After nearly 1,400 absentee and questioned ballots from Tuesday’s municipal election were counted Friday, Carlton Smith expanded his narrow lead over Loren Jones in the race for an area wide seat on the CBJ Assembly. The results will be certified next Tuesday.
The Division of Community and Regional Affairs’ library construction grant could cover 50 percent of the cost of a new branch in the Mendenhall Valley.
A Juneau-based nonprofit that aims to curb the use of plastic shopping bags in the Capital City won’t be deterred by voters’ rejection this week of a citizen’s initiative to tax those bags at certain retailers.
A controversial proposal to allow CBJ officials to opt out of state financial reporting requirements resoundingly failed on a vote of 4,288 to 1,511.
Under … more
Only 25 percent of Juneau’s registered voters cast ballots in yesterday’s municipal election. They elected three Assembly and two school board members, and clearly rejected … more
It was no problem to convince Juneau voters to approve the 3 percent sales tax extension.
Proposition 2 passed on a vote of 4,286 to … more
Juneau School Board President Sally Saddler was the only candidate to appear on the ballot for two open seats.
She says there are plenty of … more
Voters rejected a proposed tax on plastic shopping bags, as well as a Juneau Assembly proposal to opt out of state financial disclosure reporting rules … more
An unidentified flying object over Juneau Sunday night had one Douglas couple rubbing their eyes in disbelief.
The U.S. Justice Department has awarded the Tlingit and Haida Central Council nearly 900-thousand dollars to expand tribal court services.
Currently, the court hears paternity … more