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Winter storm warning issued for Juneau; 8-14 inches of snow expected

...bringing heavy snow," Lam said.While these "ocean effect" snowstorms aren't uncommon in Juneau or the rest of coastal Alaska, this will be the first significant snowstorm in the capital city since 2013. Last winter, a February storm dropped...
A sit down with the new mayor

...Juneau is a pretty important player in that. We're not as big as Anchorage or Fairbanks, but we're the biggest coastal Alaska community. I think we've got a leadership role there. Hopefully, I can bring that intellectual curiosity and...
Ferry system cuts terminal positons to manage the marine highway system while Alaska deals with its budgetary issues."I know one thing: We're in trouble with the marine highway, and we're not in a strong political position throughout coastal Alaska," he said.
My Turn: AMHS cuts off limb hoping it grows back

...comes from vehicle fares, and there are not reasonable alternatives for transporting vehicles between communities in coastal Alaska. Raise vehicle fares too much and fewer vehicles will travel. That will result in lower revenues. Before instituting...
Business profile: The Chum Bucket

...of her truck, she has painted "Friends don't let friends eat farmed fish," a common bumper sticker slogan in coastal Alaska. On the front counter of her food truck, she has a vase filled with blooming sunflowers. The American and Alaskan...
My Turn: Untapped potential in the Arctic

...cleared a U.S. Senate committee that would expand offshore development, increase the number of lease sales in coastal Alaska and ensure Alaska and other coastal states get a fair share of revenues. Congress should make full passage a top priority...
My Turn: Bring fishing permits home

In coastal Alaska, the number of locally held commercial...ourselves to the slow depletion of coastal Alaska. Decline is not inevitable. Twenty-three...opportunities to restore the economic engine of coastal Alaska. Showing that permit loss is a systemic...
My Turn: Save our ferry system

...less efficient?It's no secret that our ferries, while an integral part of the transportation infrastructure in coastal Alaska, are under the microscope. Even before the state's budget woes became evident, AMHS was facing service cutbacks...
Putting up fish part III: Fishing options

BY DICK CALLAHAN For the CCW Coastal Alaska. We are fish snobs here. No two ways about it. We don't eat farmed salmon and we are suspicious of people who do. We avoid surimi because we know where it's been.
Some residents flee over tsunami fears

ANCHORAGE - A powerful earthquake sent some coastal Alaska residents running for higher ground in fear they would be swamped by a tsunami, a disaster that never materialized after the shaking...


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