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Ugly then and ugly now

I am a resident of Juneau who was here when Nimbus first arrived. Suddenly, one day in 1978, the citizens of Juneau woke up and found this monstrosity sitting in front of the new courthouse. Nobody quite knew how it got there, but as the local...
Empire Editorial: Rie Munoz: On our walls and in our hearts

...And from that day on we were all sure of Rie.That first job at the Daily Alaska Empire introduced her to the citizens of Juneau and she fell in love with each and every one of us.She was touched by Alaska, and as she moved about it, Alaska...
Juneau will only gain from Medicaid expansion

Juneau has much to gain from Gov. Bill Walker's proposed expansion of Medicaid.
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...will work with anybody to protect Juneau's well being.Also Cathy has had years of experience representing the citizens of Juneau. Cathy served on the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly from 1995 to 2001. She was first elected into the Alaska...
My Turn: An empowered board for pools makes sense

Citizens of Juneau voted by a 57-43 margin to give the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly...Swimming, to name a few. Although I am writing this as a private citizen of Juneau, I am a longtime member of the CBJ Parks and Recreation Youth Activity...
Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall now 'open for business'

...administrative assistant at the Andrew Hope Building, is excited about the changes. "The EP Hall will provide citizens of Juneau with a wonderful choice in hosting their events," Gregory said. "We would like to get the word out that we are 'open...
Juneau got LBGT-friendlier in 2014

Juneau has become a friendlier place for lesbians and gays in 2014, mostly thanks to the 9th District Court of Appeals decision finding same-sex marriage bans unconstitutional.
Bravo Juneau, but literacy also takes work

...promoting literacy, very, very few cities have the enthusiasm and commitment of Juneau. I do not know if you, as citizens of Juneau, realize how fortunate you are to have the leadership of people like Brenda Hewitt of Rotary, and Heather Mitchell...
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: 'Mount Trashmore' - it's complicated

...the COC from Pacific Waste will provide CBJ and the citizens of Juneau with the most direct means to gain control of the first step toward granting the CBJ and the citizens of Juneau a viable solution to our growing trash problem...
Alaska State Museum to host Final Friday, celebrating the end of an era

...Museum" - was designed by architect Linn A. Forrest and funded in part by the first-ever sales tax approved by the citizens of Juneau to house the state's treasures that had been collected since 1900. Since that time, the collection has grown...


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