Assembly Meeting wrap-up: Giant whale statue to arrive in summer

...for suppliers of a thermal dryer to dispose of biosolids, the leavings of the city's water treatment plants. The dryer promises to turn sewage sludge into a fine powder. The city's biosolids incinerator shut down in 2010 and the city's sludge has...

...Substitutes for: A hotel room key, boarding pass, even a wallet - Apple Pay promises to enable checkouts with a single tap.? "All-day" battery promises about 18 hours of life. Charge it by snapping a magnetic charger to the back of the...
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 9, 2015

...if they had mushed 2,000 miles from Whitehorse to the coast. Alaska's best mushers are in this year's race, and it promises to be an exciting competition.Thumbs down to eating the homeless. A comment Rep. Don Young made last week speaks for itself...
'Repurposed living in Juneau' on Friday and Saturday, with interested parties encouraged to call 463-5774 for details and tickets. The event promises to be educational, with a series of seminars. Saturday starts off with "Low-to-No-Cost Steps to a Healthier Home and...
My Turn: Where have all Juneau's children gone?

...can take years to approve and then may be arbitrarily overturned. Our recently completed Juneau Economic Development Plan promises to be a great blueprint for the future, but will we actually follow it or just pay lip service to it?Plans and policies...
Ordaz repeats as Poetry Out Loud champ

...Moloney recited "On an Unsociable Family" by Elizabeth Hands, "every single day" by Sitka poet John Straley and "Broken Promises" by David Kirby.Juneau's contestant was Madison Gilberto, a sophomore at Thunder Mountain High School, who recited...
Local | Art

...a bar code that acts as a boarding pass, another app that opened a garage door by remote control, and still another that promises to enable wearers to check out at the grocery store with a single tap on the watch face.Cook also showed off features that...
JPD drug take nears Anchorage levels

...meth labs but captured almost 20 more pounds of methamphetamine and made almost 50 more arrests in 2014 than 2013.This year promises changes in focus for statewide drug units as marijuana regulations change. In 2014, troopers made 716 marijuana-related...
Juneau delegation pens capital creep letter

Juneau's two representatives and lone senator are asking Gov. Bill Walker to honor one of his campaign promises by requiring commissioners to live in Alaska's capital.Since Walker was sworn in as governor Dec. 1, the number of department...
Local | AK legislature
Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

...opponents vowed Wednesday to track promises its supporters made and pounce if they...taken from the vote was the extraction of promises from the oil industry that were not 2013."If they live up to those promises, that's a victory, that's a great...


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