About 45 cabin and lodge owners, commercial fishermen, charter operators and others packed the House Finance Chambers in the state capitol to hear about Taku River habitat and its abundant fish stocks at the first Taku River Task Force meeting last night (Thursday).
Juneau-based research firm McDowell Group will likely begin conducting a survey of Capital City residents’ next week. The Juneau Assembly commissioned the poll to get public input on municipal spending priorities now that the city is facing a projected 7-million dollar shortfall over the next two years.
Juneau Police, working with state and federal law enforcement personnel, have arrested two men accused of drug and forgery charges.
Tulsequah Chief Mine officials are expected to be part of a Taku River task force meeting later this week.
JPD says it began investigating the incident as soon as it was reported on New Year’s Day.
According to police, 42-year-old Bradley James Mauch of Juneau apparently shot a woman inside a mobile home, then killed himself. The woman has been released from the hospital and the incident remains under investigation.
Backers of a citizen’s initiative to re-establish the Alaska Coastal Management Program have unleashed a full-court press to collect nearly 26-thousand signatures needed to put the measure on this year’s statewide ballot.
Juneau-based Native Corporation Goldbelt, Inc. has a new president and CEO. Bob Loiselle will join the company later this month, Goldbelt’s Board of Directors announced today (Tuesday).
A pair of Juneau Assembly subcommittees – Budget Survey and Manager Hire – will meet today (Tuesday) to work on two of the biggest issues facing the city in the New Year.
Two new major chain stores will open in Juneau in the New Year.