Assembly pitches 1-year delay in opening pot shops

...regulatory system in place. "We need to know the framework that the state will use in regulating establishments," City Manager Kim Kiefer said.In the original ballot measure, the state was given nine months after the effective date to set up regulations...
Eleven honored at JDHS student lunch

...exhibiting strong character, work ethic and citizenship. "These students exemplify what it means to be a JDHS Crimson Bear," Kim McNamara, Assistant Principal, said in an email to the Empire.The students recognized were Noah Williams, Chelsea Harris...
City slashes funding requests

...of the situation," City and Borough of Juneau lobbyist Kevin Jardell told Assembly members.The list, which City Manager Kim Kiefer said had already been whittled down since it was first submitted in August, detailed hopeful projects from all city departments...
Empire Editorial: Doing less with fewer

...Fiscal Year 2016. That figure was $9.2 million before other cost-saving measures were adopted, according to City Manager Kim Kiefer.Combining the two offices and staffs will save $275,000. Every little bit helps, though we're sad for the two...
City manager briefs chamber on budget

...various sources. General sales tax revenue has plateaued after a general upward trend from 2010 through 2013. City Manager Kim Kiefer gave a nod to the Chamber's "Look Local First" campaign for the uptick. "Looking local first makes a big difference...
Thanks, from Girl Scout Troop 4016

...couldn't have done it without youThe companies and groups we'd like to thank include: Young Parent and Healthy Teen Center, Dr. Kim Hort and SEARHC, Payless Shoes, Douglas Dornan Foundation Fund/Juneau Community Foundation and Office Max.Our project was...
City merger tightens budget

...operations of a merged building and parks maintenance department."There may be more of a delay in service," City Manager Kim Kiefer said. "Rorie will have a number of divisions under him and things may take a bit longer."Watt, however, is not...
Task force says no to empowered Treadwell board

...cover things such as finances and human resources required to establish the board."I don't support this," City Manager Kim Kiefer said. "This will increase costs and we need to address that."It was agreed that going to an empowered board for Treadwell...
Bringing Native history to the fore

...remarkable until I was an adult."Metcalfe and his sister, Kim Metcalfe, have both followed in their dad's footsteps in establishing strong relationships in the Native community; Kim's book on the Alaska Native Sisterhood, "In Sisterhood...
Juneau Jamboree hockey tourney finds the nets

...Michele Drummond, Tonja Moser, Jackie Devlin, Elizabeth Dahl, Kim Milton, Michelle Warrenchuk, MaryAnn Love, Mindy Shaw and...Cathy Tide, Molly Box, Carrie Bohan, Jessica Kovach and Kim Hort.The Yellow team included Heather Strickland, Charity...


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