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Daycare zoning code may change

...children at daycare facilities in both high- and low-density residential zones.According to Kiehl, the city code limiting facilities...had no bearing for the city's conditional use permits in residential zones."Seven to 12 kids once reflected state licensing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-10/daycare-zoning-code-may-change
Local
ANSWER 2.0 recruiting sixth graders

...them to STEM career paths. Participants will also be exposed to the annual career awareness sessions in Juneau and annual residential summer camps in Nenana. For more information about ANSWER 2.0 and to download the student application, go to /www...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/answer-20-recruiting-sixth-graders
Neighbors
Thanksgiving was fire and (mostly) crime free

...According to the Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety, cooking and heating-related incidents are the leading cause of residential structure fires in Alaska. Turkey fryers are particularly dangerous: In July, CCFR responded to a significant fire caused...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-30/thanksgiving-was-fire-and-mostly-crime-
Local
Tis the season to harvest that holiday tree

...you cut your tree on city land, make sure that land is not used as a park, recreation site, scenic corridor, school, residential subdivision, public facility, or a muskeg where trees have difficulty growing.It's important to make sure you're...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-28/tis-season-harvest-holiday-tree
Outdoors
Montessori makeover?

...Heeni Middle School," explained Principal Kristin Garot, who also is in charge of Home Bridge and Juneau Youth Services Residential Treatment Classroom. "It's a lot of sudden hat-switching during the day," Garot admitted.Having Montessori Borealis...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/montessori-makeover
Local
Furbearer trapping season to open in Unit 4

...www.adfg.alaska.gov.Trappers should be careful about putting traps and snares near trails, recreational and residential areas where people and pets congregate. Avoid placing trap/snare sets in high use areas to minimize conflicts between...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-28/furbearer-trapping-season-open-unit-
Outdoors
My Turn: Alaskan energy efficiency an opportunity

...percent. The cause? Increased energy efficiency. In fact, in 2011 the Alaskan Energy Authority, reports that average residential use of electricity per customer in Alaska was about 7,770 kilowatt-hours, well below the national average of 11,500...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-03/my-turn-alaskan-energy-efficiency-opp
Opinion
Juneau transportation heads for transformation

...Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated there are residents in West Douglas. At present, there is no residential area in that region of Douglas Island. The story has been updated with the correct verbiage.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/juneau-transportation-heads-transformat
Local
City officials launch daycare reform

...going could be potentially disruptive.The Praise Chapel, which was purchased for the Gehring Nursery School, sits on a residential road near the University of Alaska Southeast campus.According to Kako-Gehring, the previous church also offered daycare...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-23/city-officials-launch-daycare-reform
Local
Northrim Bank acquires Residential Mortgage

...BanCorp will expand further into the residential mortgage market with its acquisition of Residential Mortgage LLC.Northrim currently owns...company hits certain earnings thresholds.Residential Mortgage is a company focused on single-family...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-18/northrim-bank-acquires-residential-mort
State

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