Longtime Juneau businessman and Chamber of Commerce luminary Romer Derr passed away yesterday (Thursday) at the age of 75. He’s being remembered not just for his efforts to improve Juneau’s economy, but for his participation in the Capital City’s first ever statehood celebration.
KRNN congratulates this year’s Juneau Arts and Humanities Council’s “Mayor’s Awards for the Arts” recipients:
The City and Borough of Juneau will enter into negotiations with Waste Management for a new recycling facility at the landfill.
Many Juneau residents would like to see the city invest in technology that could turn solid waste into energy, but at this point it isn’t commercially viable for a town the size of Juneau.
A long-running lawsuit over rural education has been settled, and will provide $18-million for Alaska’s poorest-performing schools.
State Senate President Gary Stevens says nothing is more important this legislative session than coming to agreement on oil tax legislation.
Thirty-five states have banned texting while driving – and Alaska thought it had, too.
New planning rules for national forests will have little immediate impact on Southeast Alaska. But they could mean some changes for Southcentral forest lands.
Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. Robin Gilchrist, Associate Dean of the UAS School of Career and Technical Education, will … more
The CBJ Assembly expects to hire a new city manager by the end of the month. The two finalists took questions from the public Wednesday, followed by an informal reception.