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My Turn: Managing cell tower proliferation: Whose call is it?

...have been blessed to live in the natural beauty of Juneau for the last 33 years. Our family built our home on north Douglas Island long before pavement, water or electricity extended to our rustic cove, just a stone's throw from the North...
Sewer to connect to N. Douglas

Workers are connecting nearly 50 homes on North Douglas Island to the city's sewer system, an improvement that will curb wastewater flowing into the Mendenhall Wetlands. Sound off on the...
Golf course benefits to urge the Planning Commission to approve the conditional use permit for construction of the golf course on North Douglas Island. The golf course would be a good addition to the Juneau recreational community, and it would be beneficial not...
Panel offers proposals for 2nd crossing

The city of Juneau should spend $1.5 million to move forward a Gastineau Channel bridge crossing to north Douglas Island, according to a city-appointed task force. The West Douglas Development Working Group presented a list of six...
Dry cell phone saves 3 wet friends off Douglas

Keeping the cell phone dry helped save three duck hunters who found themselves submerged near Fish Creek off north Douglas Island after their boat swamped Thursday morning. "I believe it was the coldest I've ever been," said Thomas Josephson...
City seeking help on second bridge

...Gastineau Channel can help bridge the gap between affordable housing in the community by opening up more land on north Douglas Island. Sound off on the important issues at Roger Healy, director of engineering, said the city signed a request for...
City moves on new sewer construction

...It's been in the process ever since I've lived here," said Mike Hatch, who runs a Jeep dealership on north Douglas Island and hopes to develop new homes on his vacant 16 acres nearby. Hatch can't afford to build a septic treatment...
Golf course approval is long-awaited news

...impact statement for a road out of Juneau, the community now knows it will likely have an 18-hole golf course on north Douglas Island, perhaps as soon as 2009. The city of Juneau signed a 35-year lease with Totem Creek Thursday for a 274-acre...
Anglers rock & troll

...Salmon Derby. Soriano, who is in first place with a 34.6-pound king, was at the rocks of False Outer Point on north Douglas Island at 3 a.m. Thursday. "I probably stay out here 12 to 14 hours a day," he said. Soriano said he doesn't...
Former youth worker gets four months for sex with 15-year-old

...attempted sexual assault against a minor. Police said that last winter, Skeek took the girl to a desolate part of North Douglas Island and had sex with her. Skeek claimed the sex was consensual. The girl claimed otherwise, saying she didn't...


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