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City may lose deputy fire marshal, basketball league and summer ice rink hours

...committee chairwoman Karen Crane said the committee is going to have to make final decisions on budget cuts in the next two weeks.Mayor Merrill Sanford reminded the group that all cuts will be difficult."Almost every single one of those cuts affect...
Empire editorial: New capitol needs to reflect people around the state

...go to www.alaska . To submit ideas about the capitol, e-mail info@alaska . This week Mayor Bruce Botelho took the planning for a new capitol exactly where it belongs: across the state. He and members of the...
Juneau, city of hope

...year. The current Assembly is exhibiting an ability to get things done in a responsible, progressive way. This past week Mayor Smith and the Assembly took decisive action on an issue that has divided the community, the volume of helicopter landings...
Don't forget to thank a dispatcher this week

...Wednesday morning to thank Juneau's public safety dispatchers as part of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.Mayor Merrill Sanford delivered a proclamation expressing gratitude to the 911 call-takers, dispatchers, trainers and...
City still pondering Breeze In expansion

The Juneau Assembly likely won't decide the fate of the Douglas Breeze In expansion until early this week, Mayor Bruce Botelho said Saturday after a three-hour hearing. The Assembly met to hear two appeals of the Breeze In's conditional-use...
City bear committee is back

...continuing bear problems in Juneau neighborhoods, the city's Ad Hoc Urban Bear Committee officially will return next week. Mayor Sally Smith plans to put the panel back to work at Monday's Assembly meeting. Smith called committee members together...
Petersburg: DOT changes its mind on project

...428,000. Upon hearing of the grant, they withdrew their offer," City Manager Bruce Jones told the council last week. Mayor Ted Smith explained the project grant was federal money that passed through the state. "It's direct federal funding...
Businesses brace for higher bills owners say that while it's an agonizing decision, they can't afford not to pass on costs to customers. Last week, Mayor Bruce Botelho laid out three basic pieces of advice to businesses who would raise prices to cover their bills: Explain...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Sewer project unearths ancient graves 8/12/97

...say it's one of the more exciting things that happened in archaeology this summer.'' On a warm sunny day last week, Mayor Barr was glued to the site, watching and waiting as several other residents snapped photos and talked in hushed tones...


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