No 'starter homes' sold in past year

...Juneau wants to attract - to look elsewhere for a home.The solution to that could be more mobile home subdivisions, said contractor Dave Hanna."That's a home almost any young person can get into," he said. "That's a way to get started."Wayne...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...irrigate desert fields, giant boondoggle dams nobody wanted or needed built to keep the pork flowing from Washington to contractors in western states, Jimmy Carter's ill-fated attempts to reign in the Bureau of Reclamation, the Bureau's infighting...
Egan construction update

...It's definitely a safety improvement."Last fall, contractor Ever Electric installed the light pole bases. Right now...highway."It'll fluctuate and it really depends on the contractor's schedule," he said. "It'll vary depending on where...
Global, national economics influence Alaska could "absolutely" see an impact from the controversial SB21 tax structure.The bank services resource extraction contractors that do jobs for major producers like garbage disposal, road maintenance and fuel transportation."They need to increase...
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JDHS boys basketball team thanks Fast Break Club

...Local 942, Ike's Fuel, Breeze In, Nizich Family Dental, Juneau Community Foundation, ABC Center, Alaska Commercial Contractors, Alaska Pacific Bank, Juneau Bone & Joint Center, Delta Western, HoopTime Basketball, First National Bank of Alaska...
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: 'Mount Trashmore' - it's complicated

...even when day-to-day service is outsourced to a private contractor, allows the municipality to control the particulars of trash...problem. With the COC in hand, CBJ can negotiate terms with a contractor for trash collection that emphasizes recycling and volume...
Aurora Harbor shuffle to begin this fall

...driving new piling and fabricating the new concrete float system," city port director Carl Uchytil said. "We anticipate contractors to mobilize in October and be done in May of next year."Affected Aurora Harbor residents and boat owners - those with...
Augustus Brown pool could close temporarily

...millions of dollars in repairs, she said, including installation of new plumbing, a new heating tank and a new roof. A contractor will evaluate the facility to determine how many repairs it needs and if and when the pool would reopen, she said. The pool's...
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...Mitchell Pit, one of the three open pits at KSM - originally proposed to be a mile deep, something the pre-assessment contractor called "unprecedented" - will be almost exactly the depth of Kennecott.In other words, KSM will be as deep as the deepest...
Outside Editorial: Put more sunshine into U.S. Senate campaigns

...reports, but allows senators to send paper copies to the Federal Election Commission. The FEC then sends paper to a private contractor for keyboarding into the web. Typing?The Senate must dispense with this antiquated system. Taxpayers must object to the...


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