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Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires

...which would require controlled burns and thinning, the results of which would be taken to a mill. The mill is needed infrastructure, according to Roger Wristen of the Cascadia Conservation District.Hearing conservationists argue for a mill...
Transportation Secretary Foxx talks Native issues in Anchorage

...and Reform Act."I have consistently worked to provide Alaskans with robust investments to develop our much-needed infrastructure and transportation systems," Rep. Don Young said in a release from his office. "The success of our state's...
Poll: Americans support home Olympics

...Olympics leaves the public vulnerable to footing too much of the bill and is not the proper way to pay for much-needed infrastructure improvements. Last winter's massive snowstorms shined a light on the city's less-than-ideal transit system...
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Water, sewer fees will rise in 2015

...and businesses will increase each year beginning Jan. 1 to help the city foot the bill for millions in long-needed infrastructure improvements. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly adopted an ordinance increasing the utility service rates...
Worker housing a topic as planners discuss updating Comprehensive Plan

...would have made it the "primary responsibility" of mining companies to "develop" housing, roads and other needed infrastructure for its miners, sparking a discussion over whether the plan should call on businesses to provide living space...
My turn: Cruise ship head tax won't remedy state's fiscal gap

...the cruise line industry is willing to continue supporting efforts to keep our waters clean and help build the needed infrastructure in our ports then we should try to work with them. Head taxes won't fix our fiscal gap. But tourism will definitely...
Don Young is doing a great job for Alaskans

...traditional. Don Young and our congressional delegation, during good times and bad, have provided support for much-needed infrastructure to help Alaska get it's long-term economic legs. This is no small task. As well, the transportation bill...
Bridge is needed

...understanding of the issues in our community. As you are aware, we are a new state and are attempting to build needed infrastructure and to create new jobs here that will allow our young people to have good-paying jobs that benefit them and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...don't bear disproportionate risks and costs.'' I agree with him that both projects offer an opportunity for needed infrastructure and hydroelectric energy. I also agree that, under certain circumstances, construction of both the intertie...
Wielechowski says oil and gas jobs are up, Parnell disagrees

...asked to forgo billions of dollars in revenue each year which otherwise could go to improving education, building needed infrastructure, and saving for less prosperous times. They should not be duped or misled into making a decision of this magnitude...


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