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Santa's coming to town Friday, aboard a fire truck

...Glacier Avenue.At approximately 7:45 p.m., CCFR said Santa and the fire truck will be crossing over the Juneau-Douglas Bridge to meet the kids on the nice list in Douglas. The truck will travel up Cordova Street to Foster Avenue around the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-10/santas-coming-town-friday-aboard-fire-t
Local
Photo: Morning fog

Morning traffic lights shine through the fog on the Douglas Bridge Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory that is in effect until 1 p.m. Thursday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-11/photo-morning-fog
Local
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...American entry into World War I delayed planning for this project, much as it canceled funding for the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. Not until 1921 was the first official survey of the Taku route performed.The completion of the Alaska Railroad...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...Progress on the Atlin road was stalled by America's entry into World War I, an act that also derailed the Juneau-Douglas bridge. Funding for that bridge had been approved by Congress, but after America declared war that money was diverted to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/what-was-first-effort-build-road-out-ju
Local
Traffic forecasts drive Road debate

...over the Skagway River Bridge in Skagway. More cars drive the Haines Highway past the Haines Airport. The Juneau-Douglas bridge sees about 9,500 cars per day.According to the draft environmental document created by the state, the Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/traffic-forecasts-drive-road-debate
Local
My Turn: No road back

...bridge and highway. Consider that three of the bridges along the 50-mile route are each four times longer than the Douglas bridge. In fact, they would be the second, third, and fourth-longest bridges in the entire state. The cost estimates...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-01/my-turn-no-road-back
Opinion
My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

...intention of the City and Borough of Juneau to place the whale at the proposed "Bridge Park," at the base of the Juneau Douglas bridge, adjacent to Fish and Game offices, the Department of Labor and the Madsen hotel complex.This site, while on...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-12/my-turn-site-future-whale-sculpture-l
Opinion
My Turn: Smoked Fish

...were others which depicted Harvey stringing his wife's car up in a tree as a joke, and jumping off of the Juneau-Douglas Bridge for fun. There was another good story about Zenger, who actually worked on the bridge. He delighted in the retelling...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/smoked-fish
Art
DA: No charges in Stanford rape case

...Eve in Juneau. She said she'd been drinking downtown and ran into him while she was walking home on the Juneau-Douglas bridge. Since it was someone she trusted, she asked to spend the night at his house. They had fallen asleep in his bed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-10/da-no-charges-stanford-rape-case
Local
Juneau Teacher Tales

...these first-person perspective encounters. From the city-wide celebration following the opening of the Juneau-Douglas bridge, to the eternally impossible task of finding housing downtown (a common problem throughout the book), to reading...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-07/juneau-teacher-tales
Art

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