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My Turn: Pot should be as 'public' as alcohol

...or consume, as in a cafe. In fact, Juneau needs cannabis cafes to capture sales and taxes from the tourists coming off the cruise ships - the same tourists who have already been asking about legalized weed. It would be acceptable to designate a smoking...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-22/my-turn-pot-should-be-public-alcohol
Opinion
How a planned fiber-optic link from Juneau to Whitehorse will benefit you

...Sprint. Internet service can be slow in Skagway, and when cruise ships packed full of smartphone-using tourists arrive, it...T's preliminary proposal, electricity would power docked cruise ships in summer, then be diverted to the Yukon in winter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-20/how-planned-fiber-optic-link-juneau-whi
Local
Local teacher honored with DSE inaugural award

...adults teaching kids, kids will teach adults. This year's silent and live auction items include a cruise to the Sea of Cortez from Un-Cruise Adventures. Discovery Southeast's annual banquet begins at 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 28 at the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/local-teacher-honored-dse-inaugural-
Outdoors
JPD starts bike safety project

...its advocacy arm Juneau Rides, and the city government.The project entails equipping 100 local bike riders, who regularly cruise around the capital city on their 10-speeds, with bike lights that will be attached to the front handlebars and back tire...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-20/jpd-starts-bike-safety-project
Local
Huna Totem Corporation hires Joe Jacobson as vice president

...consumer brand development.Icy Strait Point is an Alaska Native cruise destination specializing in cultural and wilderness experiences...The corporation owns and operates Icy Strait Point, a private cruise ship destination 35 miles west of Juneau and 22 miles from Glacier...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-15
Art
Goldbelt Hotel to be sold

...on infusing quite a bit of capital in terms of renovation."He said it would benefit the cruise line, and paired with Wanamaker's assertions, a cruise line would benefit the hotel."Goldbelt's core competency isn't really hospitality...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-13/goldbelt-hotel-be-sold
Local
My Turn: Moving Southeast Alaska's time zones

...businesses will be. Even though many ships do not depart until well into the evening, tourists tend to start heading back to their cruise ships as soon as it begins to get dark, despite the fact that Juneau streets are brightly lit. This bill adversely affects...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-15/my-turn-moving-southeast-alaskas-time
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Ending daylight saving time will leave Juneau in the dark

...or hiking in the backcountry will have to turn back one hour earlier or walk in darkness. There will be economic effects. Cruise ships that arrive in Juneau in the afternoon will have an hour less to send their passengers on flightseeing trips or other...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-12/empire-editorial-ending-daylight-savi
Opinion
Conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

JUNEAU - Towering cruise ships, sometimes four at a time, sit...2006 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
Flipping Douglas Island

...Goldbelt had plans to make Hobart Bay a cruise ship destination, but the idea that was shelved as a result of the "head tax" on cruise ship passengers and the later national...see on 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

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