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Empire Editorial: We can fix Juneau's homeless problems

...shelter) has been proven to work.In December 2011, Anchorage nonprofits opened Karluk Manor, a building with 46 single-occupancy rooms. Neighbors called it the "Red Nose Inn" and campaigned hard to keep it away. The Municipality of Anchorage required...
Hoarder crushed by debris as floor collapses decision had been made on whether to tear down the house. He said building official deemed the house "unfit for human occupancy," and have boarded it up with plywood.Authorities have said they believe the first floor collapsed under the weight of...
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Once a vaudeville theater, the Palace Theater has decayed for past decade forums if people are interested, we'd certainly be willing to work with the landowner to find out what types of occupancies the building would be suitable for, we'd be very willing to engage with the owner, or somebody who was interested in...
Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall Reopens

...Indian Tribes of Alaska's (Tlingit Haida) Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall are finally complete. A temporary certificate of occupancy was issued by the City and Borough of Juneau last month, but was only recently cleared for public use following final modifications...
Volunteer dep't moves into new building

...Finishing touches and a final checkout by Kenai Peninsula Borough inspectors cleared the Bear Creek Multi-Use Facility for occupancy. A week later, desks, computers and phones as well as fire department equipment and vehicles are giving the new building...
Carnival struggles in Europe, does better here

...mixed. There has been a slight increase in ship capacity in Alaska, but pricing has been lower compared to last year. Also occupancies in both Alaska and Caribbean cruises are "slightly lower" than last year, Bernstein said.Cruise ships typically sail...
HUD provides St. Vincent de Paul nearly $125,000 in grant funds

...grants for them in 2005. Austin said the shelter has received the Shelter Plus Care grants every year since 2002, and those occupancies began in 2004. HUD states a survey of those seeking emergency shelter or transitional housing in 2009 revealed 38 percent...
Mall retail options dwindle

...describes as "community-oriented" as he filled vacancies. Occupancy is between 80 and 90 percent but the mixture of tenants is...has done business there since the 1970s. He compared mall occupancies with Southeast Alaska's tides. "I've seen it rise and...
Governor's mansion not immune to Southeast weather, 100-year-old house gets major renovations

...administration's interior renovations. They have hammered, nailed, and painted through the Frank Murkowski and Palin occupancies and now the Parnell's. Prior fixes to that included complete rewiring during the Bill Sheffield reign."The common thread...
Downtown revitalization suffers setback

...Wold said. This constant turnover, rental occupancies as opposed to ownership occupancy, may have a negative affect on people's...environment. The more you have a middle class occupancy it breeds a comfort and security level that...


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