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Final Fireside chat shows Juneau in a new way

...will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. It will close during the month of April to prepare for summer visitors. The center reopens Monday, May 4 with daily hours for the season's first cruise ship visitors.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/final-fireside-chat-shows-juneau-new
Outdoors
Conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

...provisions of a 2006 citizen initiative that called for cruise ship wastewater to meet water quality standards at the point...For faster ships, one could not get close enough to a cruise ship to effectively sample in the open water, and by the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/conservationists-concerned-cruise-ship-
State | AK legislature
Huna Totem Corporation hires Joe Jacobson as vice president

...people in Hoonah who have ancestral ties to Glacier Bay. The corporation owns and operates Icy Strait Point, a private cruise ship destination 35 miles west of Juneau and 22 miles from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Icy Strait Point allows...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-15
Art
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
Daylight saving change could mean multiple Alaska time zones

...daylight saving would be disastrous for its economy, citing $138 million in local spending that occurs during the cruise ship tourism season."Eliminating daylight savings (sic) time would require cruise ships to depart at least one hour...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-02/daylight-saving-change-could-mean-multi
State | AK legislature
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
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
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