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House Finance advances gas line bill

...which did a lot of the heavy lifting on the bill, would require negotiated contracts that need legislative approval be made...least 90 days before their proposed effective date. It would require legislative briefings on progress at least every four months...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/house-finance-advances-gas-line-bill
State
Crimson Bears football in a coaching uproar

...happened," Wagner said. "I cannot speak to the middle school or elementary school level. If it were to happen you could only require them to do it for one year and then you have to find someone else to fill it."Hamrick has to wait until the coaching position...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-20/crimson-bears-football-coaching-uproar
Sports
Analysis: In final day, major issues still unresolved

...that allow the state to have it's corporate partners in the mega-project sell Alaska's gas at market for the state and require all partners to share indirect costs associated with building the 800-mile pipeline from the North Slope to Nikiski.Another...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/analysis-final-day-major-issues-still-u
State | AK legislature
Juneau man pleads guilty to rape

...less-serious third-degree assault charge.Sentencing is slated for June 11 and will be open to the court. State law will require Willard to register as a sex offender for the next 15 years.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or at emily...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/juneau-man-pleads-guilty-rape
Local
My Turn: Big city budget problems require big solutions

Recently, a proposal was released to address the $12 million to $16 million budget shortfall Juneau will face in the next few years.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-17/my-turn-big-city-budget-problems-requ
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Welcome to Juneau, Chuck

...It's apparent by the candidates they chose and the decisions they made that the board is improving. Greater transparency will require a group effort from the board and Bill, but the hiring process was a promising sign. We think the community is ready and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-17/empire-editorial-welcome-juneau-chuck
Opinion
Delta performs Juneau test runs

...takeoffs and landings in Juneau, Black said.The tests are more than idle practice. Federal Aviation Administration rules require them, and Juneau is notorious among pilots for difficult takeoffs and landings. Wind funneled through area valleys and thick...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/delta-performs-juneau-test-runs
Local
Hoonah's dock divide

...consideration provides no benefit to us or our passengers."He cited a boat captain as saying the Shaman Point location would require an extra hour of maneuvering compared to the Point Sophia location.In response to the state's decision, Mayor Villareal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-16/hoonahs-dock-divide
Local
House Resources advances gas line bill

...the bill.SB138, as rewritten in House Resources, would require negotiated contracts that need legislative approval be made...least 90 days before their proposed effective date. It would require regular legislative briefings on progress, accompanied by...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/house-resources-advances-gas-line-bill
State | AK legislature
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...tons of tailings (stored in a B.C. watershed) and will require water treatment and maintenance "for the forseeable future...treatment and environmental monitoring will be long term and require significant funding," Moselle wrote in a January letter to...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors

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