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Northrim Bank gives $35,000 to University of Alaska Southeast

Northrim Bank gives $35,000 to University of Alaska SoutheastThe donation is part of nearly $240,000 Northrim Bank is giving to the University of Alaska for business programs and economic research.

ConocoPhillips exec: Current oil tax structure is good for Alaska

ConocoPhillips exec: Current oil tax structure is good for AlaskaScott Jepsen with ConocoPhillips Alaska says the oil tax cut approved by lawmakers last year improved the business climate in the state.

Is Juneau’s budget shortfall as bad as it seems?

Is Juneau’s budget shortfall as bad as it seems?While an estimated $12 million shortfall may sound dire, the Juneau Assembly has nearly $20 million in savings to work with.

Juneau appeals Petersburg boundary to state Supreme Court

Juneau appeals Petersburg boundary to state Supreme CourtThe court challenge of Petersburg’s borough boundaries is not over yet.

City sets deadline for cleanup of Gastineau Apartments

City sets deadline for cleanup of Gastineau ApartmentsThe City and Borough of Juneau has given the owner of the Gastineau Apartments until May 1 to partially clean up the building.

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pie

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pieThe group Great Alaska Schools took to the steps of the Capitol on Friday to demand an increase in the state’s education funding formula.

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project fundingJuneau residents on Thursday weighed in for and against a $35 million appropriation for the Juneau Access project in Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed capital budget.

Proposed budget cuts would close Augustus Brown Swimming Pool

Proposed budget cuts would close Augustus Brown Swimming PoolJuneau City Manager Kim Kiefer is expected to detail her proposed budget cuts to the Assembly Finance Committee on Wednesday, as the city faces a $12 million shortfall for the next two fiscal years.

Public testimony scheduled for Egan’s retirement choice bill

Public testimony scheduled for Egan’s retirement choice billSenate Bill 30 would let local and state government workers choose between a traditional pension and a 401(k)-style retirement savings account.

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws critics

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws criticsTwo bills dealing with Alaska Native issues got different receptions from members of the Legislature on Thursday.