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Ketchikan borough considers body cameras for animal control

...allegations of abuse. Some officials say those interactions with the public can leave pet owners growling.Assistant Borough Manager Deanna Garrison called some citations "explosive."Still, other committee members worry body cameras would lead...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-07/ketchikan-borough-considers-body-camera
State
Mat-Su cuts price of unused ferry after years without buyer

...dropped from $6 million to $5 million and now the borough is only asking for $2 million, reported KTVA-TV.Borough manager John Moosey said the borough is doing whatever it can to sell the ferry, which they said has led to a huge money...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/mat-su-cuts-price-unused-ferry-after-ye
State
KayHi softball season jeopardized by seashell fragments found in Dudley Field

...there could be "tough decisions," said Assistant Borough Manager Deanna Garrison."If none of the user groups want...completed.Garrison, who is acting manager while Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst is out of town, said the borough is...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-14/kayhi-softball-season-jeopardized-seas
Sports
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...Community revenue sharing is really vital for our community, which has few other resources."? From Wrangell, borough manager Jeff Jabusch offered his piece: "The combination of jail funding and loss of revenue sharing would require Wrangell...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/alaska-legislature-makes-cuts-ripples-w
State | AK legislature
How a planned fiber-optic link from Juneau to Whitehorse will benefit you

...2015 and start to carry traffic on it."The Skagway Assembly has not yet approved the landing site for the cable. Borough Manager Scott Hahn said they have some concerns about its location at Smuggler's Cove, currently used as a park. Those...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-20/how-planned-fiber-optic-link-juneau-whi
Local
Kodiak to close landfill incinerator

...destroy medical waste, sensitive documents, oil-soaked rags, and cremating pets or other euthanized animals, borough manager Bud Cassidy said."Probably the biggest issue is disposal of medical waste," Cassidy said.After the incinerator...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/kodiak-close-landfill-incinerator
State
Explosion rattles Petersburg

...the sense is like, 'What is this?'" Petersburg Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht said in a phone interview Tuesday...things going on that I don't see."Giesbrecht, the borough manager, echoed the sentiment."It's a pretty safe place...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-16/explosion-rattles-petersburg
Local
Oil company seeks to export Yukon crude from Skagway

...There's no oil and gas permits needed for trucking that crude from Canada to Skagway," she said.Interim Skagway borough manager Emily Deach said the company probably will not need a local permit, either. "If they're going to be trucking...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-09/oil-company-seeks-export-yukon-crude-sk
State
Letter: Gov. Parnell was honest, not threatening

...to set the record straight in regard to Gov. Sean Parnell's comments during his visit to Ketchikan a week ago.Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst, Borough Mayor Dave Kiffer and I met with the governor during that visit. Together, we discussed...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-02-18/letter-gov-parnell-was-honest-not-thr
Letters
Alaska Editorial: Gov. didn't threaten

...contributions to school districts in organized boroughs.None of the 60 legislators introduced a bill to that effect. Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst and four Assembly members didn't agree with that result. Thus, the lawsuit.It remains to be seen...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-14/alaska-editorial-gov-didnt-threaten
Opinion

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