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Bartlett Regional Hospital board to begin CEO deliberations

Bartlett Regional Hospital board to begin CEO deliberationsFive candidates interviewed last week for the position of Bartlett Regional Hospital CEO.

Public testimony scheduled for Egan’s retirement choice bill

Public testimony scheduled for Egan’s retirement choice billSenate Bill 30 would let local and state government workers choose between a traditional pension and a 401(k)-style retirement savings account.

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws critics

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws criticsTwo bills dealing with Alaska Native issues got different receptions from members of the Legislature on Thursday.

City readies for Douglas Highway extension

City readies for Douglas Highway extensionAs soon as this summer, the city will be ready to apply for permits to build a pioneer road at the end of North Douglas Highway.

After-school program asks Assembly for $48,500 funding

After-school program asks Assembly for $48,500 fundingIt’s 4 o’ clock in the afternoon and 12-year-old John Barresi’s school day ended an hour ago. But the sixth grader is still hanging out at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School working on a project.

Ferry workers’ testimony cut short again on salary bill

Ferry workers’ testimony cut short again on salary billFor the second time this legislative session, Alaska Marine Highway workers were shut out from testifying against a bill that would cut their salaries.

New scanner to ease luggage backlog at Juneau airport

New scanner to ease luggage backlog at Juneau airportJuneau Airport Manager Patty deLaBruere says luggage has been piling up in the lobby before morning flights, causing delays

Juneau budget woes worse than originally expected

Juneau budget woes worse than originally expectedThe Juneau Assembly says all options are on the table after the administration projects a $12 million shortfall for the next two years

Meet new USFS Juneau District Ranger Brad Orr

Meet new USFS Juneau District Ranger Brad OrrBrad Orr is a 34-year veteran of the U.S. Forest Service and brings a wealth of recreation management experience with him

Supporters raise $1 million for new Mendenhall Valley library

Supporters raise $1 million for new Mendenhall Valley libraryFriends of the Juneau Public Libraries presented an oversize check for $775,000 to the Juneau Assembly on Monday.