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DOT: Accommodating walk-ons 'unnecessary'

...conditions. "It is much more safe and financially feasible to keep the ferry terminal in Auke Bay," Juneau resident Dixie Hood said at the October hearing. "Many seniors don't drive ... and if you are not a senior, with luck, you will be...
Juneau argues Road pros, but mostly cons at hearing

...shared concerns about the road's cost and safety, as well as what they see as the car-centric nature of the plan.Dixie Hood was the first to testify at the four-hour hearing, and was one of many to talk about the lack of options for walk-ons...
My Turn: Setting the record straight on Sen. Begich

...agree with Begich on all matters, some of which are important to me. But faced with the Dan Sullivan alternative, I think Begich deserves to be re-elected. I am too pragmatic to throw my vote away.? Dixie Hood is a Juneau resident.
Bursell, Knapp top Magnificent Mendenhall Mudpuddle Meet

...of Juneau's oldest, originated in 1978 when University of Alaska Juneau (now U of A Southeast) psychology teacher Dixie Hood took on the newly created job of admissions councilor/student activities coordinator."I applied for that," Hood...
Photo: Magnificent Mendenhall Mud Puddle Meet

...Saturday. The race was started by University of Alaska Juneau (now UAS) psychologist and student activities coordinator Dixie Hood in 1978 with the help then Juneau Department of Parks & Recreation head Jamie Parsons. The race is one of Juneau's...
My Turn: Get informed to change the healthcare debate

...Juneau has been despicable for both primary and general elections. It needs to, at least, double. We can do it.? Dixie Hood is a Juneau resident, has taught Psychology at the University of Alaska, has provided mental health services for state...
City leaders question transit plan change

...figure out how to get the dollars to do it all. Just the $200,000 to do the minimum is going to be a big challenge."Dixie Hood, a member of the Juneau Commission on Aging, said city leaders need to consider adding holiday service to the list...
New Jökulhaup flood danger becomes old hat

...2011 was the only time she was evacuated from her home in 35 years due to flooding.On the other side of the road, Dixie Hood, an 80-year-old former University of Alaska Southeast teacher who is active in city politics and ran as a candidate...
City puts stop to any new cell towers

...huge amount of money this community is committing to something the people didn't really want," said Juneau resident Dixie Hood. "There were commercial interests who thought more people downtown would mean more money, but that's not what the...
Under-bridge site development gets a boost at PRAC meeting

...thanking Gillette for including the tower in the concept. "It would be a nice image for boats in the channel."Dixie Hood, another member of the committee, questioned whether constructing parking and office space on the site would comply...


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