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New bridge for Last Chance

...The city wanted to update the walkway over the brook but didn't have the money to pay for the whole thing, said Gary Gillette, Hughes' husband and fellow museum caretaker. He also works for the city's Docks and Harbors Department.The...
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Statter Harbor Phase II better than it looks

...a boardwalk-style walkway, landscaping, scenic outlooks and a picnic pavilion. According to city port engineer Gary Gillette, the ultimate goal of Phase II is to make the boat launch and surrounding area more accommodating for its many user...
Aurora Harbor project awarded to Ore. company

...Assembly and the Docks and Harbors board.While the city has never done business with the company, city port engineer Gary Gillette said it has done work in Alaska before, mostly up north in remote villages. The Alaska Department of Transportation...
An island of stories

...listen to sea lions, comb the shore for wild flowers or visit the three eagle's nests." Hughes and her husband, Gary Gillette, the president of Gastineau Channel Historical Society, obtained the title to Sentinel Lighthouse in 2004. The lighthouse...
Memory cast in Stone

...history books, among many other things.One of the most interesting items is a brass bottle, museum co-director Gary Gillette said. Renee Hughes, the other museum director and Gillette's wife, said, "Wow, this is a pretty big flask...
One chance at Last Chance should be a standout event for the little museum at the end of Basin Road. The museum, which Renee Hughes and Gary Gillette have run for about 20 years, is presenting its first new exhibit in many years, Hughes said. "At 1 o'clock...
Statter Harbor to get boardwalk, pavilion

...goal is to make the boat launch and surrounding area more accommodating for its many user groups, city port engineer Gary Gillette said after a public meeting on Monday."There's a lot of congestion, and what we have there now doesn't accommodate...
Statter Harbor work to begin this fall

...the site that has filled in with silt and sand and isn't very strong to put structures on," city port engineer Gary Gillette said. "If we just built on it, in a couple years or so it could start sinking on us."In a procedure called a...
Photo: Anniversary designs

Renee Hughes and Gary Gillette with their dog, Galena, stand next to a heart she made out of flour in the bus parking lot at Marine Park on Tuesday to celebrate...
Docks & Harbors meeting canceled, but engineer says full steam ahead on project the port engineer couldn't update committee members on the Douglas Harbor project. Nonetheless, Port Engineer Gary Gillette said the meeting cancellation shouldn't delay the progress Docks and Harbors has made to advance the long-stalled...


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