City asks for pot position

...Marijuana Committee discussed the possibility of creating a new position within the Community Development Department "to help usher in these new businesses," wrote CBJ deputy city manager Rob Steedle in a memo to the committee.In his memo presented during...
My Turn: Decision time looms for Gov. Walker

...Bill Walker will make one of the most important decisions of his term of office.He'll decide which door to pick: One will usher Alaska into the realm of Indian Country; the other will fight to protect Alaska's sovereignty and deny more federal control...
See a need, fill a need

...organization underway in Juneau, Family Promise, an interfaith hospitality network that takes families off the streets and ushers them into stable housing."We have so many church buildings that are empty at night, so how do we use those buildings that...
Looking back at the news in 2013

It's time to say farewell to 2013 and usher in a new year. Before we say our final farewell to the year that brought us oil tax reform, multi-million dollar construction...
Making memories hunting for holiday greenery

...Harvesting a tree for the holidays might just be one of the most recognized and practiced traditions around. It's one that ushers forth memories of family outings into the woods, often in the snow and cold, to hunt down a little piece of perfection. Er...
Public Market opens Friday

...of the Alaska Juneau Public Market, a popular annual event that not only kicks off the Christmas shopping season, but also ushers in the festive and social spirit of the holidays. Now in its 30 year, the market was established and organized by Peter Metcalfe...
Connected life a great gift during any season

...time with friends and family. We invite them to our Thanksgiving table. We send them cards. We kiss them under the stars to usher in the new year. But we also get angry at them, deal with their demands and endure their opinions of one another. Amid all...
Deal traps Obama into helplessness on jobs creation

...over the cliff. In response, President Barack Obama agrees to pay a historic ransom. To please the hostage-takers, he ushers in a new era of fiscal austerity that will make it virtually impossible for the government to address what the American people...
Online dividend applications begin New Year's Day

JUNEAU - Alaskans can usher in the New Year by applying for their Permanent Fund Dividend online. Those wishing to apply on New Year's Day can do so as...
Hundreds attend funerals for church shooting victims

...eyes under the exertion of the cathartic singing. Ushers walked through the aisles with boxes of tissues...interim pastor said."When it was time for the ushers to usher, she had the usher strut," the Rev. Norvel Goff said. "When Sister...
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