The winners for the Juneau Assembly’s wish list include: Juneau Access Project; Rainforest Recovery Center and extending the West Douglas pioneer road. The losers include a new Juneau Arts and Cultural Center, refurbishing Centennial Hall and developing the former NOAA marine lab at Auke Bay.
Wrangell’s municipal workers’ strike is over, at least for now. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Wrangell Borough officials returned to the bargaining table today. That came as the 24 striking workers went back to their jobs.
After months of partisan deadlock and weeks of brinksmanship as a government shutdown loomed, Washington legislative budget negotiators have reached an “agreement in principle” on a two-year budget designed to fully fund schools, as required by the state Supreme Court.