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Community encouraged to attend economic development workshops

Two town hall meetings will be held this month to gather community input on the Juneau Economic Plan for the next 10 years. The first will be held at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Willoughby Avenue today from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-21/community-encouraged-attend-economic-de
Local
Letter: We need an experienced leader like Cathy Munoz

...are evidence of this. She has been a champion of small business and state employees and supported responsible economic development throughout Southeast Alaska.One of the most important things she does often goes unnoticed and unremarked. As...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-20/letter-we-need-experienced-leader-cat
Letters
Saturday Challenge

...my list is "STEM: The Saturday Thing," which is advertised as taking place at 9:30 a.m. at the Juneau Economic Development Center, 603 West Willoughby. 9:20 a.m.Am I in the right place? I'm sitting in my car in front of the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-20/saturday-challenge
Local
Edna Bay is newest Alaska city

...first to incorporate in a decade.Susan Bell, commissioner of the state Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, signed the certificate of incorporation for the city of Edna Bay, a small community on Kosciusko Island near...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-17/edna-bay-newest-alaska-city
Local
Planning begins for the 'Silver Tsunami'

...focus on the elderly who require nursing care, said Margaret O'Neal, director of operations for the Juneau Economic Development Council. The Housing Action Plan also wants to begin offering loans of up to $20,000 to people who want to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-16/planning-begins-silver-tsunami
Local
My Turn: Let's not cook the goose that lays the golden eggs

...unique way of life and bright economic prospects we do. To ensure this, we believe economic development today should not come at the expense of economic development tomorrow. Similarly, one industry should not "pollute the waters" of another...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-16/my-turn-lets-not-cook-goose-lays-gold
Opinion
$60M awarded in tribal housing grants

...problem because of overcrowding and frequent flooding."These grants are critical to promote better housing and economic development, and they also support self-determination," Castro said. "Our tribal partners, not Washington, decide...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-07/60m-awarded-tribal-housing-grants
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Oct. 6, 2014

...celebrated its one-year anniversary, and that party follows a summer in which the store won a grant from the Alaska Economic Development Council to open an ice cream cart next summer. Sweet deal!Thumbs down to the end of Spunky Sprouts, one of Juneau's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-06/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-o
Opinion
Letter: I voted for Gregory, and so should you

...vote for him as well.In my opinion, he is the candidate with the best focus on the critical issues of housing, economic development and education facing our community. In addition to that, he is a well-rounded candidate able to listen carefully...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-05/letter-i-voted-gregory-and-so-should-
Letters
Candidates on good behavior at debate

...world's largest salmon run)," he said. "I don't feel like we should trade one resource for another."Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst asked the candidates if they would consider bringing back the state's income...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-10/candidates-good-behavior-debate
Local

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