Fifty-six years ago, 55 delegates met to discuss their vision for Alaska at the Constitutional Convention. This weekend, 55 delegates gather yet again to discuss Alaska’s future with one major difference – all of them are under 25.
Juneau-based research firm McDowell Group will likely begin conducting a survey of Capital City residents’ next week. The Juneau Assembly commissioned the poll to get public input on municipal spending priorities now that the city is facing a projected 7-million dollar shortfall over the next two years.
Juneau Police, working with state and federal law enforcement personnel, have arrested two men accused of drug and forgery charges.
JPD says it began investigating the incident as soon as it was reported on New Year’s Day.
According to police, 42-year-old Bradley James Mauch of Juneau apparently shot a woman inside a mobile home, then killed himself. The woman has been released from the hospital and the incident remains under investigation.
Backers of a citizen’s initiative to re-establish the Alaska Coastal Management Program have unleashed a full-court press to collect nearly 26-thousand signatures needed to put the measure on this year’s statewide ballot.
Juneau-based Native Corporation Goldbelt, Inc. has a new president and CEO. Bob Loiselle will join the company later this month, Goldbelt’s Board of Directors announced today (Tuesday).
A pair of Juneau Assembly subcommittees – Budget Survey and Manager Hire – will meet today (Tuesday) to work on two of the biggest issues facing the city in the New Year.
For the sixth time in seven years, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is projecting a directed commercial fishery for Taku River King salmon in 2012.
Arrow Refuse has filed a new plan to change the way garbage is collected in Juneau. But this one does not include barging solid waste south or curbside recycling.