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Superintendent search public meetings tonight and tomorrow

...members will be able to provide input on what they'd like to see in a new superintendent.Tonight's meetings will occur simultaneously...meetings and the survey when hiring the new superintendent.See the Friday issue of the Empire for coverage of Thursday's public...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-16/superintendent-search-public-meetings-t
Local
Hello, Juneau? Can you hear me now?

...Borough of Juneau - may not be completed as quickly as hoped.The CBJ Planning Commission Committee of the Wholehad hoped to see a final draft of the ordinance during its meeting Tuesday night, but that didn't happen. The city's law department requested...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-16/hello-juneau-can-you-hear-me-now
Local
Hoonah's dock divide

...straightforward about his company's preference: "We do not see any advantages to locating a cruise ship dock anywhere other...It's getting to a point now we're pretty sure we're going to see barbed wire fences going up," Mills said. "Maybe gun towers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-16/hoonahs-dock-divide
Local
Developers eye Anchorage site for housing project

...density they are proposing, according to Kristine Bunnell, a senior city planner. The development group also is trying to see if the property can qualify for tax exemption through a local provision that allows a property to be declared deteriorated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/developers-eye-anchorage-site-housing-p
State
Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

...just because there's an initiative on the ballot," said Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage and the minority leader. "We see this as an election year ploy, and we're not going to fall for it."That's something members from both sides can agree...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/untold-reality-states-minimum-wage-deba
State | AK legislature
Developers eye Anchorage site for housing project

...density they are proposing, according to Kristine Bunnell, a senior city planner. The development group also is trying to see if the property can qualify for tax exemption through a local provision that allows a property to be declared deteriorated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/developers-eye-anchorage-site-housing-p
State
Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

...helping the wounded after the bombings, said he went to the tribute ceremony to support survivors and their families."You can see how the whole community gathered together to support them and remember," Arredondo said.After the tributes, many of those...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-16/solemn-tributes-mark-boston-marathon-b
Sports
Red carpet romp: The GLAAD Awards from an Alaskan perspective

...Black cast members and more, and celebrities presenting awards and talking about the LGBT community in the media - I got to see Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong'o, people from the documentaries Bridegroom and Call Me Kuchu, model Carmen Carrera, actresses...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/melissa-griffiths/2014-04-15/red-carpet-romp-g
Alaska Editorial: Democrats never let good news go to waste

...to miss the mark when it comes to math.Democrats, you see, have every reason to be frustrated after spending years...with a projection of just 315,000 barrels per day."See! See!" the Democrats say, "that's proof the policy isn't...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-15/alaska-editorial-democrats-never-let-
Opinion
Global, national economics influence Alaska

...vice-president Mark Edwards said the bank could "absolutely" see an impact from the controversial SB21 tax structure.The bank...on privately owned land."He added that he is expecting to see another round of federal defense spending cuts, and that the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-14/global-national-economics-influence-ala
Local | AK legislature

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