After months of talks, new rules for cell towers

...the ordinance slowed the process. City planning manager Travis Goddard said after a past...Randall has addressed the Assembly and Planning Commission many times since the telecommunications...asked the Assembly to form a citizen and planning staff committee to deal with existing...
Anchorage brings back restaurant inspections

ANCHORAGE - After a five-year hiatus, Anchorage's health department is planning to bring back a scoring system for inspections in restaurants and other food-service facilities.The Anchorage Department of...
Restoration in the works for Healy sign

...needs assessment, then ran a design contest, learned about sign design, took field trips to the Vital Signs studio during planning and construction of the sign," Schmidt said.Students also "worked with the Denali Borough and the state of Alaska to get...
Alaskan Style: Form follows function Here in Juneau, my work takes me on a wide scope of design projects, from interiors to graphics, from museums to planning. As any good designer does, I study precedents from other designers in order to inform my work.Since I have moved to Juneau...
Chamber debate turns into lecture against minimum wage hike

...owner of Prudential Southeast Alaska Real Estate who is running for the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly, said she was planning on voting yes on the ballot but now isn't so sure. She's worked multiple minimum-wage jobs in her life, including once...
Government agrees to wolf-decision deadline

...animals are vulnerable to hunting and trapping, as well as the loss of habitat from logging.The U.S. Forest Service is planning additional timber sales on islands inhabited by the wolves. The groups want the Fish and Wildlife Service to make a decision...
Plan for Planning Day

...recently announced its eighth annual Planning Day will take place Friday, Oct. 3...prestigious Roadmapst to Health Prize.Planning Day is the central event in the Sitka...Community Health Initiatives Program. Planning Day engages a diverse body of 50-60...
Park(ing) Day

...park. Local landscape architecture, planning and industrial design firm Corvus Design...Mertl, who has long been involved with planning and design projects around the city, took on the planning of Juneau's Park(ing) Day himself...
Boisvert anniversary

Jeanann and Michael Boisvert will celebrate five years of marriage Sept. 26.A ceremony and reception with a small group of friends and family was held at the couples home, in Juneau in 2009.The couple is planning a vow renewal ceremony in the Summer of 2016.
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down (Sept. 22)

...their views on the issues. The Empire was happy to work with KTOO-FM and Juneau Votes to put on the forum, and if you're planning to vote in October's municipal election, a recording of the forum is available online at


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