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Bartlett names five CEO finalists

After months of searching and preliminary interviews, the Bartlett Regional Hospital board of directors has identified five finalists for the hospital's CEO position, two of which are from Alaska.
Juneau libraries' e-book popularity surges

...That could be the result of a smaller budget rather than people reading less print, said Robert Barr, library director for the City and Borough of Juneau. The print budget has decreased about 20 percent over the past six years."I'm not convinced...
Retirement board challenges inaction on pension debt

Challenging the slow pace of the governor and Legislature in dealing with Alaska's underfunded pension plans, the Alaska Retirement Management Board trustees Thursday voted to try to force the issue and speed up paying off the debt.
Harbor upgrade could cause boat launch woes

...demolish and rebuild DeHarts, and update existing Statter Harbor infrastructure, Carl Uchytil, docks and harbors director for the City and Borough of Juneau, said at the Chamber of Commerce lunch lecture on Thursday. This work, combined with planned...
Invasive species bill advances in House

...DNR who addressed the committee repeatedly referred during the meeting.Marlene Campbell, government relations director for the City and Borough of Sitka, testified on her own community's struggle with Dvex."Sitka is the first Alaska site...
City panel OKs eagle nest buffer variance

After heated discussion Tuesday night, the Juneau Planning Commission approved a variance to build the Juneau access highway near three eagle nests.
Panhandle wildlife gets new scrutiny on state coastal trail

Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage is now a precedent-setting wildlife viewing trail.
City puts Amalga Harbor renovation project out to bid

At least one state official in Juneau is excited about upcoming improvements to Amalga Harbor endorsed by the city and borough planning commission this week. Tom Donek said he is a fisherman in addition to being access coordinator for the Division of Sport Fish in the Alaska Fish and Game Department. The department will pick up most of the tab for the Amalga Harbor improvements.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Wendie Marriott, head of the center for almost seven years, is leaving after more than a decade with the city of Juneau to take over as Parks and Recreation director for the city of Unalaska. She will get a hefty raise, but Marriott insists it's not about the money.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

After a year-long search for a new conductor, the symphony has narrowed the field from 90 applicants down to four candidates. Each will spend six weeks in Juneau working with the symphony as part of the selection process.


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