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In Juneau politics, Douglas Island looms large

...Juneau in 1970, when what were then the City of Juneau and the City of Douglas were consolidated together with the Greater Juneau Borough.That was the same year Dennis Egan moved to the island."I think that a lot of people that live on the island...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-15/juneau-politics-douglas-island-looms-la
Local
This Day in History

...Elmendorf Air Force Base, near Anchorage. Unification of the "home rule" cities of Juneau and Douglas and the greater Juneau borough was flatly rejected by voters. In the nation In 1789, President-elect George Washington left Mount Vernon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041607/sta_20070416008.shtml
News
My Turn: A founding charter commissioner's view

...of government by popular vote, followed by the election of a charter commission to unify the city and former Greater Juneau Borough into the single city-borough it has been for the past three decades. I served as a city councilman, an elected...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011503/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Return to wards?

...Point and included West Juneau), District 2 the old city of Douglas and District 3, the remainder of the former Greater Juneau Borough. Obviously these districts had population figures that varied by more than 10 percent. Since 1970, the boundaries...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022603/let_letter4.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Americans are unaware of the sinister government takeover of our toilets and showers. If you look through the Greater Juneau Borough ordinances and the building code you will find, buried in the bowels of the humdrum verbiage, required specifications...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042100/Ope_wiley.shtml
Oppose public land giveaway

...National Monument with Glacier Bay National Park were designated an international biosphere reserve. In 1989, the Greater Juneau Borough Assembly endorsed a proposal that the remaining 100,000 acres on the Mansfield Peninsula be protected for public...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102401/let_letland.shtml
Opinion
Mendenhall wetlands play vital role to the area

...the refuge: ``Ron Somerville and Peter Shepherd of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game appeared before the Greater Juneau Borough Assembly. The pair had just completed a study and inventory of the enormous resources of the area and they had...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082099/Com_wild.html
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Obituaries

...of the TAPS Task Force formed to lobby Congress for the construction of the pipeline, and as a member of the Greater Juneau Borough Planning and Zoning Commission. Daugherty was a Master Mason and a 50-year member of the Anchorage Lodge No...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021801/Loc_obits.html
Local
Accumulated fragments: The little long-lost towns and villages of the CBJ

...in 1950 it had reached 699.1 In 1970 the city of Juneau merged with the city of Douglas and the surrounding Greater Juneau Borough to form the current home rule municipality.Fish CreekOn the northern end of Douglas Island, a creek called Fish...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-06-10/accumulated-fragments-little-long-l
Neighbors | 100 Anniversary
Obituaries

...Before his Legislative Affairs Agency service, Berrier was employed as a lobbyist and municipal attorney for the Greater Juneau Borough, and after unification, for the City and Borough of Juneau. In a January 1986 interview with the Juneau Empire...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092200/Com_Obits.html
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