Due to a shortage of assisted living homes, some of Southeast Alaska’s aging residents can’t stay in their home communities.
The governor’s office said the reorganization will save the state more than $1.3 million a year.
“Her focus on education, her focus on examining our city budget at a really deep level, not just a broad stroke policy level, but getting into the line items – I think that’s a really valuable for assembly members to go after the budget work,” said Deputy Mayor Jesse Kiehl.
“I just think that the manager’s job is the juggler of so many different things. I think it’s just going to be fun. I don’t think it’s going to be easy,” Rorie Watt said.
“Juneau to Minneapolis for $361. New York for $365, which is insane. The fares dropped by $100 to $200 overnight. And adjusted for inflation, really, Juneau has never ever seen these exceptional rates,” said travel analyst Scott McMurren.
Gastineau Humane Society called the dog aggressive and not a viable candidate for adoption. The Juneau couple wishes they’d been notified before the dog was put down.
The Juneau School District is facing a sixth year of budget cuts, and it’s handling the budget process a little differently than it has in recent years.
The Smithsonian Channel goes behind the scenes with investigators trying to figure out why planes crashed near Juneau, Knik Arm and other Alaska locations.
Albert Clough, Cheryl Jebe, Arnold Liebelt, Douglas Mertz and Barbara Sheinberg have applied for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The assembly plans to interview them Jan. 11 and make a final decision Jan. 12.
The deadline to apply for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat is Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. The assembly plans to interview applicants on Jan. 11 and make a final decision during a Jan. 12 special meeting.