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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...
Letter: Less talk, more housing

...Instead, we're opening a library we don't need for kids we don't have. We're building an island near the Douglas Bridge to draw tourists away from places to spend money we desperately need.If we're going to move dirt, shouldn't...
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...
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...


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