Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

On Monday night, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly's Committee of the Whole was confronted with the price tag of the most likely fix to the city's sewage problem.Since 2010...
My Turn: A 'Housing First' step

...offices. Fundraising is underway, with the goal of breaking ground this summer. This month, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly unanimously passed a resolution to commit $1.5 million to the project. That commitment strengthens the application...
Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...public swimming pools is hanging in limbo nearly three months after voters approved a ballot measure allowing the Juneau Assembly to create an empowered pool management board. The new Parks and Recreation director, Kirk Duncan, said on Friday...
Juneau Assembly considers diverting tobacco tax revenue to social services

On Wednesday, members of the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Finance Committee agreed that funds from an increase in Juneau's tobacco tax should be used for community services if possible...
Deadline for Gastineau Apartments sale nears

...sitting - and moldering - since the Nov. 5, 2012 fire that left the building uninhabitable. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly has tired of waiting to see it repaired. Now, it's moving forward with plans to purchase the downtown apartment...
Empire Editorial: Pass, then puff

This week, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly agreed upon a 10-month moratorium on discussion of marijuana-related businesses in Juneau. The moratorium means the city will...
Dahl named new chamber CEO

...hasn't technically started yet, Dahl said he's already tracking legislative bills and attending City and Borough of Juneau Assembly meetings with the chamber's needs in mind and a goal of keeping chamber members well informed."My overall philosophy...
Increased cigarette tax to get public hearing

An expensive habit is likely to get more expensive.The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly will hold a public hearing on an increase to the cigarette excise tax Feb. 2.As part of its consent agenda Monday, the CBJ...
My Turn: Keystone XL Pipeline deserves the President's scrutiny

...much at stake for a world pressing up against two degrees Celsius, the President is right to scrutinize the Keystone XL Pipeline.? Kate Troll is a member of the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly. The views expressed are her own.
Empire Editorial: Firework use should come down to respect

...completion of the holiday season, the Empire received a few letters from residents asking for the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly to consider pursuing an ordinance on firework use.We sympathize; it wouldn't be pleasant to put a Christmas celebration...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback