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Empire Editorial: Zoning codes favor dogs and dead over children

An article published earlier this month, "Daycare: Juneau's new crisis," left us scratching our heads.
For Juneau's planning commission, peonies have thorns

Juneau gardener Brad Fleutsch came into Tuesday's planning commission meeting with a business plan and a pink peony cut fresh from his garden.
Urban Decay

Editor's note: This is the first in a multi-part series about efforts to improve the condition of downtown Juneau. Part two will appear in the July 23 issues of the Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly.
Large West Juneau housing project cleared for development

Juneau's Planning Commission unanimously gave developers the green light Tuesday night to build one of the largest new housing projects the city has seen in...
City carves out niche for Walter Soboleff Center in downtown plan

Downtown's historic district takes a new shape as the city changes the designation of land once known as the 'pit' to make room for Sealaska Heritage Institute's modern cultural and heritage center.
Opponent was not a club shareholder

...based on an Alaska Public Offices Commission document Ms. McConnochie had filed after her appointment to Juneau's planning commission. It's come to my attention that she filed this information in error. I regret I hadn't personally contacted...
Assembly looks at term limits for empowered boards

People who serve on Juneau's Planning Commission and empowered boards would be limited to three consecutive terms under a proposal forwarded to the Juneau Assembly on Monday...
Planning Commission unimpressed with Thane Road proposal

The City and Borough of Juneau's Planning Commission was not impressed with the Alaska Department of Transportation's proposal for work on Thane Road, though it met the city's...
Douglas marshals made names for themselves as firefighters

The Douglas 4th of July Committee honored eight men with deep ties to firefighting in Juneau as the grand marshals for Monday's parade. Here's a little bit about each one. Mike McMullen Mike McMullen was born in Seattle in 1946, the second of four children of Agnes and Arley McMullen. McMullen was raised in Seattle and other locations in Western Washington. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1964, and Pacific Lutheran University in 1968.
Johnson Youth Center to expand

...Department of Transportation & Public Facilities received unanimous approval from the City and Borough of Juneau's Planning Commission for permits to expand Johnson Youth Center Tuesday night. The plans for expansion increase the number of...


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