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A $750K ride to the glacier

...facilitate the cost," he said to the 20 people aboard the bus. Some of the guests were other tour company owners, city leaders and elected state government officials, such as Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau.The cost of an electric bus is high...
UAB bringing football back

...might choose to build," he said. "We leave the specific type of facility and the exact location up to the mayor and city leaders and community leaders."Now comes a huge rebuilding process on the field.Many of the players have moved onto other...
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My Turn: Where have all Juneau's children gone?

...families and businesses. Our children deserve the opportunity to earn a living and raise their children here. Our city leaders have good plans in place to help accomplish this. Why not follow them?? Win Gruening retired as the senior vice president...
Empire Editorial: Build more homes - now

...benefiting builders and buyers alike.City leaders and planning commissioners are...We've been critical in the past of city leaders because they haven't done enough...time.Planning commissioners and city leaders are on the verge of simplifying...
Local cost of smoking may float higher

City leaders will soon vote on whether to increase the tobacco excise tax by an extra $2 per pack of cigarettes.The proposed increase to...
Empire Editorial: Juneau needs a one-and-done sales tax fix system is one that treats everyone equally. Based on public input, potential added revenue, and interviews with city leaders and members of the public, we encourage these changes:? Raise the sales tax cap to reflect inflation. It's been...
Downtown bridge fishing raises concerns

KETCHIKAN - Ketchikan city leaders have been asked to come up with ideas to address concerns with fishing from the Stedman Street Bridge.Residents who testified...
Spurned by Spuhn Island

...ordinance after the residents affected by the blinking lights of the Spuhn Island tower loudly voiced their complaints to city leaders. The 155-foot tower, built in 2012 by Verizon, was one in a recent up-cropping of cellphone towers raised in...
Empire Editorial: More needed to fix Juneau's housing crisis

City leaders made a step toward improving Juneau's affordable housing market Monday by approving the rezoning of 152 acres on Pederson Hill...
Empire Editorial: Don't worry over water works

...2015. More wells mean more usable water, plain and simple. The project will be paid for with a $3 million grant. City leaders often are criticized for being reactive rather than proactive when problems break the horizon. The city's budget...


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