My Turn: Competing religions at Christmas

...received last week. GCI sent one telling their customers that as long we bring them new business, we can still earn Alaska Airline miles regardless of whether we've been "naughty or nice. Where's Christmas in these messages? It may be missing...
My Turn: 'The Road' conversation needs a new subject

...For a slice of $10 million, I'm guessing that we'd see one or more airlines enter our market to challenge Alaska Airline's monopoly.It would only cost half as much as maintaining the road and require no capital outlay. It would greatly...
James J Vuille

...he enjoyed working for both Alaska Airlines and the FAA. One of Jim's co-workers called and said during the Alaska Airline strike of 1985 it was wonderful to know Jim as he was in charge and kept his cool throughout the strike and was great...
JSD: Cutting truancy officer hasn't affected attendance

...Alaska Airlines miles the district has used to cover some of its travel expenses. The report stated "the reports from Alaska Airline mileage redemption center do not allow us to easily attribute mileage use to a particular line item within the budget...
Two "Percent for Art" projects announced

...States. Applications will be accepted online only through CaFe at: The deadline for the Alaska Airline Center is April 17, and the deadline for the Engineering and Industry Building is May 23.Submissions will be judged...
My Turn: The Alaska Family Medical Leave Act - not for our families

...Carmen Cortese Donation Account" at any Wells Fargo Bank (no account number needed). Or call Janet 957-7896 with Alaska Airline mile donations.Let's take care of one another, without exception. Juneau is that kind of place.? Maureen Longworth...
Planners examine future of transportation

...suggested CBJ promote additional air carriers to serve the needs of Southeast Alaska.CBJ Planner Lyman said busting Alaska Airline's monopoly might run into infrastructure problems.Though JIA was recently remodeled, due to increased demands of...
Engine failure: Alaska Airline jet was diverted to Juneau

Alaska Airlines Flight 731 took off from Seattle around 9 p.m. with 167 passengers and crew Sunday bound for Anchorage, but the flight became anything but routine. One of the Boeing 737 900's two main engines shut down as it neared Ketchikan.
Exorbitant airfares

...cannot visit your grandchildren in Southeast Alaska because of the exorbitant fares charged by that airline. Compare Alaska airline ticket costs from any other location than Southeast Alaska and especially in those cites where there is competition...
Help sought for girl's medical bills

...mailed to the Ashley Herrin Fund at the Alaska Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 196613, Anchorage, AK. 99519. Alaska Airline upgrades or mileage also can be contributed. Every 12 upgrades will allow the family to purchase a round-trip ticket...


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