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State Senate candidate opposes free meals for kids

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage school board member and state Senate candidate Don Smith says he opposes more free meals for poor students in Anchorage.Smith opposes a proposal to provide boxed meals at 12 after-school...
Empire editorial: Calendar works against passage of statewide sales tax

...legislation during this session is running out. A statewide sales tax could be a key component of the strategy to balance accounts, but the final chapter will have to wait until the next session. Don Smith 586-1428
Fireweed Place options avoid displacement of seniors

...the Assembly to justify the grant at a time when funding for a wide variety of city programs and other obligations is so stressed. Hopefully a long-term solution will emerge this summer. Don Smith 586-1428
Empire editorial: Juneau's foundation built on the socio-economic benefits of mining it currently exists is unwieldy, duplicative and far-reaching." The proposed changes to the mining ordinance have been debated adequately by all sides and should move forward quickly. Don Smith 586-1428
Go slow on mine changes

Don Smith's editorial Sunday leaves little for one's imagination. There can be absolutely no doubt about his allegiance, dedication...
Empire editorial: Vote for school bonds taxes. Beyond the brick and mortar improvements, the community and school district must invest an equal amount of energy in supporting its teachers and creating programs for the future. Don Smith 586-1428
Thank you

...Bullwinkle s; Renda Heimbigner, Capital City Weekly; John Holmquist, Evergreen Motors, Inc.; Bob Anderson, First Bank; Don Smith, Juneau Empire; Dorothy Collard, Juneau Gastineau Rotary; Lisa Bell, Juneau Rotary; Steve Allwine, Mendenhall Auto...
Empire editorial: Citizens Advisory Board seeks new members

...addressed to: Citizens Advisory Board, Juneau Empire, 3100 Channel Drive, Juneau, AK 99801. Letters can also be sent via e-mail to: . Deadline is June 6. Don Smith 586-1428
Empire editorial: A diverse vision for Juneau's waterfront

...The Preliminary Waterfront Concept and Master Plan will be presented July 7-11, and the final plan will be submitted in late October. Do your part by participating in shaping the vision. Don Smith 586-1428
Totem Creek permit approval approaches its final stages

...Game will become more sensitive to the incalculable damage suffered by permit applicants who have had to suffer through interminable delays and subjective surprises in the permitting process. Don Smith 586-1428


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