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Beloved historical re-enactor John Venables dies

...July 4, 2017."Pretty exciting to see this happening," Venables wrote in an email at the end of May.Deputy Mayor Mary Becker chairs the organization that's raising money to pay for the statue and worked with John for years leading up to the...
Local family gives big for Seward statue

...The two Poor brothers and their wives, and several of Rich's grandchildren, met Seward Statue Committee chairwoman Mary Becker on Monday at the future site of the statue to hand over the $10,000 check. Becker said she was so grateful for the...
Downtown's 'visual pollution' draws Juneau Assembly's attention table the ordinance to the next Assembly meeting passed 6-3, with White and Assemblymembers Jerry Nankervis and Mary Becker voting no.Mayor Merrill Sanford also signed an official proclamation declaring June 2015 Pride month in honor of the...
Seward sculpture work is in progress

...that's 150th - anniversary of the U.S. purchase of Alaska in 1867. The committee, chaired by Assemblywoman Mary Becker, has raised a little under $80,000 to fund the project and is working now on bringing in the final donations.Seward...
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Beyond Cheech and Chong

...Kiehl is a member of the City and Borough of Juneau's marijuana policy committee, along with fellow Assembly members Mary Becker, Debbie White and Maria Gladziszewski, and planning commissioners Mike Satre and Bill Peters. Gordon Jackson was also...
Tall Timbers appeal denied

...shuttle as a short-term goal.The amendment passed with Sanford, Nankervis and Assemblymembers Debbie White and Mary Becker voting against.In another item, the Assembly approved a $321 million operating budget for the City and Borough of...
One year after opening, UAS dorm has its dedication

...proximity to school gives students "really no excuse not to get to class," City and Borough of Juneau Assemblywoman Mary Becker pointed out."When a freshman starts out in a place like this with the kind of support they have from the system in...
Juneau passenger traffic expected to reach a million visitors in 2015

...dock construction project. He said there were different groups telling the city different things.Assembly member Mary Becker told Binkley that the assembly was not thinking of raising the head tax at this time."We're trying to balance the...
My Turn: Pot should be as 'public' as alcohol

...our own local committee, consisting of four Assembly members (Jesse Kiehl, Maria Gladziszewski, Debbie White and Mary Becker) and three planning commission members (Mike Satre, Bill Peters and Gordon Jackson) face the tall order of advising...
Cannabis 101: Residents school city's committee on marijuana

...often grinds his leaf waste down and adds it to coconut oil for topical anesthetic and health benefits.Deputy Mayor Mary Becker was intrigued by the medicinal uses of marijuana and asked how the leaves could be used that way. Barrett said the...


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