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Whale, what now?

...whale 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-04/whale-what-now
Local
Sunken tug carried up to 250 gallons of fuel

...Guard 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-16/sunken-tug-carried-250-gallons-fuel
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-09-06/letter-housing-action-needed
Letters
Empire Editorial: Juneau can have its whale and more housing

...Juneau 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-04/empire-editorial-juneau-can-have-its-
Opinion
My Turn: It's not too late to move whale sculpture

...think it's fair to say that Juneau has yet to voice enthusiastic support for city plans to build a park near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge as a location for the planned whale sculpture. Other alternatives exist that make more economic sense and meet...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-03/my-turn-its-not-too-late-move-whale-s
Opinion
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...to determine the feasibility of housing near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge, several Assembly members made sure to note that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-02/whale-statue-breaches-talks-again
Local
Empire Editorial: Ocean center shouldn't gobble 6-ton whale

...can't, it 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-22/empire-editorial-ocean-center-shouldn
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Strong action needed to avoid repeat of Challenger sinking

...At the right low tide, you can still see the top of its pilothouse peeking from the water up-channel of the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. Even at high tide, the bright orange containment boom ringing the wreck is a clear sign that something wrong...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-15/empire-editorial-strong-action-needed
Opinion
Candidate profile: Dixie Hood, Assembly D2

...visitors and residents alike. Increased use of the Passenger Head Tax revenue tor completion of the Sea Walk to the Juneau-Douglas Bridge should be expedited. This would increase pedestrian safety and enhance the experience of cruise ship passengers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-20/candidate-profile-dixie-hood-assembly-d
Local
Fuel from sunken vessel removed

...accessible pollution sources and hazards" from a 96-foot tugboat that sank Sept. 12 in Gastineau Channel near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge.Global Diving & Salvage and Southeast Alaska Lighterage was contracted for the job, and also replaced the containment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-18/fuel-sunken-vessel-removed
Local

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