House Dist. 34: Kreiss-Tomkins holds small lead over Rep. Bill Thomas

It’s still too close to call for Republican state Representative Bill Thomas and Democratic challenger Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins in Southeast’s House District 34. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Thomas trails Kreiss-Tomkins by 44 votes. That’s less than a full school bus of voters. Absentee, early and questioned ballots will have an impact in this race.…

Cathy Munoz

Munoz stumps for Wilson, Thomas; looks forward to 2013 session

With no opponents this election cycle, Juneau Representative Cathy Munoz has spent much of the campaign season attending regional gatherings, such as Southeast Conference and the Alaska Native Brotherhood Grand Camp, or helping fellow Republicans with their campaigns. She’s also had time to think about her priorities for the upcoming 28th Alaska Legislature. Munoz has…

Beth Kerttula

Unopposed Kerttula works new district

Juneau Democratic State Rep. Beth Kerttula has been getting to know the residents and issues in her new district this fall. House District 32 encompasses Juneau, Petersburg, Kupreanof, Gustavus, Tenakee and Skagway.

Juneau Assembly declines to get involved in Auke Bay speed limit issue

The Juneau Assembly this week decided not to request lower speed limits as part of an Alaska Department of Transportation project in the Auke Bay area. That means the section of Glacier Highway from Auke Lake to the intersection with Back Loop Road will continue to be designed for a 40 mile per hour speed…