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Sitka hospital cuts ties with former CEO, moves toward transition

Sitka hospital cuts ties with former CEO, moves toward transitionFormer CEO Jeff Comer will not be receiving anything more than his paycheck for his work through last Friday.

Legacy of bar break violence haunting downtown Anchorage business development

Legacy of bar break violence haunting downtown Anchorage business developmentThe last few months have seen shootings, fights, and even a massive unsanctioned street dance party that was cleared by police officers in riot gear last November.

Draft Juneau Economic Plan released

Draft Juneau Economic Plan releasedThe draft Juneau Economic Plan identifies eight key initiatives to guide the capital city’s financial future over the next decade.

Steedle: New timeline for Capital Transit plan update

Steedle: New timeline for Capital Transit plan updateDeputy City Manager Rob Steedle says officials have hit the reset button in the ongoing effort to update Juneau’s Capital Transit bus plan.

Juneau’s biggest stories of 2014

Juneau’s biggest stories of 2014A longtime state lawmaker resigned, Alaska Native languages were recognized as official state languages, and a price war for airline tickets.

Juneau Assembly pledges to support Housing First project

Juneau Assembly pledges to support Housing First projectThe Juneau Assembly last night unofficially committed $1.5 million to help fund a Housing First project in the capital city.

$1 million loan to buy Sitka hospital ‘breathing room’

$1 million loan to buy Sitka hospital ‘breathing room’Sitka Community Hospital will get a $1-million infusion of cash from the Sitka assembly, in order to meet short-term expenses.

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.

Adair-Kennedy turf vandal sentenced

Adair-Kennedy turf vandal sentencedRyan Martin receives three year suspended imposition of sentence, ordered to pay restitution 2 1/2 years after arson.

Assembly committee: Scale back senior sales tax exemption

Assembly committee: Scale back senior sales tax exemptionA package of sales tax recommendations that could take a big bite out of the city's anticipated budget deficit is headed for public hearing.