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Empire Editorial: Daylight saving time is a necessary inconvenience

...two-hour time difference.Juneau in particular has struggled with time troubles. In 1979, Mayor Bill Overstreet and the CBJ Assembly tried to move Juneau from Pacific Time to Yukon Time in order to reduce the two-hour difference between Juneau and...
Land trade helps city tackle housing

...provided the city with the opportunity to take a much-needed bite out of its housing problem, but it will be up to the CBJ Assembly to give the city the teeth it needs to make this happen, Chaney said.With "adequate funding," he said the city...
My Turn: Let's get the whale right

...professional. Downtown revitalization is one of the CBJ Assembly's top priorities. Yet, the current whale/park...Center, Bob Janes has scheduled a presentation to the CBJ Assembly on Monday, Oct. 26. I urge anyone interested to attend...
Not polling our weight they used to be and the trenches are getting deeper."It's a little bit of a disturbing trend to me," said CBJ Assembly member Jesse Kiehl, who like most everybody else has noticed the declining turnout. "Representative government always...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Today's debate with Juneau Board of Education candidates will be held at KTOO's @360 studio, and Tuesday's with CBJ Assembly and mayoral candidates will be at the University of Alaska Southeast's Egan Lecture Hall. If you intend to vote Oct...
My Turn: The admission fee for living in paradise They're a newly formed group reacting to proposed changes to the local sales tax exemption for seniors. The CBJ Assembly is preparing to vote on the issue next week and they want them to spread the new tax burden to others in a more fair and...
My Turn: It's not too late to move whale sculpture

...Housing concerns have topped everyone's priority list for as long as I can remember. At a recent retreat, the CBJ Assembly once again placed this issue on its list of critical goals.Yet little progress on this issue has been made. Discussions...
Auke Bay playground revamp gains momentum

...and was a voter approved project, the reallocation of funds is allowed, Means explained. However, approval by the CBJ Assembly, and eventually the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development, is also required.Assembly member Jessie...
Measure to ease establishment of home daycare centers advances from Assembly committee

...preventing aspiring child care providers from getting into the market could be lifted by the end of August.At the next CBJ Assembly meeting, the Lands and Resources Committee will introduce an amendment to the Table of Permissible Uses, which presents...
City granted $1.2M in Aparc lawsuit

...months before being removed late last year.A year and a half after the suit was filed, Mead announced at Monday's CBJ Assembly meeting that the federal court granted the city a summary judgment of $1.2 million on May 20."I just want to let...


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