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Harbor upgrade could cause boat launch woes

...Statter Harbor improvement project include plans to demolish and rebuild DeHarts, and update existing Statter Harbor infrastructure, Carl Uchytil, docks and harbors director for the City and Borough of Juneau, said at the Chamber of Commerce...
My Turn: It's not pork, it's fish

...This is not pork - it's an investment that will pay off in the public's access to fish. Neither is the harbor infrastructure Murkowski secured which has benefited hundreds of thousands of Alaskans, sport, commercial and subsistence users...
My Turn: Harbor board getting unfair criticism

...Unfortunately, the state never reinvested in harbors and user fees throughout Alaska never included the capital costs of harbor infrastructure. Throughout Alaska, the state has been turning harbors over to municipalities, who are taking heat from the...
City hikes moorage rates, drops new maintenance fee fee increases two years ago. If the board increases fees again, residents should see some results in harbor infrastructure improvements, he said. "You can go down to Harris and Aurora harbors, and basically nothing has changed...
State lawmakers ponder support of municipal harbors

...of years," he said. "We're quite thankful the Legislature is taking this action," he said. Alaska's harbor infrastructure was largely built by the state DOT/PF in the 1960s and 1970s, but for more than a decade the state has been...
Shell hopeful on Arctic drilling despite setback

...of miles from the nearest Coast Guard station. Roadless northern Alaska has a tiny fraction of the airport and harbor infrastructure that supported the Gulf of Mexico cleanup. Critics retain the same objections they stated when Shell spent...
My Turn: Juneau needs to include public in harbor decisions

...asked for their input. Juneau isn't the only community struggling to figure out how to upgrade and manage aging harbor infrastructure, but apparently the Juneau Docks and Harbors Board doesn't think the Juneau boating community should have any...
New commercial dock nears final approval from city

...share the ramp, Fisk said. "It will be a busy facility," Fisk said. "It's quite an addition for our harbors infrastructure." Contact reporter Greg Skinner at 523-2258 or by e-mail at


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