The question of how people will get to and from the shelter hasn’t been fully resolved. One past user says transportation to and from it is his number one issue.
Even though Juneau voters passed two out of three ballot propositions, the Juneau Assembly has the final say on how they are implemented.
Some 2,000 absentee and questioned ballots were outstanding after election night, with two close races pending in Juneau.
The school closed long ago. There is no city or tribal council. A proposed mine nearby could change all that. But what’s the risk?
A mine built Red Devil. It also left behind enough pollution to require a federal government clean up, and some people are still not supposed to eat the fish.
How do you you restart a city government? Red Devil residents are making phone calls to find out.
The $20.7 million federal grant will be distributed to the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development over five years.
The commercial fishing industry puts a lot of strain on Bristol Bay’s outdated sewer system. A proposed fisheries business tax is aimed at fixing that problem.
Juneau voters appeared to approve one ballot proposition and reject another in Juneau’s municipal election Tuesday. A third proposition was too close to call.
The only competitive race was in District 1, which had two open seats. Greg Smith appeared to receive more votes than Alicia Hughes-Skandijs and would serve a three-year term.