The trooper used to provide protection for areas of the borough outside the townsite, including the Haines Highway. Now, the Assembly has a solution in sight to cover the gap left behind by the trooper, but voters will have the final say.
The winners for the Juneau Assembly’s wish list include: Juneau Access Project; Rainforest Recovery Center and extending the West Douglas pioneer road. The losers include a new Juneau Arts and Cultural Center, refurbishing Centennial Hall and developing the former NOAA marine lab at Auke Bay.
Wrangell’s municipal workers’ strike is over, at least for now. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Wrangell Borough officials returned to the bargaining table today. That came as the 24 striking workers went back to their jobs.