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Empire Editorial: Whale sculpture a worthy endeavor

...criticism surrounds the site, currently a rude dirt parking lot at the base of the downtown side of the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. Critics say the site is too far removed from the downtown hub. Indeed. Yet, how many criticized the renovation...
Sport fish report: Kings headed back to Fish Creek, not in the pond yet

...estuary and Fish Creek pond. Anglers are reminded that the southern boundary of the THA for 2015 is the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. Boat anglers fishing Marmion/Salsbury, Point Bishop, Breadline, and N. and S. Shelter also reported good...
Juneau area sport fish report for the week of May 28

...king salmon in the Juneau THA will be in effect. For anglers fishing within the Auke Bay/Fritz Cove to Juneau-Douglas Bridge area, the following regulations apply through Saturday, Aug. 31:? The daily bag and possession limit is four king...
Misunderstood whale tackled at chamber luncheon

...enough space at Marine Park. A seawalk and park was already planned for the city-owned property by the Juneau-Douglas bridge. The whale would be installed on the shoreline on "a little modest fill" and the seawalk would meander through...
Catch limit raised for king salmon near Juneau

...fishermen can take up to four king salmon per day in a special harvest area.The harvest area stretches from the Juneau-Douglas bridge north. It includes Fritz Cove, Auke Bay and ends at an imaginary line between Point Louisa and Outer Point.Freshwater...
My Turn: Losing our heads over taxes

...connected to shore by a seawalk to Gold Creek on one side and a seawalk to a proposed "Bridge Park" adjacent to Douglas Bridge on the other. Soon going out for bid, this project would be financed completely by head taxes and is estimated...
City's cruise tax wish list includes 29 items

...There's a seawalk project ready to go to bid in July," Bartholomew said.The Seawalk would run from the Juneau-Douglas Bridge to the rock dump downtown and although its centerpiece whale sculpture was commissioned through fundraising, the...
Flipping Douglas Island

...which is sometimes limited by the shallow depth of the Gastineau Channel, the vertical clearance of the Juneau-Douglas bridge and the heavy water traffic during the summer months."We see tremendous opportunity in this node," Duncan said...
Power outage in downtown, Douglas

...which runs from Thane to downtown Juneau was down. The line also impacted parts of West Juneau just across the Douglas Bridge. AEL&P's Debbie Driscoll said engineers are working on identifying the cause and fixing it. She said updates...
Another new housing complex planned for Douglas

...North Douglas. Joanne Schmidt and her husband Austyn bought about 3.4 acres of land two miles from the Juneau-Douglas Bridge in 2004 and now hope to build a planned community to share the space with their own home of 11 years. Instead of...


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