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Spurned by Spuhn Island

...Verizon, was one in a recent up-cropping of cellphone towers raised in the City and Borough, and it prompted the CBJ Assembly to revamp their effort to establish regulations for the placement and construction of towers.The plan and proposed...
Letter: CBJ has needs, but so do seniors

...customers from time to time. Right now, a new, substantial rate Increase is on the consent agenda for tonight's regular CBJ Assembly meeting. This is going to hit me and many others hard.Low and fixed-income seniors in our community, especially...
Pride Week events continue with poetry slam and Pride Prom

June is Pride Month in Juneau, a designation that was made official by the mayor on June 9 during the CBJ Assembly meeting. Pride Month is also celebrated around the country, and has been designated as such by President Obama every year since...
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Questioning Pride Week to be held in Juneau

...resolution naming June 2014 "Juneau Pride Month." This resolution will be presented at 7 p.m. June 9 during the CBJ Assembly meeting. President Obama has issued annual resolutions beginning in 2008, naming June "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and...
Empire Editorial: By two wheels or four, stay safe on the road

...state law in one important respect. Everyone younger than 18 who rides a bicycle is required to wear a helmet. The CBJ Assembly decided that in 2006, and we think it's a good idea - but not just for kids, for everyone.Alaska has a lot of...
My Turn: Juneau Access road is a distraction

...future generations. This will also help guide us in our recently-launched Economic Development Plan, initiated by the CBJ Assembly: www.juneaueconomicplan.orgWe also need the Governor to help our friends at DOTPF redirect their resources and efforts...
Empire Editorial: Bears and fire - the scent of the season

...fed bear is a dead bear, biologists say, and a fed bear may be eating from your pocketbook, too.Last year, the CBJ Assembly issued an ordinance that holds homeowners liable if they don't maintain bearproof garbage containers. Failing to keep...
My Turn: Get informed to change the healthcare debate

...We can do it.? Dixie Hood is a Juneau resident, has taught Psychology at the University of Alaska, has provided mental health services for state, local agencies and private practices, and ran as a candidate for the CBJ Assembly.
My Turn: Assembly must think differently to dodge pool closure

...can. Meanwhile, if you value the safety, fitness and social benefits that our downtown pool gives us, contact the CBJ Assembly and ask them to keep the Augustus Brown Pool open. There are better ways to make this work.? Steve Brockmann is a...
My Turn: CBJ budget deficit a chance to reexamine our priorities

...appreciates that difficult decisions are ahead as our CBJ Assembly tackles this problem. The FTFAF supports the Assembly's...administrative functions.It is opportune that the CBJ Assembly has initiated the Economic Development Plan in order...


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