Jesse Kiehl and Randy Wanamaker won seats on the CBJ Assembly. A third race is too close to call, with Carlton Smith holding a 53 vote lead over Loren Jones for an area wide seat, and Geny Del Rosario in distant third place.
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- So far, the Juneau School District has enrolled about 230 more students than it expected. If the higher enrollment remains true in October, the district could get enough additional state funding to cover a near $200,000 deficit.
- Juneau-based nonprofit, Southeast Alaska Land Trust, was denied its property tax exemption earlier this year. Now the Assembly will take another look.
- "A lot of ice experts, including myself, thought we were headed for a record year minimum," said Hajo Eicken, a professor at the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.