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'We're here because we remember'

...together to work with people we disagree with, people we may not like, in order to take care of veterans and the citizens of Juneau," Thorsteinson said.The audience, including members of the Alaska Legislature such as Sen. Dennis Egan and...
From condemned to high-rise condos?

...develop the property."We want to shine a little light on something that has been a bone of contention for the citizens of Juneau," Bauer said, referring to the fact that the Gastineau Apartments has been condemned for more than two years now...
Letter: Retain sales tax exemption for all seniors

...Plus, there is no sales tax.To local stores, I would offer an apology, but where were you when the senior citizens of Juneau needed your support? If you don't have my back, I don't have yours!Come to the Assembly meeting at 7 p...
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...
Juneau will only gain from Medicaid expansion

Juneau has much to gain from Gov. Bill Walker's proposed expansion of Medicaid.
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...
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...
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...
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...


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