Longtime Juneau resident and civic participant Kay Diebels died Friday afternoon at Bartlett Regional Hospital. She was 82. "She really cared about Juneau," said Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau. “She was a great lady and really worked her butt off for the city she loved.”
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In late March, several Juneau residents expressed concern about how the city's generally increasing property assessments would impact their property taxes. The Assembly has now answered that question. The Assembly set the mill rate at 10.66 mills with a 5–4 vote at its meeting Monday night.
The Juneau Assembly voted to adopt the 2016 Land Management Plan, which calls for the disposal and development of the Pederson Hill subdivision among other things, at its Monday night meeting. Several developers spoke out against doing so.
Four years ago, Wilson Nicklie Jr. would have reached for a bottle of alcohol — most likely some whiskey — to celebrate anything that was going right for him, which sums up everything that was going wrong for him.