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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...
Residential geothermal units on the rise

...The Department of Natural Resources recently permitted a residential geothermal heating unit on state tideland on North Douglas Island. The Mining, Land and Water geothermal permit marks the third that has recently crossed the desk of Southeast...
Police & Fire

...personal compact disc player, a water bottle and gloves was reported stolen at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday near North Douglas Island and Bonnie Brae. A blue backpack containing miscellaneous personal items and cash was reported at 10:18 a...
New halibut subsistence fishery draws 8,500 people

...meant to allow for customary and traditional use, and that Juneau's Natives are used to fishing for halibut off north Douglas Island and south Shelter Island. He said it's not safe for people with smaller boats to travel all the way to Berners...
Juneau's housing problem is serious and complex

...of additional infrastructure in the city itself (expansion of the sewer system in the Mendenhall Valley and on North Douglas Island, for example), how and where new housing developments will take shape and, most important of all, what will...
Trek through 'the flats' reveals beauty of wetlands

...retreat relieves the land of its tremendous weight. Future plans for a bridge from the Mendenhall Wetlands to north Douglas Island and the airport expansion would whittle away even more of the wetlands. The ongoing loss of the Mendenhall Wetlands...
More moorage for locals

...other areas that could be converted to mini marinas: near the little rock dump; northwest of Delta Western; North Douglas Island near the existing boat launch; Outer Point; and north Tee Harbor. Clifford Berg Juneau
Rainfall sets new record

...are recorded, but other places got more, Mitchell said. Downtown, the double storm brought 3.30 inches. On North Douglas Island, 5.45 inches were recorded over the two days, Mitchell added. "A front came through and came back and hit...
Candidates offer experience, youth, zeal: Bob Doll

...second bridge across Gastineau Channel is more urgent than building a road to the north. "The development of north Douglas Island will become possible in terms of housing, recreational facilities, ports, harbors and even a new airport...
Dybdahl will work to keep capital here

...developable." He said construction of the second crossing over the Gastineau Channel is essential for developing north Douglas Island. While some people criticize him for being pro-development, Dybdahl said he doesn't like to be labeled...


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