My Turn: Winter lacks a money-back guarantee

...these city services are in no position to be giving money back. I am confident that this one poor winter will have little impact on the sale of season's passes for the upcoming winter. If warm rain and a lack of snow torment Juneau's winter lovers...
Will high school activities make the grade?

...what are the afteraffects, what are the impacts. Not that the decision doesn't have...where we are at. I agonize over the same impacts of things like increasing class size...its about all that trickles down and the impact on our student body, on our professional...
Kodiak Launch Complex courts new customers

...raised questions about public safety, cumulative environmental impacts, unjustified cost to the state and "the corporation's lack...the local economy, bringing about $300 million in economic impact to the Kodiak area, he said.It costs about $2.5 million...
Changes coming to NBA

...postseason.But what was deliberated Thursday and Friday at the NBA's Board of Governors meeting could have the greatest impact on the league going forward.There were not minor tweaks or subtle adjustments discussed. This was stuff that could change...
Legislature approves all of Walker's commissioners in marathon joint session

...just days before his confirmation vote.The U.S. Supreme Court will soon make a determination on gay marriage that will impact Alaska's October ruling in the Hamby v. Parnell case, brought last year by a group of same-sex couples.The attorney...
State | AK legislature
Legislators reverse $1.75M in cuts to Alaska Marine Highway

...decision. "It's good news, it's not excellent news."The committee made other add-backs to the system that don't impact the state's general fund, including OKing a 4.5 percent fare increase on top of the one that kicks in next month.The...
State | AK legislature
Big Thorne timber injunction denied

...District Court Judge Ralph Beistline ruled in March the USFS followed the proper process in considering environmental and wildlife impacts, dismissing the lawsuit brough on by 10 environmental groups. In his 25-page decision, Beistline ruled that the USFS followed...
State | Local
Pure Sole: Dear JD: A basketball love story

...We both moved on.We both wanted what was best for the other.You built your new career in the valley and have made great impacts on the world and I have kept my familiar beliefs in the city and am doing just as well.But something is absent.Times are...
Capital budget includes $25 million in federal money for Juneau Road

...order is lifted and the project gets through the environmental impact process.Ottesen said the federal government decides what projects...Knik Arm Crossing likely won't be used in FY 2016 and won't impact other projects.Walker said in a news conference Saturday that...
State | AK legislature
Jackson resigns from Planning Commission

...revision of the CBJ Comprehensive Plan to respond to state budget cuts. "We are a government town and the budget cuts will impact everything from housing to jobs," Jackson told the Empire Thursday. "The municipality would be proactive by doing this deed...


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