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Juneau Assembly votes to give schools at least $24 million

...list." The pending list includes budget cuts the assembly has neither approved nor rejected. Those include cuts to Capital Transit and the closure of the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool.At its last meeting, the assembly asked city manager Kim Kiefer to come...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-24/juneau-assembly-votes-give-schools-leas
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...before making a final call. It also has yet to decide on tightening city grant funding; Capital Transit cuts that will affect the newly finished transit plan; and decreased funding for the school district. Further discussion will take place in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/thumbs-thumbs-down
Local
Police & Fire for Sunday, April 20, 2014

...2014.? At 6:56 p.m. Friday, the window of a 2001 Jeep was reported broken between 2 and 5 p.m. while parked in the Transit Center parking garage on Egan Drive. An Ipod was Vehicle accident? At 3:56 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a vehicle...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-20/police-fire-sunday-april-20-2014
Local
Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...clerk/ASC/FC/2014/documents/2014-04-02_AFC_Packet.pdf.All job cuts besides two associated with Capital Transit were OK'd by the Assembly. It's still weighing a $400,000 cut to the bus system.The city manager's proposal does...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-20/jobs-taxes-and-buildings-behind-cbjs-au
Local
Begich: Shipping riskier than drilling in Arctic

ANCHORAGE - More than 250 vessels operated last year in the Arctic Ocean and made 480 transits through the Bering Strait, and the increasing traffic poses more of a threat than Arctic offshore drilling, U.S. Sen. Mark...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-28/begich-shipping-riskier-drilling-arctic
State
Between strait and sea: Ottawa's Northwest Passage dilemma with implications for Alaska

...frequency of such transits. The Northwest...the Nordic Orion transit, the Northwest...the Nordic Orion transit and subsequent such...Nordic Orion type transits through the Northwest...shallow precedent of transit through the Northwest...international strait. All transits conducted so far...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-01/between-strait-and-sea-ottawas-northw
Opinion
Juneau Assembly will take second look at pool closure

...funding, and cuts to the Juneau School District and Capital Transit were tabled until the assembly can get more information and...full-time equivalent jobs associated with the pool, and transit cuts. Kiefer's proposal included about 19 full-time job...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/juneau-assembly-will-take-second-look-p
Local
Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

...finish line for a moment of silence that coincided with the time when the bombs went off. Bells rang, and a flag was raised by transit agency police Officer Richard Donohue, who was badly injured during a shootout with the bombing suspects.Police later evacuated...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-16/solemn-tributes-mark-boston-marathon-b
Sports
Panel questions charter student transit

...some form of transportation for charter school students. He said the provision gives funds to local districts to provide the transit."Without some form of transportation funding, schools are not open to all students. I understand that," Gardner said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-11/panel-questions-charter-student-transit
State | AK legislature
Bigger boats allowed on Auke Lake

...Assembly unanimously adopted the 2014 Transit Development Plan, which will set "the course for any changes to the transit system that might take place in the...Committee of the Whole approved the transit plan at its March 10 meeting. At last...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-08/bigger-boats-allowed-auke-lake
Local

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