Michael Patterson, who has Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is featured prominently in the CDC’s “Tips from Former Smokers” campaign.
A hearing officer finds “substantial evidence” supporting a Planning Commission decision to allow a rock crusher to operate at a Montana Creek Road gravel pit. Meanwhile, an agreement has been reached to dismiss another appeal of a Planning Commission decision allowing the owners of an office complex to build a second driveway.
Juneau’s new mayor and Assembly members will be sworn into office on Monday.
Assembly woman Ruth Danner will be out of town next week, so Mayor Bruce Botelho took a moment at her final meeting to thank her for her service.
GCI representative Wayne Haerer said the site will enhance the signal strength for voice, digital data and text to the Mendenhall Valley, where the signal is inadequate.
Another piece of financing for Juneau’s controversial new cruise ship docks on the downtown waterfront is in place.
Jerry Nankervis announced his intention to seek the District 2 assembly seat currently held by Ruth Danner one day after Danner said she would not seek reelection.
After one term on the Juneau Assembly, Ruth Danner says she came to realize over the last year that assembly service doesn’t match her skill set. She says she plans to stay involved in the Juneau Homeless Coalition and housing issues in general.
Assembly member Ruth Danner last night (Monday) suggested revisiting the idea of moving the memorial as the city pushes forward with plans for a floating Panamax cruise ship dock in front of it.
The full Assembly still needs to vote on the measures. But for now it appears Juneau residents will be asked to approve a five-year extension of the city’s temporary 1-percent sales tax and a $24.9-million bond proposition.