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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...
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...
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

...picking up a big piece of the cost of uncompensated care. So, expanding Medicaid will save the citizens of Juneau money. Finally, as citizens of Juneau and members of this community, we should care enough to make sure those in need of medical care...
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...
Juneau got LBGT-friendlier in 2014

...argue that Juneau does pretty well for a town of its size. "It's everyone's responsibility to reach out to the citizens of Juneau," Kiefer said of local government and agencies. "The makeup of the population varies greatly, and that's what...
Letter: Trial will help community heal

...for each party to present their side of the incident in an open and public setting. Only in this setting will the citizens of Juneau hear firsthand the circumstances of the incident, which will hopefully help to heal the wounds of our divided community...
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...
Letter: How much is the 'Field of Fireweed' worth?

...thought it was worth at its current zoning. In asking the CBJ to rezone it for industrial use, they are asking the citizens of Juneau for a gift of whatever increased value that would give them. Now that we know we are being asked to pay the price...


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