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Sea life, poisons and learning about science

...with the long-running program titled Sea Week, where students from all over the Juneau School District tour the NOAA facilities to learn about the ocean.Students can see animals of all shapes and sizes in the tanks. They also have the chance...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-21/sea-life-poisons-and-learning-about
Neighbors
Government shutdown changing local lives

...Monday night did hit, there weren't any loose ends to tie up without the ability to tie them."Many projects at the NOAA facility are processes that take days or even weeks, so advance planning by the leadership helped stave off some of the losses...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-04/government-shutdown-changing-local-live
Local
New road to fisheries center wins approval

...with South Lena Loop Road between Towers Road and the NOAA facility. It can be built for $2.7 million, part of which...widening the Lena Loop roadway from Towers Road to the NOAA facility for safer pedestrian traffic, and measures to protect...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051502/loc_fishroad.shtml
News
Police and Fire

...14, sustained minor injuries when he was struck by a vehicle at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday near Back Loop Road and the NOAA facility entrance. The boy was riding his bike fast on a nearby bike path and ran into the side of a 1996 Suburban driven by...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061202/loc_cops.shtml
News
Local construction has its ups and downs

...not begin until next summer at the earliest, according to city officials. Though work on the hospital and on the NOAA facility has been postponed, most unions are reporting no unemployment among their nonretired members, and many construction...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072003/loc_construction.shtml
News
My Turn: Valley needs a high school

...fields and a Frisbee golf course; a new road down the middle of Point Lena and past many home lots takes one to the NOAA facility that is being built where a quarry used to be. Just north of the Auke Bay Ferry Terminal, Glacier Seafoods is building...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072504/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: We are doing the right thing with funds

...bright future for Juneau. We have spent considerable public funds toward this project by purchasing a site for the NOAA facility, by purchasing land for the university's fisheries program, by constructing a separate access road to minimize...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081302/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Juneau residents want NOAA facility

This letter is in support of the construction of the new NOAA research facility at Lena Point. The Juneau business, scientific, educational, and governmental community is in need of this world-class facility, and I believe the vast MAJORITY of Juneau residents will embrace its development in its currently planned location.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081402/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Wheeler pushes for cooperation, new projects

...space, zoning and a master plan - all reasonable requests," he said. "It's vital for our future to have the NOAA facility there." Wheeler voted for a citywide smoking ban last year and didn't support an exemption for restaurants with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091502/loc_wheeler.shtml
News
Empire editorial: Stage set for Valley high school

...million to cover a portion of the cost of the university's fisheries research center to be constructed jointly with the NOAA facility at Lena Point In 1999, Juneau voters approved a measure providing for a $50 million high school with state reimbursement...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111002/opi_edboard.shtml
Opinion

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