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City taking steps to take Gastineau Apartments by eminent domain

City taking steps to take Gastineau Apartments by eminent domainIf the city seizes the vacant apartments, it would look to convert them into affordable housing.

Eaglecrest Ski Area opens this weekend

Eaglecrest Ski Area opens this weekendUntil more snow falls on the mountain, only the Porcupine lift will be running.

Former CBJ paralegal headed to criminal trial

Prosecutors allege Roxie Starr, 60, improperly accessed APSIN, the Alaska Public Safety Information Network.

Wrangell assembly to intervene in two more timber lawsuits

Wrangell assembly to intervene in two more timber lawsuitsWrangell Borough Assembly has voted to participate in two more lawsuits seeking to block the Prince of Wales Island logging contract.

Compliance ordered for Ketchikan water supply

Compliance ordered for Ketchikan water supplyA compliance order from the state Department of Environmental Conservation spells out what the City of Ketchikan is required to do over the next couple of years to address ongoing water concerns.

Anchorage assembly member pushes for pot ban in municipality

Anchorage assembly member pushes for pot ban in municipalityThe Anchorage Municipality may use its leverage as the state’s population center to influence how laws on commercial marijuana take shape in the year ahead.

Public meetings on Juneau’s proposed Capital Transit plan start Monday

Public meetings on Juneau’s proposed Capital Transit plan start Monday"It’s really about, do we implement these plans or do we keep the system that we’ve got?" says Kirk Duncan.

Juneau Housing First project inches closer to reality

Juneau Housing First project inches closer to realityJuneau is getting closer to becoming the third community in Alaska with a Housing First project to provide the chronically homeless with housing.

Lobbyist: State budget shortfall will affect Juneau

Lobbyist: State budget shortfall will affect Juneau"If oil averages $85, the deficit for the state is about $3 billion," says Kevin Jardell, the City and Borough of Juneau's lobbyist for state issues.

Juneau School Board eliminates budget committee, resolves activities fund deficit

Juneau School Board eliminates budget committee, resolves activities fund deficit"I’m going to miss the input. We had several community members who, over the years, have contributed a great deal to the discussion," says Barbara Thurston.