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Questions over CBJ's new approach to assessments

...said Danner.Not every critic of the new methodology spoke at the meetings Wednesday.Prudential Southeast Alaska Real Estate broker Debbie White, a former member of the CBJ Board of Equalization, testified at last week's Borough Assembly meeting...
Let's scrap the income tax and the IRS

...for Fair Taxation's Alaska State Director Wiley Brooks is a retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. and a retired real estate broker. He can be reached at
Voters to be faced with property tax exemption measure

...successful in the Legislature, she said.Winters said the business community isn't unanimous in opposition, with real estate brokers split - those who handle residential property in favor, and those who handle raw land and commercial property opposed...
Residents have mixed feelings about assessment increase

...the only way we get our construction supplies in and out Juneau is by barge," said McConnochie, who has been a real estate broker in Juneau since 1982. "A lot of our lands are owned by the state or the city, which keeps us from expanding...
Anchorage seafood plant draws firm offer

...sticking AIDEA with an empty plant. In March, the agency's board of directors approved a plan to hire a local real estate broker to take the lead in finding a buyer for the property. Specifically, AIDEA sought brokerages licensed in Alaska...
Elections office says Sen. Ward lives in Nikiski

...Republican Party primary, according to the director of the Alaska Division of Elections. Ronald Johnson, a Kenai real estate broker, filed a complaint with the division in early June seeking Ward's removal from the primary ballot. He claimed...
Feeling the Crunch

...are not as spread out as Juneau is. "We have a shortage of affordable, buildable lots," said Larry Telfer, real estate broker for RE/MAX of Juneau. "Site preparation in Mendenhall Valley costs significantly less because it is flat and...
My Turn: Time to focus on the positive

...the state House of Representatives since 1996. He is chairman of the House Rules Committee. He is a commercial real estate broker, and part owner of Powerhouse Gym of Anchorage.
Legislature's numbers up there with big states'

...You get stuck down there and it's hard to continue your own business and career," said Rokeberg, a commercial real estate broker. The four-month session is spent in Juneau, hundreds of miles from most lawmakers' homes. Although Alaska's...
Haines voters to decide on helicopter tour limits

...majority of Haines residents voted against regularly scheduled helicopter tours. Initiative sponsor Peter Enticknap, a real estate broker, said the new measure would be binding if approved. "In the last year, tour operators from Juneau have come here...


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