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Gastineau Apartments going down, likely taking Pocket Park with it

...could be demolished by the end of the year, and neighboring Pocket Park could be going down with it, city officials say. Speaking...cost will likely be more. Gunakadeit Park, known locally as Pocket Park, will likely have to be demolished in the process, he...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/building-going-down
Local
Lawmakers call for more budget cuts, not new taxes

...reductions and focused more on revenue-generating ideas."Before we go to the public and say we want to pull money out of your pocket," state officials need to ensure they've done "due diligence" in cutting state government, he said.Revenue commissioner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/lawmakers-call-more-budget-cuts-not-new
State
My Turn: The Alaska Constitution is worth defending

...because, in spite of all he's put into Medicare over 45 years of employment, he has to pay his medical bills out of his own pocket. He's just one reason that challenging Gov. Bill Walker's unilateral expansion of Medicaid is a worthy cause.In recent...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-23/my-turn-alaska-constitution-worth-def
Opinion
Planned Parenthood brings services to your smartphone

...companies aren't contracted with Planned Parenthood have successfully petitioned their insurer for reimbursement for out-of-pocket payment, Mahony said. With the exception of Medicaid, which does not support video visits, insured Alaskans should be covered...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-24/planned-parenthood-brings-services-your
Local
Despite order, office refuses to issue gay marriage license

...be decided by a higher court, even the Supreme Court," said Liberty Counsel founder Mathew Staver.Clerks and judges in pockets across the South halted issuing licenses in the days after the Supreme Court's decision. Some resigned rather than acknowledge...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-14/despite-order-office-refuses-issue-ga
Not For Web
'Call 911': Man says Siri made the call that saved his life

...and that was all it said," he said.Rutherford County dispatcher Christina Lee says she first thought it was a mistaken pocket-dial, but then she heard his screams for help and sent crews, who rescued him.She said she knew his general location from...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-18/call-911-man-says-siri-made-call-save
Not For Web
Health law sign-ups growing; uninsured rate falls

...could increase over time," the report said.It recommended changes including more generous subsidies, reduced out-of-pocket costs such as annual deductibles and copayments, and improvements to HealthCare.gov's technology infrastructure. The estimated...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-14/health-law-sign-ups-growing-uninsured
Not For Web
The summer of the food truck

...Every time we walk downtown, a new vendor is on the sidewalk offering mouth-watering fare that makes us reach in our pockets and dig for change. At least, it seems that way.Food trucks and push-carts aren't new to Juneau; some have been...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-19/summer-food-truck
Local
Coast Guard logistics office needs work

...logistics. One of my family vehicles was over 60 days late being delivered to Juneau. We had to pay for these expenses out of pocket until they rectified the issues. My dependents decided to relocate back to the Lower 48 almost a year later and, once again...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-08-11/coast-guard-logistics-office-needs-wo
Letters
August First Friday Art Walk

...Catholic and Orthodox churches as well as for individuals. He is a deacon of the Diocese of Juneau.Paula, his wife, handcrafts pocket icon shrines suitable for homes, travel, hospitals and hospices. The shrines are crafted from metal tins, art paper and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-05/august-first-friday-art-walk
Art

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