown...
Report finds fewer government jobs in Juneau

...with the growth in population."We are treading water," the council's executive director, Brian Holst, told Juneau Assembly members this week.The cost of living and health care are higher than the national average. Heating costs are also...
Pro-pot group announces support from some parents

...parents "about the benefits of regulating marijuana to keep it away from teens."The list of supporters includes Juneau Assembly member Jesse Kiehl and former state House Majority Leader Kyle Johansen.Kiehl told KTOO that he would rather see...
What others say: Juneau needs a sales tax fix

...doesn't have enough revenue, leaving us in the same position we're in right now.When the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly makes its decision, we hope to see equal taxation for all. People of all ages need paved roads, public transit...
Perkins replaces Pourchot as Knowles legislative director

...from 1976 until 1994, when he joined the Labor Department as a special assistant. Perkins was also a member of the Juneau Assembly from 1994 until he stepped down this year. Perkins will be paid about $85,000 annually as legislative director...
Juneau changes law to make voting easier

...AP) -- It will be easier to vote absentee under a series of changes in the city's election code approved by Juneau Assembly members Monday. The changes allow Juneau residents to vote absentee for any reason and have their names placed on...
Assembly hears appreciation in Homer

...South Peninsula assembly member Mako Haggerty said he wanted to raise the issue the next time the assembly went to Juneau. Assembly member Sue McClure, of Seward, agreed with Haggerty's comments. "And I will join him in Juneau and try to right...
Water rate hike at Juneau cruise docks gets OK'd

...effort to help the agency cover operational costs. The water rate increase, if approved by the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly, would raise the tariff per 1,000 gallons from $3.35 to $4.67. "The last time we raised the rates was 2005...


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