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Chamber names Juneau road advocate Citizen of the Year

Longtime road advocate Dick Knapp was stunned silent Saturday night by the announcement that he was the Juneau Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year...
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...
Road promises sound like they come from vacuum salesmen

...terminal. Sound off on the important issues at Critics who dare question this transportation vision are described by road advocate Brad Fluetsch as "greenies" who "just want Southeast to die" and who "are intentionally trying to screw it all...
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...
Juneau road's advocates, critics remain intransigent after state revises costs

...expected in 2005, or about $374 million. Sound off on the important issues at Brad Fluetsch, a financial planner and road advocate, said the 51-mile road along the east side of Lynn Canal must be built no matter how much it costs. "One, whatever...
Need different approach to development

...approach to development schemes aimed at our dwindling natural habitats. Ms. Walker states she is "a longtime (road) advocate" and cites the "vision" of building Hoover Dam as saving Nevada from remaining "a vast wasteland desert" However...
Geldhof's background needed to be reported

...Rich Poor, in defending MacKinnon in the article, is described as a former transportation official and Juneau access road advocate. Nothing wrong with that. But who is Geldhof, the Empire's oft-quoted expert on road access? He is treated...
Skagway vote could block road to Juneau

...the country of Skagway," he said. Henricksen, a road advocate, opposed the ordinance and tried to remove the words...that he was appointed to serve as the group's token road advocate. "That's completely untrue," Bourcy said. "Every...
Letter: Road warriors still watching assembly

...political odds. I am very sorry that Murray promised to let the election results determine his further involvement as a road advocate, but there are many more of us who did not make any promises. The public will certainly be hearing from us from time...
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...


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