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When drains won't do, Juneau's landfill does

...It might be counterintuitive, but having weekly events will actually save the city money, Penor said. Now that they won't have such a high volume each time, they can go through what they receive and combine it before shipping it south."We're...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-20/when-drains-wont-do-juneaus-landfill-do
Local
Education funding picture still murky

...teachers, parents and school officials aren't happy with what appears to be the future...Saturday."I want it so the community doesn't have to worry if the money is going to be...tax increase on ordinary citizens doesn't add a penny to the district," CBJ Assemblyman...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/education-funding-picture-still-murky
State | Local
Crimson Bears football in a coaching uproar

...School District policies. Sjooros isn't a district teacher or employee. Someone...my own terms and that looks like it won't be an option now. We have a lot of light...vacant, or in Sjoroos' case the coach isn't a district employee, the job is posted within...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-20/crimson-bears-football-coaching-uproar
Sports
Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...with this large of a shortfall."I don't think that we've had this many cuts...not to say balancing the CBJ budget isn't possible."I know that $12 million number...and away from Juneau's shops."We don't yet know the weather effect," Bartholomew...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-20/jobs-taxes-and-buildings-behind-cbjs-au
Local
Ready to roll

...fun students had, they admitted it wasn't always easy. Naomi's team had to make...have two loops connected, but that wasn't working so we created the second track...the whole way and making sure it wouldn't fly out, especially at the funnel," said...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/ready-roll
Neighbors
So, this is goodbye - sort of

...it's time for a bittersweet goodbye.Don't worry. I'm not leaving Juneau. Or the...focus on writing. In many ways, there won't be that much of a change at all. I'm still...role as Neighbors editor behind, I won't be leaving behind my commitment to serving...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/so-goodbye-sort
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Apathy trumps involvement yet again

...hoping for. We certainly expected a better showing.It wasn't that long ago when scores of teachers and union supporters flooded...along with the school board and hiring firm. And if it doesn't, blame yourself if you're part of the super-majority who...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-20/empire-editorial
Opinion
Judge rejects witness in Kodiak Coast Guard trial

...was not a suspect."I told them I didn't want to talk to them," Barnum said.Barnum...Judge Ralph Beistline said Friday he hadn't seen a sufficient connection to allow Barnum...questioning by Loeffler, Barnum said he didn't recognize the names of Belisle and Hopkins...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/judge-rejects-witness-kodiak-coast-guar
State
Feds release initial report on crash near Bethel

...two pilots on board, according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board.Investigators still don't know what caused the Cessna 208 operated by Hageland Aviation to go down on April 8 during a training flight, KYUK reported Thursday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/feds-release-initial-report-crash-near-
State
Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

...decide whether to accept the Senate plan, which advanced on the 89th day of the scheduled 90-day session. If the House doesn't, the bill could go to a conference committee.The Senate, like Gov. Sean Parnell, proposed moving $3 billion from the constitutional...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/senate-passes-new-approach-pension-obli
State | AK legislature

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