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Empire Editorial: Ocean center shouldn't gobble 6-ton whale shouldn't be built.Detractors of the current seawalk plan and future home for the whale near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge say the whale will compete with the OIC if they aren't placed together. We're not buying it. These are some...
Photo: Escaping the rain

Lon Garrison escapes some of Thursday's rain by exercising his dog, Barnacle, under the Douglas Bridge. The National Weather Service forecast for Friday calls for rain, heavy at times in the afternoon. Highs around 55. Northeast...
Whale, what now?

...since it is closer to downtown and more central to business than the planned location, which is near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. Janes estimates that he will be able to have the whale in place by fall of next year, which is a few months after...
My Turn: Candidate questions to consider

...Lack of downtown housing also impacts both of the two issues above.? Why are we building a new park next to Douglas Bridge in a location better suited for modern, accessible housing?? Is there an "outside the box" idea for downtown...
Sunken tug carried up to 250 gallons of fuel

...reported on Tuesday. The Challenger, a 71-year-old vessel, sank about 2 p.m. Saturday near in the Juneau-Douglas Bridge in about 20 feet of water. The Coast Guard responded to the incident by setting up 500 feet of containment boom Sunday...
Letter: Housing action needed

...opportunity. The proposal taken to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly to build 60 housing units near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge gives Juneau an opportunity to add 60 desperately needed housing units to our housing stock and still display the...
Empire Editorial: Juneau can have its whale and more housing

...needs 60 more housing units, at the least.But they need to be built somewhere besides the land near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge where the life-size bronze whale sculpture, reflecting pool and seawalk are intended to go. That land is spoken...
My Turn: It's not too late to move whale sculpture for city plans to build a park near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge as a location for the planned whale sculpture. Other...Creek to a proposed "Bridge Park" adjacent to the Douglas Bridge. This project, financed by tourism head taxes...
Whale statue breaches talks again

...apartment buildings and a parking lot near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. At Monday's meeting he apologized for the tardiness...determine the feasibility of housing near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge, several Assembly members made sure to note that...
My Turn: Let's get the whale right

...serious attention as opposition continues to mount to the whale's proposed out-of-the-way location near the Douglas Bridge. Janes proposes co-locating the whale with the OIC, where it would be an integral part of the ocean theme and...


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