School board OKs special election

...special bond election designed to beat an Alaska Legislature-imposed deadline.If the election is approved by the Juneau Assembly, voters will be asked whether to approve a bond issue of $20 million for renovations to the Marie Drake building...
My Turn: Winter lacks a money-back guarantee

...Mother Nature sure appears guilty, but certainly Eaglecrest, its manager and board of directors - and even the Juneau Assembly for that matter - are not deserving of blame for our snowless landscape. My family and I took a gamble on winter...
Eaglecrest trails committee meets Tuesday, April 21

The Eaglecrest Trails Advisory Group will meet at 5 p.m. tonight in the Juneau Assembly chambers.This summer, extensive trail construction is planned at Eaglecrest Ski Area to accommodate more hikers and mountain bikers.
For Gastineau Apts, tide changes again

James Barrett has requested a demolition agreement with the city. Although the Juneau Assembly passed a motion to move forward with eminent domain on the burned-out apartment complex, the owner of the dilapidated property...
Tracy LaBarge, Juneau entrepreneur

...marijuana business.The idea started when people came to her to ask for support; she's spoken about the issue at Juneau Assembly meetings."It was a big risk to take as a business owner," she said. "I guess it's not something that I do but...
Tall Timbers' appeal mulled

...for Haven House, a transitional home for released female prisoners, may be coming to a close. City and Borough of Juneau Assembly members poured over binders with almost 2,000 pages of testimony during an appeal from the Tall Timbers Neighborhood...
Bartlett CEO says more Medicaid could mean $1M for hospital a recent presentation to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly. Bartlett raised rates by 5 percent at the start...then-interim Bartlett CEO Alan Germany told the Juneau Assembly Finance Committee that patients leaving town and visiting...
State | Local
City's cruise tax wish list includes 29 items

The Juneau Assembly has begun considering a list of projects to be funded by local cruise ship head taxes that will be collected this summer. At the...
Gastineau Apartments owner confronts Assembly

...Assembly meeting for the first time since the building burned down in 2012. Just as the regular City and Borough of Juneau Assembly meeting was coming to a close Monday night, Barrett walked in during CBJ attorney Amy Mead's most recent update...
My Turn: Legislature should mirror Big Oil's reaction to low prices and tweak tax credits for the same reason. If it's good for a fat, healthy goose, why isn't it good for a lean gander?? Kate Troll is a member of the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly. The views expressed are her own.


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