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Daylight saving change could mean multiple Alaska time zones

...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 earlier than currently scheduled to achieve...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-02/daylight-saving-change-could-mean-multi
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
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
Lawmakers weigh exempting Alaska from daylight saving time

...four hours behind, from about March to November.The delay in implementation is meant to give certain industries, like the cruise industry, time to prepare for the change.The bill moved from the Senate State Affairs Committee on Tuesday.MacKinnon told...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-11/lawmakers-weigh-exempting-alaska-daylig
State | AK legislature
Visitors scarce at some national parks in Alaska during 2014

...percent of 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

...percent of 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
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 10

...Spitz is 65. Walt Disney Co. chairman and chief executive Robert Iger is 64.Rock musician and composer Cory Lerios (Pablo Cruise) is 64. World Golf Hall of Famer Greg Norman is 60. Actress Kathleen Beller is 59. Country singer Lionel Cartwright is 55...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-10/today-history-february-10
Local
My Turn: A resolution to AN-WAR

...solution that will finally bring a resolution.? Larry Johansen is lifelong resident of Alaska, former director of Cruise West operations, and the author of "Alexander Eighteen: The Story of Eighteen Wilderness Areas in Alaska."

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-09/my-turn-resolution-war
Opinion
Egan wants to save daylight in Southeast

...they'd get less time to operate during the work day, Egan said"When it gets dark, they have to quit," he said, adding cruise companies want more daylight for sightseeing and excursions.The City and Borough of Juneau's municipal government, of which...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/egan-wants-save-daylight-southeast
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

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