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Cruise ships still king

...part of it," he said, "but it's a very small part of it."In the First City, about 884,000 visitors came by cruise ship in 2014, and 940,000 are projected for 2015.Air travel remains a small but growing part of Ketchikan's tourism...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/cruise-ships-still-king
State
Empire Editorial: Pass, then puff

...committee need not be permanent, as Juneau already has ample advisory committees for a city twice its size. Last year, cruise ship tourists were already asking store owners where they could buy legal marijuana. After Feb. 24, Juneau should expect...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-16/empire-editorial-pass-then-puff
Opinion
Ketchikan leaders talks pot regulation

...Alaska - and Ketchikan specifically - that aren't an issue for Washington and Colorado: Unorganized boroughs and cruise ship tourism."Fireworks are prohibited here, but you notice a lot of fireworks on the Fourth of July or on New Years...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-16/ketchikan-leaders-talks-pot-regulation
State
Construction to begin on Icy Strait Point dock

...debate over where to put a new cruise ship dock in Hoonah, the contract to...in Hoonah denied the need for a cruise ship dock; what they differed on is...between Icy Strait Point and Hoonah. Cruise ship company Royal Caribbean, Huna...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-28/construction-begin-icy-strait-point-doc
Local
Police: Cruise ship death not suspicious

An 87-year-old Missouri woman died of natural causes on a cruise ship in Juneau on Thursday, police said.The Juneau Police Department investigated the death after the woman's body was found on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-17/police-cruise-ship-death-not-suspicious
Local
Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...ceremony for the placement of the skeleton of a humpback whale, "Snow," 45 feet long, killed after being struck by a cruise ship. Snow was given the Tlingit name "Tsalxaan Tayee Yaay," which translates into English as "whale beneath Mt. Fairweather...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-25/bright-moments-arts-2014
Art
My Turn: Leave the senior sales tax exemption alone

...and the ice rink worthy alternatives for consideration of funding from the cigarette tax? How much will the growing cruise ship passenger count add to the sales tax total? If the finances of the CBJ are so desperate, why is the Sales Tax Exemptions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-25/leave-senior-sales-tax-exemption-alon
Opinion
Cruise ship dock plans expand a little, memorial likely to move

The final design for the Cruise Ship docks - a three phase project...will move the two city-owned cruise ship terminals to floating berths...said that was recommended by the cruise ship technical committee. Larger berths...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-04-02/cruise-ship-dock-plans-expand-little-me
Local
City cruise ship docks to be on floating berths

...Borough of Juneau Assembly approved a cruise ship dock replacement plan that would move the city cruise ship docks back from the existing ones...long-term development of the cruise ship docks and construction of additional...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092110/loc_710505653.shtml
News
Last cruise ship of season arrives Saturday

...will make a port call in Juneau Saturday, the final cruise ship scheduled to do so in 2011.The Celebrity Cruises ship is set to arrive at the downtown cruise ship terminal at 7 a.m. and depart at 8:30 p.m. It...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-09-23/last-cruise-ship-season-arrives-saturda
Local

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