Gastineau Apartments fire: Arson or accident?

...The fate of the building, which fell into disrepair after the first fire, will be a topic of discussion at the next city Assembly meeting April 6. The city has expressed interest in seizing the property for public use through eminent domain. A...
University of Alaska's presumptive president visits Juneau for question session

...through to become the next leader of the state university system.Representatives from the Juneau School District, the city Assembly, the Legislature and the general public showed up to meet the man who will most likely fill the shoes of current UA...
State | Local
Mildred Post Boesser

...peace and equality led her to always speak her truth: writing letters to the editor, testifying to legislatures, city assemblies and school boards. Her strong, compassionate voice with its pure and simple message of love and acceptance was highly...
Senators hear public notices bill

...publishing public notices in local newspapers.Through SB36, sponsored by Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, a city assembly would be permitted to pass an ordinance allowing the municipality to post public notices only on the city's website...
State | AK legislature
Letter to the Editor: Sales tax increase is bad idea

If the City Assembly decides to eliminate all or part of the senior tax exemptions, seniors will look out for their own pocketbooks. The city government...
Sitka hospital to request loan from city in a nine-month line of credit to address a cash flow emergency.Administrators are planning to go before the city Assembly today to make a formal request, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported."We have zero days' cash on hand," hospital...
Big water and sewer projects planned

...source."It's a Brita water filter on a municipal scale," Watt said after his presentation.Depending on what the city Assembly decides, parts of these projects could be funded by water utility rate increases, Duncan said. A rate study done...
'Never a bad time to plan' for the future

...the beginning of the meeting the city's $12 million shortfall projected for fiscal years 2015 and 2016."(The city assembly) wants an economic development plan, a concerted, sustained, focused path," she said.The two firms will be...
City's shortfall is $15 million, not $12 million

...when we talked about the budget last year," Kiefer said.At last night's assembly finance committee meeting, city assembly and staff were mentioning a $12 million deficit and $13 million deficit. To cut down on confusion, Kiefer said...
Ice rink, school district advocates speak up

Skaters, coaches and parents showed up at Monday's city assembly meeting to speak out against closing the Treadwell Arena two extra months.Turning the rink into an eight-month ice facility...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback