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MacKinnon to leave city for DOT post

...Murkowski named MacKinnon to the post Tuesday as he appointed Mike Barton to be the department's commissioner. Barton, a former...need attention now," Murkowski said in a statement. "Mike Barton has shown he has the ability to get things done, and...
Governor moves ferry offices out of Juneau

Transportation Commissioner Mike Barton announced Monday that Gov. Frank Murkowski has approved moving the Alaska Marine Highway System and about 40 Juneau jobs to Ketchikan...
Tongass tirade appreciated

Your editorial of Oct. 13 regarding the Tongass was excellent. Mike Barton
Conflicting ferry messages

On page A4 of the Juneau Empire for Sept. 1, Transportation Commissioner Mike Barton asserts, "to suggest that we would allow our vessels to run down to the point that they would not pass Coast Guard certification...
Airport board ousts manager

Juneau Airport Manager Dave Miller got a rave review from Airport Board Chairman Mike Barton on Wednesday - and he got canned. ``If I could have written the script, this is not the way it would have been,'' Miller...
Murkowski goes to Pelican

From left, Nancy Murkowski, Highliner Lodge owner Steve Daniels, Jill Daniels, Department of Transportation Commissioner Mike Barton, Sharon Barton and Gov. Frank Murkowski attend the grand opening of the Highliner Lodge on Saturday in Pelican.
Around Town

Monday, June 1 Meet the Candidates for Airport Manager, 9 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Mike Barton, of Juneau, and Jeannie Johnson, of Anchorage. With opportunity to provide written or oral input to the board...
Former DOT officials favor moving Habitat remove permitting duties from the state's Habitat Division. The commissioners - including retired commissioner Mike Barton, who was appointed this week to again head the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities - penned a...
Seek justice for Dave Miller

...Manager Dave Miller received the following statement form Mike Barton, airport board chair: ``On behalf of the airport...the board? This is contact time: Airport board Chair Mike Barton, 364-3153; Mayor Dennis Egan, 586-1800/586-6136...
Assembly hears airport dispute

...continued Monday night in front of the Juneau Assembly. At the invitation of assembly member Ken Koelsch, board Chairman Mike Barton and ousted manager Dave Miller gave their separate versions of what happened. But before the testimony opened up...


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