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16B plan moves along

Juneau's Assembly has denied an appeal to halt construction of two new cruise docks downtown.This leaves the courts as the remaining avenue for...
Housing 101 for ad hoc committee

Juneau's assembly members are going to take it upon themselves to deepen their housing market knowledge while they work to build a resource of housing...
City tries new approach to housing crisis

Juneau's assembly housing task force kicked off a new program that taps expertise of local developers, lenders, land owners and Realtors to find...
City changes election districts

...district lines dictate where a city Assembly candidate for either district has to live when running for the Assembly. Juneau's Assembly has two area-wide seats and three seats from each of its two districts. All Juneau voters vote for area-wide...
Wharf dredging wins OK

A proposal to dredge the North Steamship Wharf received unanimous approval from Juneau's Assembly on Monday after it was defeated in a tie vote two weeks ago. The project appropriates $500,000 from the city's port fund...
Airport clarifications

...I appreciate the suggestion to explore transferring ownership of the airport to the state of Alaska. However, Juneau's Assembly has not directed the airport to initiate transfer of ownership and the state has not expressed any interest in acquiring...
Alternative heliport study out this month

...give people a chance to ask questions and comment, Assistant City Manager Donna Pierce said. It will be up to Juneau's Assembly members to decide what to do next, she said. Four sites were studied in detail, but the city doesn't want to...
There are two sides to the big-box coin

...sell its 10 acres in Lemon Creek or whether it would prefer to put the land up for bid. Whichever way it goes, Juneau's Assembly should consider its options closely. The decisions it makes will have far-reaching effects - both good and bad...
Juneau Empire Story Archive up," he said. "We're still not 100 percent, but we're close. It has made a big difference." When Juneau's Assembly approved an ordinance last month that cracked down on garbage, it wasn't alone. From Tennessee to the Yukon...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Briefly The JUNEAU EMPIRE Garbage ordinance changes approved JUNEAU - Juneau's Assembly on Monday approved changes to a new ordinance that tightens garbage restrictions to protect bears. The changes clarify the difference...


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