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Juneau Assembly honors JPD’s “Rock Star”

Juneau Assembly honors JPD’s “Rock Star”JPD Officer Blaine Hatch recently received the Alaska Municipal League's Employee of the Year award, honoring the state's top local government employee.

Tulsequah mine study outlines Taku River barging

Tulsequah mine study outlines Taku River bargingChieftain Metals Corp. is trying to reopen the long closed Tulsequah Chief Mine.

Juneau lawmakers hopeful city can weather pared-down state capital budget

Juneau lawmakers hopeful city can weather pared-down state capital budgetThe proposed state capital budget submitted by Gov. Bill Walker on Monday includes just four projects for Juneau.

City manager talks reorganization, capital projects, tax exemptions

City manager talks reorganization, capital projects, tax exemptionsKTOO's Casey Kelly interviews Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer.

City to merge departments, shuffle jobs to save money

City to merge departments, shuffle jobs to save moneyCity and Borough of Juneau officials say the move will eliminate two full-time positions and save about $275,000 a year.

Juneau Assembly appoints Planning Commission, hospital board members

The Assembly received six applicants for Planning Commission and eight for Bartlett Regional Hospital board.

Greens Creek receives final tailings expansion permit

Greens Creek receives final tailings expansion permitThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finalized a wastewater and tailings disposal permit for the Greens Creek Mine near Juneau.

City taking steps to take Gastineau Apartments by eminent domain

City taking steps to take Gastineau Apartments by eminent domainIf the city seizes the vacant apartments, it would look to convert them into affordable housing.

The Glory Hole homeless shelter to be closed at least a month

The Glory Hole homeless shelter to be closed at least a monthPatrons and staff were adjusting to the new reality Tuesday, after a burst water pipe flooded the facility over the weekend.

Burst water pipe, flood temporarily shut down the Glory Hole

Burst water pipe, flood temporarily shut down the Glory HoleJuneau’s emergency homeless shelter and soup kitchen is temporarily out of commission.