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Empire Editorial: A taxing dilema

...this increase pass, we expect to see the extra funds set aside from the general fund, either going into the city's rainy day fund or used to fund education to the cap.Another concern is that the Assembly's interest in another tobacco tax increase...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-14/empire-editorial
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Be smart with your PFD - don't just spend, save

...make a donation to your favorite nonprofit.It's also never too late to squirrel away a little extra money for that rainy day fund. The brakes on your car will always go out at the least convenient time.And for parents, even those still with...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-18/empire-editorial-be-smart-your-pfd-do
Opinion
Like Shark Week for book-lovers

...Ferris, Fowler and Flanagan, are readily available.? For all the Booker news and reviews you can handle, check the Rainy Day Reads blog and the Thursday Arts section as I dedicate the next five weeks to reading the shorlist.P.S. For those...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/shark-week-book-lovers
Art
Rainy Day Reads: I bought an ereader

I was one of those people who said they'd never get an ereader. It was like blasphemy to me. Books were the physical things you held in your hands. You turned the pages, you hefted their weight, you sniffed their used-book/new-book smell.I've always hated reading things on screen. To this day, if a news story or blog post runs too long, I print it out and read it on paper. Reading on screens is just ? different. And for me, difficult.

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2014-09-04/rainy-day-reads-i-bough
Rainy Day Reads: 'Girls of Atomic City'

...evil that they have planned is the very thing that ended the war and brought our boys home. Don't miss any of the past Rainy Day Reads reviews:Vacations are for readingThe Lightbringer series by Brent WeeksGenre identity"The Silkworm" by Robert...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2014-08-28/rainy-day-reads-girls-a
Like Shark Week for book-lovers

...Ferris, Fowler and Flanagan, are readily available. ? For all the Booker news and reviews you can handle, check the Rainy Day Reads blog and the Thursday Arts section as I dedicate the next five weeks to reading the shorlist. P.S. For those...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2014-09-09/shark-week-book-lovers
City balances budget with tobacco tax, rainy day fund

...revenue and $2.1 million of the rainy day fund over the next two years to address...social services. The city's "rainy day fund" is currently at $9.2 million...motioned to use $2.1 million from the rainy day fund to address the remainder of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020410/loc_558710759.shtml
News
City prepares to tap rainy day fund

...Assembly established a willingness at a Finance Committee meeting Wednesday to dig into the city's $9.3 million "rainy day fund" and to use tobacco tax revenue to address the city's looming budget shortfall, but said it's too early to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011410/loc_549047937.shtml
New picture books for a rainy day

Here are some new rainy day picture books for little listeners...reading it aloud to your little one. "Rainy Day," by Patricia Lakin, illustrated...changing moods delightfully against the rainy day. "Who Likes Rain?" written and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/113007/boo_20071130001.shtml
Books
My Turn: For Alaska, the rainy day has arrived

...decline and eventually run out. The intent was to have that rainy day savings account to fund state expenses when the oil revenues...complicated math. It may be time to use a part of that "rainy day" account that was established all those years ago for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030903/opi_myturn4.shtml
Opinion

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