At the end of last year’s legislative session, Juneau found itself on the hook for more than $5 million in cost shifts from the state.
Depicting a cannon aimed over Sitka Sound at something that looks like a Tlingit fort, the seal evokes a painful past for many in the community. Now, the Sitka Assembly is getting behind a proposal to redesign it.
Juneau resident Libby Bakalar served in the Alaska attorney general’s office until December 2018, when she was fired by Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration.
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly’s regular meeting on Jan. 13, 2020.
Strong winds and high tides caused the tugboat Lumberman to drag anchor and drift south, raising concerns that it could endanger private or public property.
Ketchikan could be among the first cities in Alaska to allow a marijuana cafe with on-site consumption.
Alaska’s congressional delegation announced they were able to include a two-year extension for Secure Rural Schools payments in final appropriations bills for this year.
The City and Borough of Juneau announced Katie Koester as the new public works and engineering director on Monday. Former Director Mike Vigue retired earlier this month.
The Ounalashka Corp. and Chena Power have formed a company to develop a geothermal project at nearby Makushin Volcano. Unalaska city officials support the new project.
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly’s regular meeting on Nov. 25, 2019.