The Juneau Assembly has appointed Kim Kiefer as the next city manager. The longtime city employee, and current deputy manager, will replace Rod Swope, who’s retiring March 31st.
The Senate Education Committee Monday approved a three-year increase to the Basic Student Allocation, or BSA.
Capital City Fire and Rescue is asking for the public’s help in clearing snow from around fire hydrants.
As school districts across the state brace for budget cuts and layoffs, the Senate Education Committee this morning (Monday) will take up a bill to increase the Base Student Allocation.
Longtime Juneau businessman and Chamber of Commerce luminary Romer Derr passed away yesterday (Thursday) at the age of 75. He’s being remembered not just for his efforts to improve Juneau’s economy, but for his participation in the Capital City’s first ever statehood celebration.
The City and Borough of Juneau will enter into negotiations with Waste Management for a new recycling facility at the landfill.
Many Juneau residents would like to see the city invest in technology that could turn solid waste into energy, but at this point it isn’t commercially viable for a town the size of Juneau.
A long-running lawsuit over rural education has been settled, and will provide $18-million for Alaska’s poorest-performing schools.
State Senate President Gary Stevens says nothing is more important this legislative session than coming to agreement on oil tax legislation.
Thirty-five states have banned texting while driving – and Alaska thought it had, too.