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My Turn: Somewhere between Reefer Madness and the Nirvana Network

...Oversight. Statistical accounting and reporting.? Social: Black market. Apathy. Neglect. Drug admixture. Cruise ships. Violence.There are balances to be brought to these issues. Neither bureaucracy, money, zealotry, apathy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-09/my-turn-somewhere-between-reefer-madn
Opinion
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...to pass through the strait is a cruise ship carrying more than 1,000 passengers...next year is the 820-foot luxury cruise ship, the Crystal Serenity, which...evacuation insurance coverage. The cruise ship expects to move in ice-free water...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/coast-guard-studies-shipping-lanes-beri
State
Coastal subsistence study: The faces behind the findings

...questions are you interested in?RH: I have concerns about cruise ships. I found a fish that I have in the freezer. It was...grabbed it, did this come from some bilge water off a cruise ship?Skaflestad and Roberts take notes and begin asking in-depth...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-04/faces-behind-findings
Art
Daylight saving compromise proposed in House

...daylight from the end of the day to the morning, curtailing the ability of tour operators to accommodate late-arriving cruise ship passengers.The biggest impact would be felt among airlines that offer aerial tours but cannot land after dark. On...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-01/daylight-saving-compromise-proposed-hou
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Keep working for a Downtown parking solution

...me in Juneau on Friday, Oct. 16. I had a half-hour to kill in the afternoon and, since the swarms of tourists, cruise ship crews and seasonal workers had recently departed, I felt it safe to venture forth to see what was new downtown. Aware...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-26/my-turn-keep-working-downtown-parking
Opinion
Invasive species workshop hosted in Juneau

...Plants That Threaten Local Ecosystems."The workshop in the next two days will address Southeast concerns, including cruise ship ballast water and management of garlic mustard, knotweed and Didemnum vexillum, a marine tunicate that has shown up...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-23/invasive-species-workshop-hosted-jun
Outdoors
Letter: Time to honor Prop. 10

...Transportation, need to fix the ferry schedule to meet the intent of the bond approved. We did not approve it to be a cruise ship or RV transportation service. It was intended to provide safe, reliable transportation to and from our communities...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-10-21/letter-time-honor-prop-10
Letters
Climate change and glacial uplift in Southeast's rural communities

...for furs. They were reintroduced, and have been protected since.Rural residents also have strong concerns about cruise ship and other kinds of pollution, acidifying oceans, and new kinds of toxins showing up in shellfish.In addition to the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-10-14/climate-change-and-glacial-uplift-southea
Art
Empire Editorial: 'Kayaktavists' and a whole lot of head-shaking

...the Arctic as one big opportunity - shipping, oil and gas extraction and even tourism (ever heard of a icebreaker cruise ship?) - the dwindling sea ice may actually interfere with that effort. The reduction in sea ice makes the Arctic Ocean...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-09/empire-editorial-kayaktavists-and-who
Opinion
Firefighter leaps into harbor to rescue man

...down the ramp to the port's lightering dock. Jenkins dove in while Fink held the rope from the dock, the closest cruise ship dock to Marine Park.From above, Ross and her friend shouted encouragement to the man in the water, bystander Teri...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-06/firefighter-leaps-harbor-rescue-man
Local

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