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.
The CBJ Assembly expects to hire a new city manager by the end of the month. The two finalists took questions from the public Wednesday, followed by an informal reception.
Juneau residents can see city manager candidates Norman “Buddy” Custard and Kim Kiefer in action tonight (Wednesday) when they take part in a public presentation and reception at City Hall.