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Assembly members debate legality of discussing topics

...of McDowell Group, presented an update on the Economic Development Plan, highlighting seven priorities. The priorities...draft that is 50-60 percent complete.Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst and lead...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-23/assembly-members-debate-legality-topics
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Park(ing) Day

...benefits of "Complete Streets," like what Park(ing) Day promotes. These sheets cover everything from safety to economic development. Studies show these attractive streetscapes stimulate the economy, encourage investment and increase property...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/parking-day
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Northrim Bank officially completes takeover

...but "direct because Alaska is so small."Beedle said other areas of interest include working with the Juneau Economic Development Council and other regional organizations to change regulations to encourage development of affordable housing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/northrim-bank-officially-completes-take
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My Turn: The 'do nothing' style of Parnell's leadership

...us already knew it was coming." Susan Bell, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, wrote "many analysts predicted that the Affordable Care Act ... would be anything but affordable." Both...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/my-turn-do-nothing-style-parnells-lea
Opinion
Juneau asked, candidates answered

...from budget and tax issues to homelessness and economic development, and from hazing to graduation rates, with candidates...increase the cost of living, citing the Juneau Economic Development plan."If we can make cuts that bring in those...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-18/juneau-asked-candidates-answered
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My Turn: Juneau's tennis tragedy

...owns the Juneau Racquet Club, has failed. Therefore, with this letter I am appealing to our government, our Economic Development Council and the public for help talking sense to the Alaska Club.During the protest, I was told by an expert...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-18/my-turn-juneaus-tennis-tragedy
Opinion
Southeast art scene dwarfs that of US

...person, I costume and I do the arts, I do theater," she said after the Wednesday meeting. "With all of the economic development people, my argument is always: arts drives the economy. Their argument is, without the economy, you wouldn't...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-18/southeast-art-scene-dwarfs-us
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School board gives itself good grade

...President Sean O'Brien, whose term is also expiring.O'Brien is running for re-election against Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst and write-in candidate and former Floyd Dryden Middle School Principal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-16/school-board-gives-itself-good-grade
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My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

...than if it found a more accessible and prominent place.? Paul Voelckers is a local architect, former Juneau Economic Development Council president and a member of the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission; Jeff Bush is a former CBJ...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-12/my-turn-site-future-whale-sculpture-l
Opinion
Former FDMS principal runs for school board

...year.There are two other candidates for the seats: incumbent board Vice President Sean O'Brien and Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst. Holst was the co-chairman of the school board's community Budget Committee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/former-fdms-principal-runs-school-board
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