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Docks board approves $50,000 'Band-Aids' for DeHart's

The City and Borough of Juneau's Docks and Harbors Board Thursday unanimously approved $50,000 to put what a city official termed "Band-Aids" on DeHart's Marina, in hopes of allowing the dilapidated boat dock to operate through the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-04-07/docks-board-approves-50000-band-aids-de
Local
Thane Campground caretaker?s contract not renewed

...campground caretaker, choosing instead to have a city employee oversee day-to-day duties and fee collection. A city official said other changes will include heightened security at the campsite. The decision came exactly one month after a shooting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050310/loc_631968682.shtml
News
Yup'ik voters and Bethel reach deal on interpreters

...voting materials under an agreement with the Native American Rights Fund and the American Civil Liberties Union, a city official said. The two groups, which brought a lawsuit on behalf of Yup'ik speakers, had contended that translators haven't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071609/sta_464474331.shtml
Empire Editorial: 'Cadillac of parking meters' really just a lemon

...into what appears to be a bottomless pit.When the city was shopping for a new way to manage downtown parking, one city official described the system they purchased from Aparc for $400,000 as the "Cadillac of parking meters." Nearly three...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-24/empire-editorial-cadillac-parking-met
Opinion
Filing period for Assembly and school board spots opened Friday; Dybdahl termed out

...a three-year term. Dybdahl has termed-out, meaning he has reached the maximum three terms in three years, a city official said. Becker and Crane are both finishing their first terms.Candidates must be qualified voters in Juneau; qualified...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-05/filing-period-assembly-and-school-board
Local
My turn: High and dry out Thane

...assessment more than doubled this year. It's not like we're not contributing to the city coffer. Yesterday I asked a city official this question. I've asked lots of city officials this question. I got the usual shrug. Either there is a conspiracy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-08-25/my-turn-high-and-dry-out-thane
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Just say 'no' to Sarah

...with her dad on "Sarah Palin's Alaska."Sarah Palin was a good governor, for an inexperienced former Wasilla city official in her first term. She was a terrible choice for vice president - she lacked polish, experience with national politics...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-02/empire-editorial-just-say-no-sarah
Opinion | Sarah Palin
Airport manager to retire May 15

...with her 66th birthday, she said."It's a birthday present," Johnson joked.Johnson is the second prominent city official to announce plans for retirement in as many weeks. City Attorney John Hartle said last Monday that he is leaving the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-02/airport-manager-retire-may-15
Local
New and recently published summer books

...Enigma of China" by Qiu Xiaolong (Minotaur). Chief Inspector Chen investigates the hanging death of a Shanghai city official - did he really commit suicide? Nonfiction:"The Center Holds" by Jonathan Alter (Simon & Schuster). A campaign...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-05-30/new-and-recently-published-summer-books
Art
Planners OK permit for new apartments

...a conditional use permit that would allow for the construction of a 12-unit apartment building on Delta Drive, a City official said Wednesday.The applicant, Delta Park LLC., proposed the replacement of a single family dwelling at the end...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-10/planners-ok-permit-new-apartments
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