Paul Nowlin – a 35-year-old office manager at Petro Marine in Juneau – filed his letter of intent with the Alaska Public Offices Commission Monday. Nowlin says he wants to give back to the community where he grew up.
Jerry Nankervis announced his intention to seek the District 2 assembly seat currently held by Ruth Danner one day after Danner said she would not seek reelection.
After one term on the Juneau Assembly, Ruth Danner says she came to realize over the last year that assembly service doesn’t match her skill set. She says she plans to stay involved in the Juneau Homeless Coalition and housing issues in general.
The ceremony was held by the Douglas Indian Association to honor human remains unearthed at the school during a renovation project this summer. Members of the Juneau Assembly and School Board attended as guests of DIA.
The Juneau Assembly last night (Monday) appropriated nearly $23.5-million for runway safety area improvements at Juneau International Airport. The Assembly also awarded SECON a $12.3-million contract for another phase of the project.
Assembly member Ruth Danner last night (Monday) suggested revisiting the idea of moving the memorial as the city pushes forward with plans for a floating Panamax cruise ship dock in front of it.
Juneau police are recommending three Juneau teens be charged in connection with throwing rocks Sunday at vehicles in the Mendenhall Valley, injuring at least one person.
A dozen years ago, the city faced a similar problem, leading to the CBJ bear ordinance, which prohibits leaving garbage cans out except after 4 a.m. on pickup day. Juneau Police are not currently citing residents under the ordinance when a crafty bruin pops the lid on one of those new garbage cans provided by Arrow Refuse.
A Washington state man will be the new Community Development Director for the City and Borough of Juneau.
Loren Jones is collecting voters’ signatures for his CBJ nomination petition. He intends to file for the Assembly District One seat on August 3rd, the first day of the filing period for the October municipal election.