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Alaska Editorial: Working toward marijuana consensus the city core, others are concerned about detrimental effects of the businesses or their clientele on other retail establishments and young people in the area. By starting the discussion now and involving stakeholders from different sectors...
My Turn: Moving Southeast Alaska's time zones

...negatively impacts the late-season tourist industry. Businesses involving outdoor activities as well as a variety of retail establishments will suffer - including many local businesses whose market consists almost solely of tourists.Within my family...
Where Juneau's weed would grow

...commercial zones with a building permit and in industrial zones with a conditional use permit.This means that when retail establishments become legal next year, shops could potentially open up in the downtown corridor, if they are smaller than 5...
The price is not right

...We use the same barge lines you do at a higher rate and still save. I do thank you and some of our other local retail establishments for allowing us to take vacations with the savings we earned from buying elsewhere. Tim Bigelow Juneau | | |
Citizens group wants to limit jewelry stores in Ketchikan

...array of retail opportunities in the community's downtown core." The ordinance defines "jewelry stores" as retail establishments in which jewelry takes up more than 40 percent of the display area. Larry Kubley, one of the petition sponsors...
My turn: Tales from the Twilight Zone

...the reason for closing. Nevertheless, this isn't the only thing that has changed. Juneau once teemed with retail establishments that offered quality goods and service. Everything from baby shoes to automobiles could be purchased, and you'd...
Alaska Digest

...and Aug. 11. The ground beef products were produced between July 19 and July 30, 2007, and distributed to retail establishments in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, officials said. -- Panel: More funding needed for education FAIRBANKS...
Outside editorial: New banking regulation brings needed competition

...Before the new law went into effect, consumers were forced to pay the ridiculously high swipe fees passed on by retail establishments. The fees hit the poor particularly hard, as they tend to spend more of their cash at convenience stores and...
My turn: Meet the community's needs first

...Centennial Hall Building and the retail shops in the Center will probably operate to the detriment of many current retail establishments downtown who already carry the products of native artists.I don't like to be a "cup is half empty" sort...
Just ban the bags

...Juneau. Let's keep it simple. Couldn't the city pass an ordinance that says it is illegal in the borough for retail establishments to give away take out bags? They could maybe even set a minimum price the stores would have to charge. No taxes...


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