Clarise Larson, KTOO - Juneau
Sen. Jesse Kiehl, D-Juneau, says the bill aims to make the property assessment process in the state more fair and transparent for residents.
The organizers say they want the Juneau Assembly to pass a resolution calling for a permanent ceasefire, and at least one local Assembly member agrees.
A portion of the proposed borough overlaps with land that Juneau once made an effort to annex.
In a memo sent in early January, the mine’s general manager said the mine will struggle to remain viable if it does not find ways to reduce costs.
The city has been looking for new office space since this fall, when voters rejected the city’s request to fund a new City Hall through a $27 million bond.
About 250,000 pounds of trash made its way from cruise ships to Juneau’s landfill last summer, down from over 3.3 million pounds in 2019.
Eaglecrest Ski Area's Dave Scanlan hopes to have the gondola ready by the winter of 2025, and fully operational by the following summer tourist season.
Police said that two people exited the home early on in the search, but one refused to leave the building.
Juneau City Manager Katie Koester said finding a place to rent that would consolidate all city functions would likely help both city staff and the public.
The area's planned overhaul has provoked hundreds — if not thousands — of public comments from local residents over the years.
The city’s fire chief said the department would not support the project due to its location.