Bethel asks governor to declare emergency after school fire and rebuild the school, which contained asbestos. Bethel needs to hire certified crews to clear the debris.City Manager Ann Capela and the Department of Homeland Security drafted the declaration. She said the fire is an opportunity for...
A sit down with the new mayor

...your top priorities for the rest of 2015?Fisk: Well, the first thing we have to accomplish is the working on the city manager issue. We had a meeting updating us on the process on Tuesday night, and we're still trying to refine a list of...
Gastineau demo bid OK'd sessions.At the start of the meeting, several prominent community members, including Rep. Cathy Munoz and City Manager Kim Kiefer, thanked outgoing mayor Merrill Sanford for his service."There are very few people in my lifetime who...
Meet the Nomeite in charge of Alaska's elections

...hide her lack of elections experience. "In my role as city manager, I wasn't that involved with elections," she said...Development. In 2008, she left that job to become Nome's city manager."For a local person, she's been pretty good...
Candidate profile: Merrill Sanford, Mayor

...change.First, we, the Assembly, need to fill the city manager's position. Our manager, retiring unexpectedly...evaluate and select the appropriate person to be our city manager.Juneau needs more housing for several kinds of populations...
Subdivision made easier

...subdivisions into a single chapter.Since then, the CDD has had two different directors and planners have come and gone. The city manager changed and so did the city attorney. And though the ordinance passed by the Assembly Monday didn't fit all of the...
To fight housing costs, city looks at tax breaks for subdivision and renovation

...members said is too long, is likely necessary for development due to Juneau's short construction season.Deputy City Manager Rob Steedle will write draft ordinances taking into concern the committee members' comments. Steedle said he is unsure...
City manager Kiefer announces her retirement

City and Borough of Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer will retire at the end...will be leaving my position as city manager effective December 31, 2015...take part in the search for a new city manager. Kiefer also said starting at...
City extends city manager search

...has extended the time frame for its search for a new city manager. After reviewing all 33 applications received, "the...Fairbanks, and postings on "relevant job boards." City Manager Kim Kiefer, who was originally slated to retire by...
Mets' young aces take on Royals in Series's biggest stage. They'll take on a determined and experienced Royals team that thrives on making consistent contact at the plate."There's only two teams left," Kansas City manager Ned Yost said. "The whole world is watching."
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