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JAS' annual Berners Bay cruises begin

The annual cruises to Berners Bay, organized...on Saturday, May 2. The cruise Saturday departs Auke Bay at 8:30 a.m.; the two cruises happening the next weekend...again at 1:30 p.m. Each cruise features naturalists aboard...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/jas-annual-berners-bay-cruises-begin
Outdoors
More than 100 sickened by norovirus during San Diego cruise

...crewmembers aboard the Celebrity Infinity cruise ship were sickened by the gastrointestinal...Press seeking comment from a Celebrity Cruises representative wasn't immediately returned...days. The Infinity was on a 15-night cruise. The Celebrity website says the ship...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/more-100-sickened-norovirus-during-san-
State
Juneau powerless in bill

...aims to provide electricity to the city's un-electrified cruise docks and nearby mines.A letter from Alaska Electric Light...for additional electricity in Juneau and it is questionable if cruise ships and mines will be able to use the energy if it becomes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-22/juneau-powerless-bill
Local | AK legislature
As Legislature goes into extra days, lawmakers share to-do lists

...of the project from the Legislature, she said.Munoz is also looking for a change in the Senate's decision to reroute cruise ship head tax money from port municipalities to the state's coffers for the next year. Rep. Sam Kito, D-JuneauJuneau's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/legislature-goes-extra-days-lawmakers-s
State | AK legislature
City's cruise tax wish list includes 29 items

...list of projects to be funded by local cruise ship head taxes that will be collected...in.The city levies a tax of $5 per cruise ship passenger to pay for extra services...direction," she said.While the city's cruise ship tax revenue is expected to be stable...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-09/citys-cruise-tax-wish-list-includes-29-
Local
Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 26

1944 - St. John's, coached by Joe Lapchick, cruises by DePaul 47-39 to become the first back-to-back winner of the National Invitation Tournament.1946 - Hank Iba's Oklahoma...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-26/today-sports-history-march-26
Sports
Alaskan Dream Cruises hires two to executive team

...the CEO of Sitka-based Alaskan Dream Cruises."Russell brings an incredible amount...guests," David Allen, Alaskan Dream Cruises owner and president, said in a news release. "Alaskan Dream Cruises prides itself on offering visitors access...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-09/alaskan-dream-cruises-hires-two-executi
Local
My Turn: Losing our heads over taxes

...legislative sub-committee proposal to impound statewide cruise ship head tax proceeds, CBJ Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl...About 93 percent of all visitors to Juneau are cruise ship passengers.? Cruise lines pay $14 million in dockage, moorage and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-16/my-turn-losing-our-heads-over-taxes
Opinion
National Park Service readies for centennial

...2015 summer seasonA small uptick in cruise capacity should add a few thousand more...Southcentral should see about 330,000 cruise visitors this summer, roughly an 8 percent...times this year, after the city had five cruise ship stops last year and none in 2013...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/national-park-service-readies-centennia
State
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Hammering Southeast Alaska

...would be distributed to cities receiving cruise ship visitors. Virtually all of this...cities in Southeast Alaska which host cruise ship tourists. For Juneau alone, the...will allow the city to accommodate larger cruise ships and potentially more tourists...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-16/empire-readers-council-editorial-hamm
Opinion

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