Four applicants for the CBJ Community Development Director will be on the hot seat Monday as the final selection process gets underway.
Work begins Monday (June 25) to reconstruct left turn lanes at the Fred Meyer / Yandukin Drive intersection of Egan Drive, which has a long history of accidents, according to the state Transportation Department.
Murkowski says the Niblack and Bokan Mountain mines could provide stable, well-paying jobs for hundreds of people. But with no roads to either site, workers would have to be boated or flown to and from the mines.
U.S. Senator Mark Begich sent a petition with signatures of more than 1650 Alaskans and other U.S. residents opposing the relocation of an F-16 squadron from Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks.
It now appears most state Labor Department employees in Juneau will be staying in the same building that for years has been suspected of causing health problems.
In a 94-page report released today (Monday), state Ombudsman Linda Lord-Jenkins places blame on the Office of Children’s Services regulations, saying they’re confusing to both staff and the citizens who interact with the agency.
Two former employees of the Alaska Coastal Management Program debated in front of a packed house at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce today (Thursday). At issue – a measure on the August primary ballot that would re-establish the federally funded program, which gives the state oversight of permitting activities along its coastline.
The City and Borough of Juneau will continue to lease Cathedral Park from the city’s downtown Catholic parish for at least another year.
A drinking water supply plan for Juneau will come up for a public hearing before the Assembly later this summer.
The road is closed between Watson Lake and Teslin due to a mudslide and washout. One lane reopened this morning between Haines Junction and Destruction Bay, after that section was closed Friday. Officials warn it could close again on short notice if conditions worsen.