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Eminent domain no longer imminent for Gastineau Apartments

The Gastineau Apartments remain on Franklin Street and will stand for an unknown period of time longer, still under the ownership of James Barrett. Another deadline has passed without action from Barrett or his mother, Camilla.
Empowered pool board may answer to Parks and Rec.

Although the Assembly agreed to the voter-approved empowered pool board earlier this month, the decision may see compromise.
For Gastineau Apts, tide changes again

Gastineau Apartments owner James Barrett has a new demolition agreement with the City and Borough of Juneau.
Downtown Juneau's endless cycle: Housing versus parking

Some downtown business owners are pleading with the city not to take away the North Franklin parking lot.
Tall Timbers' appeal mulled

The battle for Haven House, a transitional home for released female prisoners, may be coming to a close.
Around town for Monday, March 23

...Language class, 5:30-7 p.m., UAS, Egan Room 115. Hosted by The Learning Connection. Free.Assembly Committee of the Whole Meeting, 6 p.m., City Hall Assembly Chambers.Mount Juneau Cribbage Club, 6 p.m., Rockwell Restaurant...
Assembly Meeting wrap-up: Giant whale statue to arrive in summer

The city is considering sludge solutions and the West Douglas road extension, but the big news out of Monday's Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday night was that Juneau's long-awaited giant whale sculpture will arrive this summer.
CBJ holds hope to sell lot for housing

The City and Borough of Juneau isn't ready to give up the downtown North Franklin Parking Lot unless it can be sure it will go towards housing. "The way the property is sitting right now, it's being inefficently used," Mayor Merrill Sanford said.
Cuts meet cuts as city, schools talk budget

The city and its school district came together for the first time Monday night at a Committee of the Whole meeting to discuss school budget planning for fiscal year 2016 and potential cuts due to funding uncertainty.
Alaska fisheries board opens 10-day meeting in Sitka

A 10-day meeting of the Alaska State Board of Fisheries has begun in Sitka.


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