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Legislature again refuses to vote on appointees

...aide to Senate President Rick Halford; Gerry Merrigan of Petersburg; and Art Nelson of Anchorage. Board of Game: Bruce Baker of Juneau, George Matz of Anchorage, J. Dana Pruhs of Anchorage, Caleb Pungowiyi of Kotzebue, and Michelle Sparck...
Mines want a speedy decision

...could get moving faster, Richens said. Several people testified against the ordinance Monday night. Juneau resident Bruce Baker brought up what he said was Assembly member Randy Wanamaker's conflict of interest. Wanamaker chairs the Assembly's...
City attorney finds Wanamaker's ties to mining a conflict of interest

...To the extent that Mr. Wanamaker does have a conflict of interest, it calls into question this entire process," Bruce Baker said. Corso said Wanamaker's work on the Lands Committee doesn't negate the validity of the ordinance proposal...
My Turn: Preserve Berners Bay now

...the harm that the proposed development would cause to the Berners Bay ecosystem, but it definitely would be harmful. Bruce Baker was right on in his statement to the Juneau Empire (May 1): "If there's any uncertainty, it's over the degree...
Photos are worth more than words

...The eight aerial photos that appear on your computer screen are a graphic illustration of why Congress passed the Clean Water Act and why so many folks oppose this violation of what the act was intended to protect. Bruce Baker Auke Bay
Land swap is raw deal

...Murkowski know that she needs to withdraw her Berners Bay-Cape Fox land exchange bill. Whether you're for or against the Kensington Mine, this bill is not necessary for its operation and is a raw deal for the public. Bruce Baker Juneau
In The Crosshairs

...Bears at Swan Cove are likely to have become habituated to people due to highly regulated viewing at Pack Creek," said Bruce Baker, vice president of Friends of Admiralty Island's board of directors. "Hunting these bears violates the principle...
Cancel road contract

...gravel road is a perfect example of a management style that Alaska voters decided against in this last election. Unless she cancels the contract, it is likely to prove itself an anchor that Palin would rather not bear. Bruce Baker Auke Bay
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the inlet. "So it's got a history in the 20th century of quite a bit of activity yet it's still natural," said Bruce Baker, a natural resource consultant to the land trust. The land belongs to the estate of Dickerson Regan, a Juneau attorney...
Bridge repair should be highest priority

...The governor needs to redirect DOT to the more urgent task of beginning repairs on existing bridges. Repairing existing infrastructure may not be as flashy as new construction but in this case it's far more important. Bruce Baker Juneau


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