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Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town

...there. Coston, the city planner, is passionate about town beautification, cutting brush, and the trash clean-up city workers and volunteers have done over the relatively snow-free winter. Kayla Drumm, a high school junior interning with...
Empire Editorial: Doing less with fewer

...operations as they've been are no longer financially plausible. There's no way to keep all current services as-is. If city workers are spread too thin, it will be that much harder to do things right and on time. The "do more with less" mantra...
City workers shouldering more after job cuts

A couple months after the fiscal year 2015 budget was adopted, cuts have become real for a group of city employees who lost their jobs to help balance an approximately $6 million shortfall.
CBJ tax hike is taken off the table the end of FY2016.Throughout the budgeting process, the Assembly cut 15 city employees' jobs. It also cut all city workers' parking passes, a cost of $52,000 per year. City employees will now have to pay about $600 per year to park...
Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...non-balanced budget."Besides the lower-than-predicted tax revenue, previously negotiated pay and benefit increases for city workers also contributed to the mismatch in budget projections and reality for 2014."That gap gets bigger real quick...
Alaska mushers in lead on Iditarod's final stretch

...and one was withdrawn, leaving 53 teams on the trail.While the mushers rested in White Mountain, volunteers and city workers prepared Nome for the finish. The Iditarod banner was hung over the finish line, the famous burled arch.City crews...
Cruise season will begin early

...announcement created a whirlwind of activity downtown as city workers and business owners rushed to get ready for the 1...Aside from cosmetic touches to downtown facilities, city workers on Thursday erected security measures, such as fences...
Mayor vetoes repeal of Anchorage labor law avoid property tax increases, he said."I want you to be well-compensated. I truly do," Hall said to the city workers at the meeting. "But by the same token, there's a huge portion of the community that are struggling, and having...
Sarah Palin's official mayoral SUV listed on eBay

...She resigned as governor in 2009, about halfway through her first term.Palin's mayoral vehicle was used by other city workers after she left office. Like other old city vehicles that become surplus, any money earned from the sale of the Expedition...
Mayoral and assembly candidate forum

...figure out how that is done.Nowlin: Besides cutting services that we already have now. For the past little while, city workers have been on a pay freeze. With inflation is actually reducing buying power. If we need to cut things we need to look...


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