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Despite spending freeze, Juneau Access road effort continues

Despite spending freeze, Juneau Access road effort continuesWork continues on the Juneau Access Project, despite Gov. Bill Walker’s spending freeze. But it doesn’t involve moving dirt or pouring concrete.

Pick. Click. Give. donations up, number of donors taper

Pick. Click. Give. donations up, number of donors taperThis year, program officials have brought back the Double Your Dividend sweepstakes to attract donors, and organizations will be charged a new 7 percent administrative fee.

Snowless Southeast weather expected to continue

Snowless Southeast weather expected to continueIf the trend continues, snowpacks will be smaller and hydropower plants could run out of water in the summer. Salmon streams could run low, making it harder for fry to leave and adults to spawn.

Draft Juneau Economic Plan released

Draft Juneau Economic Plan releasedThe draft Juneau Economic Plan identifies eight key initiatives to guide the capital city’s financial future over the next decade.

Steedle: New timeline for Capital Transit plan update

Steedle: New timeline for Capital Transit plan updateDeputy City Manager Rob Steedle says officials have hit the reset button in the ongoing effort to update Juneau’s Capital Transit bus plan.

Juneau’s biggest stories of 2014

Juneau’s biggest stories of 2014A longtime state lawmaker resigned, Alaska Native languages were recognized as official state languages, and a price war for airline tickets.

Mining, timber, elections top 2014 Southeast news

Mining, timber, elections top 2014 Southeast newsThe year in news in Southeast Alaska can be summed up by three topics: mining, timber and elections.

Juneau Assembly pledges to support Housing First project

Juneau Assembly pledges to support Housing First projectThe Juneau Assembly last night unofficially committed $1.5 million to help fund a Housing First project in the capital city.

Major investor backs out of Tulsequah Chief Mine project

Major investor backs out of Tulsequah Chief Mine projectChieftain Metals Corp. says it will use a bridge loan to repay a $10 million advance from Denver-based Royal Gold.

Another electric vehicle charging station to go online in Juneau

Another electric vehicle charging station to go online in JuneauThe fourth publicly accessible electric vehicle charging station in Juneau will go online the day after Christmas at the Marine Parking Garage.