The city hopes a proposed land exchange with the owner of a waterfront property on South Franklin Street will help accommodate the continued growth in the number of cruise ship passengers visiting Juneau each year. But a recent court ruling may complicate how the city pays for the project.
Speaking in opposition to a proposed LGBTQ anti-discrimination ordinance, former Fairbanks North Star Borough Assemblyman Lance Roberts warned, “You’re going to start a war. You’re going to create conflict in the community that doesn’t have to be there.”
Hilcorp Energy Company began exploring for natural gas and oil this fall in an Anchor Point neighborhood where many own their mineral rights. Some residents near the drill site have struggled to get information from the company.