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My Turn: It's not too late to move whale sculpture

...complementary attractions, it hardly seems the best spot to place the whale sculpture.Reportedly, the proposed Bridge Park site is the only city-owned land in the downtown area feasible for any significant housing project - a higher and better...
My Turn: An island too far and it will be miles away from where many cruise visitors disembark from their ships. Furthermore, the selected park site is better suited for housing - a sorely needed addition to downtown Juneau and a top priority of the City and Borough...
A new home for the Valley Library

...raised. Funding sources include a Juneau Public Library Endowment ($300,000), the city's donation of the Dimond Park site ($1 million), a New Library Construction Grant approved by the state in May ($7 million), and The Friends of...
Docks and Harbors board approves Maritime Center design

...edge," the Option E description from NorthWind's document read in part. "This has the strongest connection to the park site; it has the best park to building integration."Gillette said the center would "provide a vibrant and aesthetic improvement...
Public Treadwell meeting derails

...intends to actually get a second rink at Treadwell, now that the legislature has appropriated money to study a Dimond Park site."I'm absolutely committed to getting a second sheet of ice in Juneau. I'm also committed to enhancing and protecting...
New park near Eagle Beach to be completed in July

...about $1.7 million. The total project, including design, will run a little more than $2 million, he said. The park site was used for five seasons as a primitive campground. Part of it also was used - and abused - by off-road vehicles and...
More information needed on armory/gym

...of the existing habitat." The site is near the Dan Bishop Trail, Bay Creek, a potential greenbelt to the shoreline park site recently bought by the city, and Auke Bay itself, Dunn said. The state review, which is overseen by the DGC, began...
Expatriate Alaskans meet in Seattle for small-town reunion

...years, but Sundborg wasn't ready to blame the move. He'd spent two hours that morning waiting at the old Woodland Park site to redirect any lost Juneauites, and only saw a couple of men on a Sunday stroll. It was probably the weather - almost...
Northwest Digest

Kodiak state parks to start charging fees Sound off on the important issues at KODIAK - Visitors to three state park sites in Kodiak will be asked to pay parking fees starting next year. The Kodiak State Parks Citizens Advisory Board voted...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...especially inconceivable on an area of the Auke Rec Bypass soccer field and community garden site. This area is due to be a park site, not an alternative landing field in 2000. People will be playing ball and gardening on that site and helicopter landing...


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