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My Turn: A common neighbor as legislator

...Her credentials in this regard are long. She's had three terms in the legislature and three before that in the CBJ assembly. Plus, she's been very active in numerous nonprofits.Voter reliance on that kind of experience alone has been keeping...
Pure Sole: Intramural or intermural

...Germain, Floyd Dryden rep Haifa Sadighi, JDHS Principal Paula Casperson, Thunder Mountain Principal Dan Larson, CBJ assembly and Parks & Recreation rep Kristi West, and AAC community members Amy Skilbred, Tom Rutecki, Karen Lawfer, Peter...
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.
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down (Sept. 22)

...participated in the Juneau municipal candidate forum last week. More than 70 people showed up to hear candidates for the CBJ Assembly and school board share their views on the issues. The Empire was happy to work with KTOO-FM and Juneau Votes to put...
Letter: Gladziszewski dedicated, pragmatic and the right choice for Assembly

...issues.It's often said that local government is where "the rubber meets the road." It's certainly true that our CBJ Assembly makes decisions that directly affect virtually every aspect of life in this community. I would gladly entrust those...
Column: Closing the pool is a desperate answer to CBJ budget woes

...quality of user experience. The answer isn't to close the pool without debating raising additional revenue. At the CBJ assembly meeting in April, Bill Leighty, who is an avid swimmer at Augustus Brown, asked that everyone pay more to use to...
Letter: Stop the giveaway, vote "YES"

...wouldn't you know it? Now that I'm almost there the CBJ Assembly is considering doing away with the exemption because...of money will be more and more attractive.While the CBJ Assembly seriously considers taking tax breaks away from senior...
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...
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.
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...


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