Juneau’s long range plan for the Willoughby District will become part of the city and borough’s Comprehensive Plan. The Juneau Assembly Monday night voted to include chapter five, which lays out the planning and design principles for future improvements in the area west of downtown and east of Gold Creek.
A bill that would allow judges to consider Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders as a mitigating factor in criminal sentencing had a hearing in the Senate Finance Committee today (Monday).
A chorus of voices sang the second verse of the Alaska Flag Song on the steps of the Capitol building this afternoon (Friday).
The Parnell administration has reached a settlement on the Point Thomson gas fields that the governor says will help clear a path to an Alaska natural gas pipeline.
Bills introduced in the U.S. House and Senate would rename Juneau’s federal courthouse facilities in honor of the late Judge Robert Boochever, who passed away in October at the age of 94.
Save the post office. That was the rally cry in downtown Douglas yesterday (Wednesday) as a crowd of about a hundred urged Congress to pass legislation to keep open the community’s post office.
The latest reapportionment plan makes no changes to Southeast Alaska election district boundaries. But parts of that plan will likely be altered because it does not meet federal requirements protecting minority voting strength.
Juneau residents kicked off two days of public testimony on the state operating budget before the Senate Finance Committee today (Wednesday).
An unidentified mechanical problem sidelined the vessel yesterday (Tuesday), forcing the cancellation of its scheduled roundtrip between Juneau and Haines.
A rally is planned in downtown Douglas this afternoon to support the community’s post office, which is on a list of more than 36-hundred postal stations being studied for possible closure by the United States Postal Service.