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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.

School Board to decide if Montessori Borealis should be its own school

School Board to decide if Montessori Borealis should be its own schoolThe Montessori Borealis community wants their program, with teachers like Cory Crossett, to be becomes its own expanded Montessori school.

City manager talks reorganization, capital projects, tax exemptions

City manager talks reorganization, capital projects, tax exemptionsKTOO's Casey Kelly interviews Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer.

City to merge departments, shuffle jobs to save money

City to merge departments, shuffle jobs to save moneyCity and Borough of Juneau officials say the move will eliminate two full-time positions and save about $275,000 a year.

Juneau Assembly appoints Planning Commission, hospital board members

The Assembly received six applicants for Planning Commission and eight for Bartlett Regional Hospital board.

Treadwell Arena may get help from advisory board

Treadwell Arena may get help from advisory boardAssemblyman Loren Jones says an advisory board will bring focused attention to the rink’s management that the facility hasn’t gotten before.

Juneau Assembly delays changes to Capital Transit bus plan

Juneau Assembly delays changes to Capital Transit bus planThe vast majority of the roughly 160 public comments received on proposed bus changes were negative.

Porcupine Lodge opening may be delayed

Porcupine Lodge opening may be delayedContractors are still working on the new Porcupine Lodge at Juneau's Eaglecrest Ski Area