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Candidate profile: Dixie Hood, Assembly D2 ship passengers and Juneauites alike, on their way to Skip Wallen's Whale Sculpture, soon to be in place on the Waterfront.The Juneau Economic Plan tells us that we need to be courting young people to fill state positions of retiring...
Empire Editorial: Juneau can have its whale and more housing

...potential renters. Affordable housing is already an oxymoron by Juneau standards, and we fail to see how anything built on the waterfront would serve those who need housing the most.If the Assembly wants to see more housing, they have the power to...
My Turn: Moving the Fisherman's Memorial can be done

...landowners came together and mutually decided to locate a memorial to commercial fishermen and women who had died, on the waterfront at Taku Fisheries and Smokeries. We selected the memorial's location for several reasons: ? It was on the last...
My Turn: From sea to Soboleff Center, Juneau shines

...remind us of the seafood industry's presence, it's also a way to bring the community together for family fun on the waterfront. That's a notable achievement for a rainy, cold day. As we move to our next special event, the grand opening...
Misunderstood whale tackled at chamber luncheon agreed to receive the whale and prepare a site. In 2008, the CBJ Assembly decided that the whale belonged on the waterfront - definitely not in the Douglas roundabout. At first the decision was Marine Park, but where does one fit a 28-foot...
Flipping Douglas Island

...housing) for the U.S. Coast Guard.Past plans for the node included a golf course and a Tlingit cultural museum on the waterfront."These are all loose concepts we've outlined in the plan," Duncan said, noting that golf course investors...
From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change projects can still move forward. Oil revenue pays for the basketball courts, pools and other amenities on the waterfront, but there is only $95 million on hand for $232 million in work authorized."You ask anyone on the street...
Alternative theaters

...patron preceded the film ``On the Waterfront'' Monday night in the lobby...audience before a showing of "On the Waterfront" Monday at the Goldtown Nickelodeon...came in. Hebert introduced ``On the Waterfront'' with a short talk about...
Fish processing and the Russian connection

On the Waterfront By Elton Engstrom With major canneries in Ketchikan, Excursion Inlet, Kodiak Island and Bristol Bay scheduled to close down...
Painter has led a life of adventure

On the Waterfront By Elton Engstrom Rie Muñoz has truly lived a life of adventure. She is one of the great painters of Alaska. As a young wife...


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