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King Cove renews call for road

...Wildlife Refuge so that sick or injured residents could have land access to an all-weather airport at nearby Cold Bay.Road advocates say lives are endangered when aircraft cannot reach the King Cove airport, where strong winds and foul weather make...
My Turn: Ferry, road combination out of Juneau is win-win

...short shuttle ferries would provide the final connection between Katzehin River, Haines and Skagway. Being a strong road advocate I was a little disappointed with this decision. I've always felt that if Juneau was to remain Alaska's capital...
Groups file suit against road plan

...being neglected and could provide adequate access to the capital if given the opportunity. "Even serious-minded road advocates have recognized the need for maintenance of a healthy system that includes Lynn Canal," Botelho said. Also, Botelho...
My Turn: The state's proposed road to nowhere: Don't bank on it

...more than the existing ferry system to maintain and operate over the long run. How can this be? Rich Poor and other road advocates claim that the state will save money with the new proposal. Mr. Poor and his friends, however, have failed to...
There can be healthy differences over road

...ballot question is advisory and was requested by pro-road advocates to demonstrate to the City Council that there is in fact a majority of road advocates in Skagway, contrary to the results of previous surveys...
My Turn: It's not too late for realistic transportation improvements

Rich Poor, a former transportation official and self-described road advocate, recently authored a thoughtful and conciliatory letter to the editor discussing a compromise regarding access in Lynn Canal...
Candidates agree on road out of town

...certainly happy that another candidate recognizes that road access is important to the whole state," he said. Other road advocates want to know how firm Palin's support for a highway connection is when compared to other projects around the state...
Lynn Canal businesses want ferry

...are going to save the state and federal government money by doing this it would be ridiculous to build that road." Road advocate Murray Walsh of Juneau disagreed that the proposed ferry system would be cheaper than a road link, estimating that...
Road north still divides community

...municipal ballot question on whether better access to Juneau should be provided through ferry service or a road. Road advocates pushed for the vote and, apparently confident of victory, some said they wouldn't ever raise the issue again if...
My Turn: Cascade Point ferries deserve a serious look

...better access in a way that can be accomplished in the near future, it should also be an acceptable compromise to many road advocates. That is particularly true now that it appears that the last road section into Skagway can't be built anyway...


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