The CBJ Assembly made appointments to the Planning Commission and Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors at a special meeting last night (Wednesday).
Dr. Nathan Peimann was reappointed to a physician seat on the hospital board, while Bob Storer was reappointed to one public seat, and Nancy Davis was appointed another public seat. All three will serve three-year terms starting in January.
Jerry Medina was appointed to a vacant seat on the Planning Commission starting immediately and ending December 31, 2013. Incumbents Nicole Grewe and Marsha Bennett, and newcomer Karen Lawfer were appointed to three more seats. They’ll serve three-year terms beginning in January.
- A swath of downtown Juneau went dark for about a half hour on Friday morning. AEL&P blamed the outage on unspecified equipment failure in a feeder circuit.
- It aims to preserve Alaska Native culture by giving tribes and tribal organizations the ability to oversee local child welfare problems, rather than social workers coming in from outside their communities. That often results in children being removed from their communities.
- Dressed in full Gwich’in regalia, Potts recounted growing up in a modest dirt-floor hunting cabin in Eagle, losing someone close to suicide, and taking the conventions theme of strength in unity to get back to enjoying life again.
- The Juneau School District wants to consolidate its two high school football programs and cheer squads. Superintendent Dr. Mark Miller said at a press conference Thursday afternoon that the decision to send a formal request to the Alaska School Activities Association has been two years in the making.