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CBJ Election forum set for Wednesday

CBJ Election forum set for Wednesday

Juneau’s League of Women Voters will host a Municipal Candidate Forum on Wednesday.

Juneau assembly narrows lobbyist search to five

They are the Anderson Group, Bob Evans of Anchorage, the team of Mark Hickey and David Rogers, Kevin Jardell of Juneau, and Sam Kito, the third, also of Juneau.

Why “Alaska” means milk and basketball to many Filipinos

Why “Alaska” means milk and basketball to many Filipinos

The Philippines’ recently appointed honorary consul is trying to make the case that “Alaska” should mean “seafood” in the Philippines.

Juneau police report a drop in overall crime, violent crime

Juneau police report a drop in overall crime, violent crime

The number of reported crimes in Juneau dropped nearly 20 percent from 2011 to 2012, and the number of violent crimes recorded over the same … more

Sewage sludge disposal costs on the rise

Sewage sludge disposal costs on the rise

Juneau’s poop is getting expensive. Bidding closed last week on a 5-year contract for municipal sewage sludge disposal with only one viable bid.

Juneau advertises for a new lobbyist

Juneau advertises for a new lobbyist

Assembly member Carlton Smith says the assembly decided to issue a solicitation of interest to broaden the selection.

City considering additional regulations for bear-proofing garbage

City considering additional regulations for bear-proofing garbage

A potential change to Juneau’s bear laws would encourage business owners and residents to better secure their garbage.

CBJ looks for a new lobbyist

The city and borough of Juneau is in the market for a new legislative lobbyist.

Long-time lobbyist Clark Gruening retired at the end of July after more than 25 years with the CBJ.

Assembly encourages housing development with property tax deferral

Assembly encourages housing development with property tax deferral

The CBJ assembly adopted an ordinance that would allow the city to defer property taxes if land is subdivided into three or more lots.

City manager gets a raise

City manager gets a raise

In a 7-2 vote, the CBJ assembly approved a three percent pay increase for city manager Kim Kiefer. That means Kiefer will be getting an … more