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Assemblyman's housing idea won't work

...are vacating, rests solely with the city assessors office and this town's 60-plus real estate agents. In Assessor Jim Canary's own words, "The value of real estate is based solely on the type of property and location." Therein lies the...
ACLU fights tax break break to the Anchorage Baptist Temple was excessive, while others were not getting the same deal. City assessor Jim Canary said no churches in Juneau would take advantage of the bill, because they do not own homes for teachers of their schools...
Feeling the Crunch

...home in Juneau has climbed to $310,000 and property values are swelling by 1 percent a month, Juneau City Assessor Jim Canary said. Skyrocketing prices have made Juneau the most expensive city in the Pacific Northwest. Even Seattle lags behind...
Remedies for housing crunch include sewers, a bridge, trimming red tape

...for higher-end housing. The city is planning to subdivide 52 acres at Lena Point to create 48 lots. City Assessor Jim Canary estimated the cheapest lot would sell for at least $75,000. The city also is working on a cottage housing ordinance...
Planners reject fuel tank farm

...Kendziorek said the most compelling reason for the "no" vote, however, was testimony from the city's assessor, Jim Canary. "It really came down to the opinion of the city assessor - that it would have a clear impact on property values in...
Missing ring shows up after two years

Elaine and Jim Canary of Juneau thought for sure they would never again see her diamond wedding ring, lost on a business trip to Petersburg. Sound...
Local support abounds for victims' families

...and Rescue including Max Mielke, volunteer chief at the Glacier Station, Brad Waldron, Mark Fuette, Steve Byers, Jim Canary and Chuck Gasparek. "We bussed tables, served water, coffee and juice," Mielke said. Heather Howard, manager...
Breaking Ground in 2005

...density. Since the second half of 2004, property values have swelled by 1 percent a month, according to city Assessor Jim Canary. The average single-family home in 2005 cost $310,000, about $44,000 more than in 2004. Juneau has the highest...
City's largest taxpayer parlays big tax cut

...Juneau borough, the Greens Creek Mine, is getting a huge property tax cut next year, according to Juneau Assessor Jim Canary. Sound off on the important issues at This year the mine is valued at $113 million. Next year, Canary said, the...
City taxes to climb for Admiralty Island mine

...value go up this year, not down as the Empire had earlier reported. The numbers are not yet final, but Juneau Assessor Jim Canary said he expected the final value of the Admiralty Island mine to be between $120 million and $130 million. That's...


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