18 apply to Anchorage District Court judgeship

Eighteen attorneys have applied for two vacancies on the Anchorage District Court, according to the Alaska Judicial Council.

The council said in a release the two vacancies were created by the appointments of Judges Catherine M. Easter and Paul E. Olson to the Anchorage Superior Court.

The Alaska Judicial Council will evaluate applicants and nominate the most qualified applicants to the governor, who will make the appointments.

A public hearing will be held in Anchorage in October before the council makes their recommendations.

The applicants are: Ella Anagick; David A. Bauer; John Bernitz; Michaela K. Canterbury; Leslie Dickson; Cynthia A. Franklin; Joy Green-Armstrong; Hatton Greer; Jennifer Stuart Henderson; Jonathon Lack; Michael B. Logue; Gustaf W. Olson; Andrew Peterson; Gregory G. Silvey; Clayton H. Walker Jr.; John R. White; Daniel Wilkerson; Chong M. Yim.


Thu, 02/23/2017 - 08:25

Local energy experts to speak to Chamber of Commerce

The Juneau Chamber of Commerce’s luncheon Thursday features representatives from one of the oldest establishments in Juneau, looking both at the past and to the future.

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Thu, 02/23/2017 - 08:24

Roundabout on Riverside? DOT looks for engineer to consider options

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has begun the process of finding an engineer to suggest ideas for fixing two of Juneau’s busiest road intersections.

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Thu, 02/23/2017 - 08:19

South Franklin Street construction to start next week

The City and Borough of Juneau is beginning the first phase of its Downtown Street Improvements on Feb. 27, CBJ announced Wednesday. The work starts with a new roadway, new sidewalks, new lighting and draining improvements to parts of South Franklin Street.

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Thu, 02/23/2017 - 08:17

This Day in Juneau History: Feb. 23, 1987

On Feb. 23, 1987, Alaska House lawmakers voted 22-17 to transfer all of the $426 million from the Alaska budget reserve to the general fund to cover state bills. However, the clause that would have made the bill effective immediately after it was passed by both the Legislature and Gov. Steve Cowper was not passed, meaning that the bill will not go into effect until 90 days after Cowper’s signature and therefore not in time to stop a state cash flow crisis predicted to occur on March 9.

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