JEDC opens 2015 Innovation Summit with talk on connection and networking

...Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska President Richard Peterson, City and Borough of Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and U.S. Forest Service Regional Forester Beth Pendleton.Keynote speaker Mark...
Juneau Assembly considers diverting tobacco tax revenue to social services

...needed" basis, or dedicate it to specific tasks or projects in the community.Committee member Jesse Kiehl and Mayor Merrill Sanford agreed that the Housing First Project, set to open an affordable housing complex on donated Tlingit-Haida Regional...
Photos: International Thanksgiving

...Seventh and eighth grade students are applauded by Mayor Merrill Sanford and Deputy Mayor Mary Becker for their volunteer efforts...Davenport, left, and Samatha Johnson offer Mayor Merrill Sanford a taste of their pickle soup of Poland at Dzantik'i...
Assembly blocks marijuana paperwork

...members requested to see the amendment before moving forward. After a five-minute break to make copies, Mayor Merrill Sanford proposed the ordinance and Gladziszewski's amendment be sent back to the Human Resources Committee for further evaluation...
Housing First project moving forward

...the project forward. "This is the first time we have had this many people come together on this project," Mayor Merrill Sanford told committee members. "I'm actually impressed they are only asking for $1.5 million."Representatives from...
City slashes funding requests

...the biosolids problem, which has been ongoing since the city's biosolids incinerator broke down in 2010.Mayor Merrill Sanford, who proposed the Salmon Creek and Last Chance water solutions as top priorities, disagreed with Troll and thought...
Capital Transit gives bus routes another go

...service areas from elimination.At the Committee of the Whole on Monday, more funding wasn't as certain. Mayor Merrill Sanford said they would first need to find money available. He spoke of juggling dollars after the committee had just puzzled...
Pride abounds for LGBTQ community this month, but this year, it's official. Mayor Merrill Sanford presented an official resolution at Monday's assembly...promotes equality and and unity."Now, therefore, I, Merrill Sanford, Mayor of the City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska...
Aparc goes belly-up before meter lawsuit

...the lawsuit progress jovially."Do we want to congratulate staff on getting rid of the 27 blue machines?" Mayor Merrill Sanford asked.The laughter turned to silence as Mead explained that Aparc had failed to respond to a discovery request presented...
Douglas residents lobby for simple solution at Treadwell

...rink's operating deficit.With the City and Borough of Juneau facing a budget crunch, the Juneau Assembly and Mayor Merrill Sanford have begun looking for ways to raise revenue or reduce expenses. The ice arena runs a deficit each year, and the...


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