My Turn: Juneau construction projects are uplifting, inspiring

...and worthwhile project.Those seeking for Juneau to remain forever separate and disconnected from the North American road system have succeeded in forcing the Juneau Access Project to be scaled into a road to the Katzehin River for the time being...
On the Trails: Early fall observations

...into the edge of the forest. Aha-a consorting pair-it's the mating season. Moose are seldom seen along our road system, but this year there have been several reports of moose in the general area of Echo Cove.A week or two later, we...
Wood bison finding home in Alaska

...areas. Of the three largest habitats, Seaton focused on the Innoko River area even though it was farthest from the road system."Even the barge trip is 1,000 miles to get to the Innoko," he said. "But Innoko people consistently supported...
My Turn: Obama's visit to the arctic

...many challenges and hurdles Alaskans face each and every day. With more than 80 percent of our communities off the road system, we face some of the most basic and fundamental obstacles: high energy and food costs, extreme poverty, drug and...
Letter: Against stricter trapping regulations

...temperatures and diminishing daylight.Currently, a trapper cannot set a trap within 1/4 mile of the coast along the entire road system. There are also 18 designated trails that also have a 1/4 mile buffer on each side, with the exception of very small...
In 2015, nearly 3 dozen Alaska villages lack basic plumbing

...of dollars to install in just one home.Residents in at least 30 isolated communities far from the state's meager road system are mired in Third World conditions despite more than $2 billion in federal and state money over the past 50 years...
Cultural tourism comes with unique challenges

...Southeast, Southcentral and Fairbanks, places that attract greater numbers of travelers because of easy access to the road system, major air links and the state's largest cities.But large swaths of rural Alaska receive few tourists. In those...
A job with a view

...hand in training new pilots and developing emergency response plans. With more than 250 villages statewide lacking road systems, it's the daily trips to the grocery store and doctor visits that keep Kveum busy."For these small communities...
Anchorage artist plans suicide awareness sculptures

...with a ton of material, Davies drove around Alaska's road system last summer making casts of people for her few weeks, Davies plans to visit towns off the road system to make the casts that will complete the 100 forms she...
Sport fish report: Halibut hit or miss, trout fishing should heat up soon

...really start heating up in the local streams on the Juneau road system. These fish are now in place and ready for salmon to...rainbow trout limits (in combination) on the Juneau Road System are 2 daily and 2 in possession, 14 inch minimum and...


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