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Hoonah's dock divide

...In Hoonah, the debate over a cruise ship dock has turned family members...and some Hoonah residents want a cruise ship dock at Point Sophia, where Huna...advertising it as a destination. Cruise ships started frequenting the community...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-16/hoonahs-dock-divide
Local
Photo: Prepping for another season

Dave Morgan of the Juneau Docks and Harbors Department, power washes a cruise ship docking dolphin along Juneau's waterfront on Monday in preperation of the tourism season. The first ship of the season is scheduled for May 1.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-15/photo-prepping-another-season
Local
Cruise ship terminal project to be completed by season

The staging area at the city cruise ship docks downtown is near the end...private docks.The $3 million cruise ship terminal staging area project will...Franklin near the two city-owned cruise ship docks to improve maneuverability...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-13/cruise-ship-terminal-project-be-complet
Local
Climate change coming... to glacier center

...Neary wants to make it the focus of the experience at the visitor center, he said. The center gets about 440,000 cruise ship visitors and other tourists per year, as well as about 10,000 local visitors."I think there's a lost opportunity...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-01/climate-change-coming-glacier-center
Local
My Turn: Downtown monoculture squeezing out small businesses

...downtown Juneau business monoculture has been designed to do one thing: rake in as much money as possible before the last cruise ship leaves. Available housing almost disappears during the summer, as does the available workforce, causing business...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-28/my-turn-downtown-monoculture-squeezin
Opinion
Juneau's emergency preparedness tested

...local. The scenario, CBJ Emergency Programs Manager Tom Mattice said, was a barge carrying explosives that ran into a cruise ship at the A-J dock. "It was a mass casualty event that required the police department, fire department and Coast Guard...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-03/juneaus-emergency-preparedness-tested
Local
More rain, less snow: what that means for SE

...understand," he said. "There's a tremendous amount of terrestrial and aquatic activity ... that's why we have cruise ships."In Alaska, priorities focused on what could be managed, like the timber harvest. Recently, however, they've...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-28/more-rain-less-snow-what-means-se
Outdoors
Correction

...wastewater rates contained inaccurate information provided by the City and Borough Juneau Public Works Department. Cruise ships pay $18.06 for first 4,000 gallons, and then $2.43 per 1,000 gallons after that. Alaska Brewing Company...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-21/correction
State | Local
Empire Editorial: Water is everywhere, but it's not free

...1,000 gallons of water used. Cruise ships pay just 70 cents per 1,000 gallons...evenly divided between residents and cruise ships.We see no problem with the city...cost" to lure ships to port. Cruise ships bring immense economic benefits...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-20/empire-editorial-water-everywhere-its
Opinion
Big water and sewer projects planned

...used to fill the tanks of summer cruise ships as they pass through Juneau.Last...supply enough water to satisfy both cruise ships and city residents. The city can...million gallons per day. Five or six cruise ships in port can use another million...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-07
Local

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