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My Turn: Reconsider the ferry system

...Study and Report on the Alaska Ferry System of February 1961." Commissioner Richard Downing of the Alaska Department of Public Works consulted with Walter R. Green, a transportation executive of Seattle, Phillip F Spaulding, a Seattle naval...
Transit service prepares for big changes

...large-scale changes are coming to the city's bus routes in the coming months to compensate for a 4 percent cut in the Department of Public Works budget.Cuts will be made to "low-density bus routes," a term Public Works uses for routes that carry few...
Cost of Batkid Make-a-Wish adventure adds up for San Francisco fireworks displays and parades near AT&T Park donated time and labor to offset the cost to the city. Department of Public Works employees were also asked to stagger shifts and redeploy resources for cleanup, but no extra costs incurred...
Julian, Dye wed

...daughter of Danielle and Ken Fenn. A Juneau-Douglas High School graduate, she is formerly employed with the city Department of Public Works, Streets Department and Bartlett Regional Hospital. The groom is the son of James Dye and Linda Colwell. He...
DOT & PF commemorates 100 years of public service

It isn't every day that a person gets to celebrate a 100th anniversary, but that is just what we at the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) have in mind.
City to put fluoride back into the water

...byproduct that we're ingesting without being given a choice," said Juneau resident Judy Smathers. The city Department of Public Works used Smathers' Juneau home as a test site for years in which she would send in water samples about every six...
City should investigate

...choice." This disregard of the public trust calls into question the judgment of the city manager and the Department of Public Works, whom we pay to deliver a safe supply of drinking water. The Borough Assembly and mayor should immediately...
Public works director retiring

Joe Buck, director of Public Works Department, has given notice of his decision to retire July 3. "Public Works is one of the most important departments in the city. Joe has done an outstanding job in managing the department for the past nine years and it was with regret that I learned of his decision to retire. He will definitely be missed," said city manager Rod Swope.
Highway Hostess

...water again.Then in 1961, I took a summer job with the newly created Division of Marine Transportation for the Department of Public Works. B. E. "Lew" Lewellen, a retired U. S. Navy rear admiral and the division's first director, hired...
Labor Day deluge caps summer that's second coolest on record

...then there's another one on the heels of that. So we're in a wet period for sure." Mike Scott of the city Department of Public Works said a couple more downfalls like Monday's could result in some problems. "We always have the likelihood...


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