The tourist season is over and many downtown Juneau shops are closed, but that’s not keeping other businesses from working to make it a more vibrant place.
Days before the election, Justin Parish took time off his day job to focus on his campaign.
Gerry’s Barber Shop has been around for nearly three decades in Juneau. Owner Gerry Carrillo Sr. runs the shop with his daughter and son. They say after awhile, even the clients become family.
The comprehensive plan outlines the city’s goals and policies. The housing action plan is a more detailed and expansive document with specific suggestions for how to implement the solutions.
The Juneau Police Department is encouraged to enforce the use of fireworks under the city’s disturbing the peace code.
Geneva Anowlic-Okikton was shot in the head earlier this month in Juneau.
The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is the state’s anti-discrimination agency. In 2011, a legislative audit found that the agency wasn’t doing its job. Five years later, the agency is still trying to move forward.
In 1997, a Chugiak man filed a discrimination complaint against the airport. The investigation into the complaint took five years. Unhappy with its findings, he asked the state ombudsman’s office to take a second look. More than a decade later, he’s still waiting for an answer.
Some people are already lining up to cast their votes.
The first of two public meetings is Wednesday night at 6 p.m., at the Assembly Chambers.