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Update on Willoughby development

City leaders, business owners and residents from the Willoughby District met Thursday to discuss ongoing efforts to invigorate their shoreline community.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

The soft-spoken Tattoo said he has been cutting wood or logging for more than 30 years, the last three based out of a lot next to the Liquor Barrel in the Lemon Creek area. During the 1970s and 1980s, people could be seen cutting firewood along Juneau's roadsides.
'This could be the start of ...'

How shall I start a column that last appeared in the Empire 50 years ago? Perhaps an auspicious opening like "I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills," one of the memorable lines of 20th century literature? How about a more humble beginning, just the intention to report the activity on the Juneau waterfront, a subject that is often overlooked in the more important cataloging of municipal and state affairs.
Juneau to become first Alaska city to receive new wind-shear detection system

A low-level wind-shear detection program that soon will be in place at the Juneau Airport will be the first of its kind in Alaska, and one of 10 in the United States, Federal Aviation Administration officials said.
Thane Campground gets cleaning

Thane Campground should open again in May after being shut down several weeks ago for spring cleaning, according to a city official.
Up in smoke

A victim of changing circumstances, the firewood cutting industry has all but disappeared from Juneau's landscape.
Battling Mortgage Blues

Whether it's buying a home or renting, Juneau is one of the most expensive places in Alaska to put a roof over your head.
AK Mental Health Trust offers parcels across SE

The Alaska Mental Health Trust is putting up nearly 100 lots for sale in Southeast Alaska.
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: City considers new site for Secon rock quarry 2/22/98

The city is considering leasing 15 to 20 acres north of the Juneau Gun Club's shooting range on Montana Creek Road to Secon Inc. for a quarry, said Steve Gilbertson, lands and resources manager for the city.


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