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AEL&P's avalanche man dies at age 61

...project. With months required to repair them, Juneau was forced to rely on costly backup diesel generators. Residential electricity rates climbed by 447 percent.Juneau resident Bob King recalled how after the disaster, AEL&P had to explain...
Fireweed Place funding pulled from capital budget

...securing a downward adjustment in the building's assessed value last year, but not a complete tax exemption. Residential electricity bills were reduced last year after the board of directors filed a complaint with the Regulatory Commission of...
Tax-free food on agenda

...idea when they were asked to approve a 1 percent increase in the general sales tax while exempting basic food, residential electricity, heating fuel, garbage collection, water and sewer taxes. Sales tax at the time was 4 percent. It failed...
Avalanche knocks out hydro power

...Valley, Kake and Klukwan. Businesses and residents will share the added costs, possibly for several months. Residential electricity will rise to at least 50 cents per kilowatt-hour or higher from a current average of 11 cents per kilowatt-hour...


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