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UAB talks sewage sludge options

...and we cringe," city Engineering Director Rorie Watt told the members of the board. Samantha Stoughtenger, the city's wastewater utility superintendent...tablets or the orange tree, but we've got scurvy," he told the members of the board.
Familiar, fresh faces for school board

With 12 years of experience, Andi Story returns to Juneau's School Board, along with newcomers Josh Keaton and Emil Mackey.
Empire Editorial: UA's budget strategy is akin to climate change denial

There are two ways to address an unpleasant truth: You can confront it, or you can deny it. The University of Alaska has chosen the latter course.
MCB takes small bite out of pot edibles

Prepare for a milder high. The Alaska Marijuana Control board on Wednesday adopted standards that set a 5-milligram THC limit per serving for edible marijuana products.
Candidate profile: Jeff Redmond, school board

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers and administration during your term?
Girdwood residents have concerns about trooper cuts

GIRDWOOD - Residents of the ski resort community of Girdwood are concerned about losing Alaska State Trooper patrols at the end of the year. Girdwood trooper barracks will close Dec. 31 as part of state-ordered budget cuts, according to KTVA-TV.
Three-way race down to two

...according to the board's rules and regulations. A winner will be chosen "by a majority vote of the remaining voting members of the Board," the rules state.So far, incumbent Merrill Sanford is the only candidate to have filed for the Mayor's seat...
University of Alaska's presumptive president visits Juneau for question session

University of Alaska president candidate Jim Johnsen said he expects the state university system to be providing fewer academic programs in 10 years, but that the remaining areas of study will be stronger and more successful.
State | Local
Trial begins in fight over control of oldest national synagogue

...It would be the destruction of the congregation," David Bazarsky, a former president of Touro and a current member of the board, testified. "If they were evicted, it would become a museum because there wouldn't be anybody to worship there...
Regional News
A big night in the arts

If creative energy showed up as visible light, the glow emanating from the Juneau Arts & Culture Center Thursday night would easily be bright enough to be seen by passing satellites in space.


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