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Juneau Assembly delays changes to Capital Transit bus plan

Juneau Assembly delays changes to Capital Transit bus planThe vast majority of the roughly 160 public comments received on proposed bus changes were negative.

City taking steps to take Gastineau Apartments by eminent domain

City taking steps to take Gastineau Apartments by eminent domainIf the city seizes the vacant apartments, it would look to convert them into affordable housing.

Juneau Housing First project inches closer to reality

Juneau Housing First project inches closer to realityJuneau is getting closer to becoming the third community in Alaska with a Housing First project to provide the chronically homeless with housing.

Lobbyist: State budget shortfall will affect Juneau

Lobbyist: State budget shortfall will affect Juneau"If oil averages $85, the deficit for the state is about $3 billion," says Kevin Jardell, the City and Borough of Juneau's lobbyist for state issues.

Assembly to hear Haven House appeal

Assembly to hear Haven House appealThe Juneau Assembly agreed to hear an appeal that could block the transitional home Haven House from operating.

Update: City considering purchase of condemned Gastineau Apartments

Update: City considering purchase of condemned Gastineau ApartmentsThe Juneau Assembly will discuss behind closed doors at Monday's meeting what’s to become of the Gastineau Apartments building in downtown Juneau. The building has been uninhabitable since it burned in a fire two years ago.

Officials, public criticize another Capital Transit bus plan

Officials, public criticize another Capital Transit bus planChanges include eliminating service into the downtown core and onto the University of Alaska Southeast campus.

McGuan gives Muñoz first election challenge in six years

McGuan gives Muñoz first election challenge in six yearsDemocrat George McGuan is a union electrician, who portrays himself as more working man than politician

City engineer: No good news on sewage sludge disposal

City engineer: No good news on sewage sludge disposal“I don't know that I have any good news for you in all this,” City Engineering Director Rorie Watt told the Assembly on Monday.

Smith: “Get more comfortable with the word no”

Smith: “Get more comfortable with the word no”Outgoing Juneau Assemblyman Carlton Smith predicts uncertain financial times