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Celebrate Earth Day at the glacier

...shares his plan for "Downtown Circulator Transit." At 1 p.m. Duff Mitchell will present "Electrifying the Downtown Cruise Ship Dock." This program would cut air emissions from ships while docked in Juneau.All Nations Children Dancers perform...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/celebrate-earth-day-glacier
Outdoors
My Turn: Losing our heads over taxes

...sub-committee proposal to impound statewide cruise ship head tax proceeds, CBJ Assemblyman...percent of all visitors to Juneau are cruise ship passengers.? Cruise lines pay...enjoy over 7 percent of the global cruise ship market. That changed significantly...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-16/my-turn-losing-our-heads-over-taxes
Opinion
National Park Service readies for centennial

...America Line's Statendam will call on Anchorage nine times this year, after the city had five cruise ship stops last year and none in 2013.Cruise ships have brought nearly 1 million travelers to Alaska over the last few years, a vast improvement...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/national-park-service-readies-centennia
State
Forest Service to host Earth Day celebration April 18 at Mendenhall Glacier

...his plan for "Downtown Circulator Transit." At 1 p.m., Duff Mitchell will present "Electrifying the Downtown Cruise Ship Dock." This program would cut air emissions from ships while docked in Juneau.All Nations Children Dancers will...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/forest-service-host-earth-day-celebration
Art
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Hammering Southeast Alaska

...distributed to cities receiving cruise ship visitors. Virtually all of this...in Southeast Alaska which host cruise ship tourists. For Juneau alone, the...the city to accommodate larger cruise ships and potentially more tourists...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-16/empire-readers-council-editorial-hamm
Opinion
Tracy LaBarge, Juneau entrepreneur

...once took. Her first business, for example, was an internet cafe in Juneau. At the same time, she was working on a cruise ship. She and a friend would run to Costco during the ship's brief times in port, buying computers. Another friend came...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/tracy-labarge-juneau-entreprneur
Art
More than 100 sickened by norovirus during San Diego cruise

SAN DIEGO - Federal health officials say 106 passengers and six crewmembers aboard the Celebrity Infinity cruise ship were sickened by the gastrointestinal illness norovirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said an environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/more-100-sickened-norovirus-during-san-
State
Becoming Alaskan: Giving in to the Xtratuf trend

...representative at Allen Marine Tours was an eye-opener. There is really no sure-fire way to hold up a sign herding cruise ship passengers like cats to their tour, in a downpour, without rivulets of water snaking their way down your sleeve and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-12/becoming-alakan-giving-xtratuf-tren
Neighbors
Where Juneau's weed would grow

...ordinance and assumed that jewelry stores are allowed along the seawalk because they're indirectly related to the cruise ship industry.The first annual cannabis celebration, to be held at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council on April 17...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-10/where-juneaus-weed-would-grow
Local
City's cruise tax wish list includes 29 items

...projects to be funded by local cruise ship head taxes that will be collected...The city levies a tax of $5 per cruise ship passenger to pay for extra services...she said.While the city's cruise ship tax revenue is expected to be stable...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-09/citys-cruise-tax-wish-list-includes-29-
Local

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