Municipal election open offices, voting announcement

The filing period for the upcoming City and Borough of Juneau Assembly and Juneau School Board elections opens 8 a.m. on Aug. 7.The office seats available are mayor, district 1 assembly member...
Empire Editorial: Whale sculpture a worthy endeavor

...Today, this paper again throws its support behind this worthy project. We're not alone. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly has supported the project, as has the core committee that is still spending its time and energy bringing it to fruition...
$6.7M OK'd for city projects

The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly voted Monday night with nearly unanimous support to appropriate more than $6.7 million dollars for several city improvement...
Lands committee tackles big issue tonight

Before the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly meets tonight to consider a project with significant implications for the future of Juneau's downtown, its lands committee will...
Group petitions for removal of Mississippi flag from Juneau display

Two weeks ago, Matt McGuan and Marc Wheeler told the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly about a growing movement seeking to remove Mississippi's flag from the stretch of state banners lining Egan Drive downtown...
Transit dream faces fiscal reality

...Jesse Kiehl, a member of the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly, attended Fisk's presentation, and though he thinks...the city's consideration. Earlier this year, the Juneau Assembly allocated $150,000 to the city manager for the...
Assembly approves raise for city manager

...will receive a 3 percent raise in the coming fiscal year, bringing her salary to $153,824.32 annually.The Juneau Assembly approved the increase at its meeting Monday evening following an annual performance review carried out during executive...
Empire Editorial: Airport's snow plan is too heavy a load for CBJ

...That includes a $1.8 million refund to the federal government for work it already paid for.They're asking the Juneau Assembly to put a bond issue on this fall's ballot. If the bond passes, the CBJ would borrow about $10 million to pay...
Alaska is beating drunk driving

...By the numbersOn June 22, Juneau Police Chief Bryce Johnson presented some good news to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly. Presenting the department's annual crime report, he noted that property crimes had dropped while violent crime...
Juneau Assembly has money for Gastineau Apartments demolition if Barretts don't pay

In advance of a November deadline on a demolition order for Gastineau Apartments, the Juneau Assembly has transferred $1.8 million from another project to pay for the building's demise.City Attorney Amy Mead said during the...


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