Letter: Begich served proudly as mayor and now as senator

...Anchorage was facing a staggering debt of $33 million. He took that challenge head on, working tirelessly with Assembly members and city employees to eliminate the deficit. Under Mark's leadership, Anchorage became a better, stronger city...
Photo: Chamber election candidates

Juneau Assembly member Jesse Kiehl, right, running unopposed for the District 1 seat, speaks at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Juneau...
My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

...Development Council president and a member of the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission; Jeff Bush is a former CBJ Assembly member; and Reed Stoops is a former chairman for the CBJ Planning Commission.
My Turn: 'Live United' and make a difference available on United Way's web site at To donate visit Karen Crane chair of the United Way of Southeast Alaska Board of Directors and a City and Borough of Juneau Assembly member.
My Turn: History shows Walker and Mallott made the smart move

...years of experience in fisheries, coastal policy and energy policy. She resides in Douglas and serves on the Juneau Assembly. The views expressed above are her own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of other assembly members.
Column: Closing the pool is a desperate answer to CBJ budget woes

...That means opponents of the second pool were right ? the taxpayer subsidy is much higher to operate two pools. Now assembly member Randy Wanamaker is wondering if Juneau's population base is too small to support two pools. He's posed this question...
Deadline near for Mat-Su's ferry to nowhere

...involving an unused ferry.Assembly members met Tuesday after receiving...letting us have a landing," assembly member Vern Halter said.The under that effort," said assembly member Jim Sykes.The ferry has never...
Mallott, French hold rally on Capitol steps

...nomination.About 65 people attended the rally, including former Juneau mayor Bruce Botelho, Sen. Dennis Egan, Assembly member Loren Jones and Tlingit Elder Marie Olson.After brief introductory remarks by French, Mallott spoke about his hopes...
So far, no candidates for Valley seat

...candidates. It is occupied now by Assemblyman Randy Wanamaker, who is not running for reelection. Wanamaker was an assembly member from 2001 through 2009, but this is his first term since then. District 2 comprises the Mendenhall Valley, Auke...
Empire Editorial: Juneau's secondhand shops have chance to be heroes

...stores have the opportunity to be heroes, even if they're the reluctant kind.The 7-2 passage of an ordinance by Assembly members this week will require shops that re-sell electronics, jewelry and gold valued at more than $50 to hold those...


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