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Budget biggest issue at school board meeting

...transportation safety at both Gastineau Community School and Mendenhall River Community School, with construction "nearly promised" on Douglas Highway during the 2015 or 2016 construction seasons and further training for crossing guards.
Photo: Steady crossing

Crossing guard Marybeth Inventado helps tourists cross South Franklin Street during rain showers on Tuesday. The National Weather Service's Wednesday forecast calls for mostly cloudy with showers.
When athletes race who has their back?

...early as 6:30 a.m. and go as late as 12:30 p.m. This is a fun position for groups of people or families.Crossing guards - Depending on the street this could be any where from 6 a.m. to noon. This is mostly needed for the Deci runs...
Changes coming to Egan Drive

...tourist buses and local traffic vie for the single outgoing lane. However, it was also agreed that better use of the crossing guard service at the cruise docks could ease traffic considerably. One comment suggested the DOT was solving the wrong problem...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...that category. It is fun to see someone from Juneau breaking records.Thumbs up to Juneau's school bus drivers, crossing guards and school nurses, who don't always get the recognition they deserve but play vital roles in keeping Juneau's...
Students learn safety, leadership on patrol

...signs for them so they are visible to people and traffic," Moody said.She emphasized that the students are not crossing guards, and will not be going out into the street.Nappier said the walk to the bus stop is not unsafe, but having the...
City, cruise lines grapple with fees

...funding for Princess Tours' shoreside power project, half-hour bus service, various tourism management projects, crossing guards, a park ranger, flightseeing noise abatement, waterfront land acquisition and downtown public restrooms. Members...
My turn: Keeping tourists, residents happy

...Street lately you've likely seen crossing guards in brightly colored rain gear...pedestrians from jaywalking, the crossing guards are a good example of the visitor...residents alike. This year, the crossing guard program is being administrated...
City chastised for pedestrian safety

...Thursday for the lack of downtown crossing guards. "I think the city and borough...Department has been trying to hire crossing guards for a few months, but the process...Wilson, who is in charge of the crossing guard program. Also, applications...
Property tax hike needed for schools

...needed for grades that have bulges in enrollment. The funds would restore buses for after-school activities and add crossing guards, and it would help fund employee contracts. All of these measures are needed to maintain the existing programs and...


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