Lawmakers thought they banned texting while driving in 2008, but some state court judges offered a different interpretation of the previous law.
The “Friends of Auke Bay” group says the roundabout project would make the area less livable, and destroy DeHart’s – a popular roadside convenience store and gas station in the heart of Auke Bay.
The Douglas Post Office has been spared – at least for a while.
A distracted driver was the alleged cause behind a single-vehicle rollover crash that closed two lanes of Egan Drive on Monday afternoon.
Opponents of a rock crusher at a Montana Creek Road gravel pit have appealed a Conditional Use Permit issued to Coogan General, LLC last month by the Juneau Planning Commission.
Juneau’s portion of the state’s fiscal year 2012 public works budget is more than $100 million.
Basin Road will be closed Friday and Monday for repairs.
Haines Representative Bill Thomas spent much of this year’s session working on the state’s operating budget. He also got projects into the capital budget for his widespread district, made up of villages and small cities from Metlakatla to Prince William Sound.
The City and Borough of Juneau will seek input from the U.S. Attorney’s office on whether the practice of having cruise ship crewmembers tie up tender boats to CBJ docks exposes the city to potential lawsuits.
The Alaska House of Representatives adjourned sine die just before 5:30 p.m. today (Monday). In a news conference, House majority leaders blamed the Senate for not dealing with legislation that would formalize a plan for construction of a gas pipeline from the North Slope to Southcentral Alaska.