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Community meets to discuss Auke Bay's future

...this year."If the plan isn't developed and endorsed by the community, then it won't meet their needs," said Chris Mertl, a landscape architect working on the project. "As we move through the process, people will get a better understanding...
Bike map funded and ready to roll

...significant portion of the funds will go toward the design of the map, handled by Corvus Design. Landscape architect Chris Mertl explained how the project goes above and beyond the print map that will be handed out to bicyclists. Overlaying data...
Bike friendlier with a map

...architecture, planning and industrial design services, is already making progress on the map. Landscape Architect Chris Mertl is excited about the project."We are taking it one step further," Mertl said. "Instead of just being a paper...
Eaglecrest board gives ice rink cold shoulder

...that's, 'Oh, gee, this makes all the sense in the world.'"Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC) member Chris Mertl said that as a member of the committee and the public, he doesn't believe anyone has enough information to proceed...
Anonymous hiker finds one lucky dog

...We were having too much fun," Chris Mertl said. "They called around 9...We were giving up hope," said Chris Mertl. "... I spent two days until...would find she was a "dogsicle," Chris Mertl said. But a hiker late Saturday...
Nankervis stands tall for Island Pub

...Juneau Adult Hockey Association Tier B 2-0 loss on Monday at Treadwell Arena. Sound off on the important issues at Chris Mertl had a goal and an assist, and Duncan Watt scored for the Island Pub. Stephen Morrison turned back 19 of 21 shots for...
Photo: A sapling by any other name... over the roots. The young tree was planted Saturday at Evergreen Cemetery in honor of city pioneer Joe Juneau. Chris Mertl, a landscape architect, said, "We chose the Northern Red Oak because it is a long lived tree. We thought it would...
Temporary ice rink option examined

...Advisory Committee on Tuesday evening examined an option for a temporary ice rink at Marine Park Plaza. PRAC member Chris Mertl researched a kind of temporary rink that uses chill mats. He said back when Marine Park Plaza was being designed...
Mertl to present next gardening lecture

...the second in their second Wednesday winter lecture series on Jan 11, 2012. Master gardener and landscape architect Chris Mertl will present "Ferns, Mosses & Ornamental Grasses" from 12:05 to 12:55 p.m. at the JACC. Mertl will discuss...
Juneau startled by designers' capitol visions

...State employee Jeff Reitter said architect Thom Mayne's dome looks like a "hard-boiled egg." Landscape architect Chris Mertl said Moshe Safdie's two glass structures remind him of toy Slinkies. John Ingalls, whose house is on the proposed...


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