Empire Editorial: For Gastineau Apartments, eminent domain should be a last resort

For more than two years the Gastineau Apartments have sat and decayed in downtown Juneau. City officials have grown tired of waiting for the condemned structure to be either renovated or bulldozed to the ground and are now...
Walker interviews for cabinet positions

...were Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl, who served on the subsistence committee; City and Borough of Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer and Assemblywoman Karen Crane, who served on the intergovernmental relations committee; and Juneau...
Assembly silent on pot shops

...Jones said the Assembly won't make any moves until the Legislature has taken a pass through the initiative and the Juneau city attorney has taken a look at it, too."I don't think anybody on the Assembly wants to do anything at all until...
What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...up the Taku River.In fact, the first notion of a road into the Yukon appears in the Sept. 20, 1888 issue of the Juneau City Mining Record, which declares that the U.S. government should "unite with Canada in the construction of a suitable...
One Heart and One Spirit

...historic site in honor of the families confined within the compound. After the Empty Chair exhibit finishes its run at the Juneau City Museum on Oct. 26, committee members and friends of the Tanaka family hope to send the items on display to the historic...
Low voter turnout brings local media together

...why they need to care," he said. Westmoreland believes that if people are more aware of how decisions made by the Juneau City and Borough Assembly and Juneau Board of Education affect them, they might be more motivated to get to the polls...
Thank you Empty Chair Project Committee

...all your commitment, energy and perseverance in putting together the Empty Chair Project and Dedication. Thank you Juneau city community for all your love and support from the past, to the present and to the future. We were amazed and so appreciative...
GED graduation honors 174

...Citizenship students. SERRC executive director Sheryl Weinberg welcomed graduates, honorees and supporters, with Juneau City and Borough Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl presenting the commencement speech and Connie Munro representing the GED Alumni...
Faster, safer avalanche rescue work

...agree is most important) and a Recco reflector, which is sewn into a large amount of outdoor wear prior to purchase. Juneau City and Borough Emergency Coordinator Tom Mattice said the city has distributed reflectors to people who live out Thane...
Firefighters union host training exercises for city officials, media

...down in 100 pounds of bunker gear and crawling through a dark, smoky room on her hands and knees, City and Borough of Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer wondered how she was going to find the mannequin, a mock fire victim, with a handheld thermal imaging...


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