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Flipping Douglas Island

...had plans to make Hobart Bay a cruise ship destination, but the idea that...a result of the "head tax" on cruise ship passengers and the later national...a daily basis? Will there be a cruise ship dock? Would it increase Juneau's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/flipping-douglas-island
Local
Visitors scarce at some national parks in Alaska during 2014

...Alaska park visitors. Southeast Alaska parks led the way.Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Skagway, a cruise ship destination, recorded nearly 1.1 million visitors, the first time one Alaska park has exceeded the 1 million mark...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/visitors-scarce-some-national-parks-ala
State
Visitors scarce at some national parks in Alaska in 2014

...Alaska park visitors. Southeast Alaska parks led the way.Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Skagway, a cruise ship destination, recorded nearly 1.1 million visitors, the first time one Alaska park has exceeded the one million mark...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/visitors-scarce-some-national-parks-ala
State
Empire Editorial: A striped pig may visit Juneau on Feb. 24

...Anchorage and Wasilla, there are businesses publicly selling marijuana. None have begun public sales in Juneau, though when tourist season begins, the striped pig will be aboard a cruise ship. We should not be surprised when it arrives.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-17/empire-editorial-striped-pig-may-visi
Opinion
Conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

JUNEAU - Towering cruise ships, sometimes four at a time, sit...citizen initiative that called for cruise ship wastewater to meet water quality...cumulative effects of discharges from cruise ships and other sources, like municipal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/conservationists-concerned-cruise-ship-
State | AK legislature
Making the Super Bowl dance

...began her creative process with limited input from Close, who was wrapped up through December setting up a seven-year cruise ship show."I got to imagine a lot," Carson said. "And wonder what I had gotten myself into."In mid-January...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-01/making-super-bowl-dance
Sports
Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way

...a 110-mile railroad from Skagway to Whitehorse, Yukon. Today, that same White Pass & Yukon Route railway offers cruise ship passengers an informative and scenic ride through beautiful but unforgiving mountainous terrain.Bonus trivia: As...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/sailing-alaska-relax-learning-little-wa
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
Cruise ships still king

...500 of the state's 1.66 million tourists.While cruise ships will bring most of the state's visitors to Alaska...In the First City, about 884,000 visitors came by cruise ship in 2014, and 940,000 are projected for 2015.Air...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/cruise-ships-still-king
State
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

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