Loren Jones is collecting voters’ signatures for his CBJ nomination petition. He intends to file for the Assembly District One seat on August 3rd, the first day of the filing period for the October municipal election.
The Federal Department of Education has given Alaska a waiver for one of the requirements created by the No Child Left Behind Act.
The hydraulic lift is capable of hoisting vessels up to 45-tons and 65-feet in length out of the water. It arrived at the Auke Bay Commercial Loading Facility on Friday, and is already attracting attention from passersby. But it’ll probably be another three months before it’s fully operational.
The decision allows the state to freeze its student proficiency targets for one year if state officials commit to applying for a larger package of waivers by September 6th.
The full Assembly still needs to vote on the measures. But for now it appears Juneau residents will be asked to approve a five-year extension of the city’s temporary 1-percent sales tax and a $24.9-million bond proposition.
The city is considering a short pioneer road from the end of North Douglas Highway as the first development in the area.
The new CEO for Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital doesn’t plan to make major changes right away. Chris Harff was named to the city-owned facility’s top post Friday by the hospital’s board of directors.
Juneau Police Chief Greg Browning says the investigation into last weekend’s deadly accident on Auke Lake may take weeks.