Lisa Daugherty, owner of Juneau Composts!, uses a front-end loader to move wood chips to used in her year-old business on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Currently located out the road near mile 25, Daugherty is working to lease city land in the Lemon Creek area to expand her business. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Composting business aims to help in fight to make landfill last

Some city officials are looking forward to making composting easier in town.


Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters work to secure a former Waste Management recycling building that caught fire on Aug. 9, 2018. The building was already being demolished when the fire happened, CCFR officials said (Courtesy Photo | Capital City Fire/Rescue)

Demolition efforts spark fire at former recycling building

A building that was being demolished caught fire early Thursday morning, Capital City Fire/Rescue officials said. Just after 5 a.m. Thursday, a Waste Management employee… Continue reading