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New totem poles set to be raised in Juneau

...carved for a building in the Indian village of Juneau.The totems are replacing original poles that had deteriorated and become safety issues. The pole raising ceremony is scheduled to take place at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 29 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-23/new-totem-poles-set-be-raised-juneau
State
My Turn: 'Choose Respect' should mean action, not rhetoric

...campaign fodder while doing nothing to address our very real public safety problems. Let's look at the record. Has Sullivan chosen...focused on his political career instead of addressing public safety needs. Sullivan's outright opposition to key public policies...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-23/my-turn-choose-respect-should-mean-ac
Opinion
Assembly members debate legality of discussing topics

...regarding rezoning that might be controversial.An update on Spuhn Island had Doug Wahto speak to Federal Aviation Administration safety standards as they pertain to cell phone towers, specifically the one on Spuhn Island. His recommendation was that the lighting...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-23/assembly-members-debate-legality-topics
Local
Letter: Gladziszewski dedicated, pragmatic and the right choice for Assembly

...affect how we conduct our most basic community affairs: how we fund our schools, shape our neighborhoods, provide for public safety and myriad other daily challenges.Maria has a stellar record of service to Juneau. For nearly 12 years, her work on the...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-22/letter-gladziszewski-dedicated-pragma
Letters
Thread to host open houses

...businesses. Stop by thread's open house to learn about their $1,000 start-up grant. Free supplies such as a health and safety kit and children's books will be available for your business.Thread will also host an open house Oct. 7, Nov. 8 and Dec...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-21/thread-host-open-houses
Neighbors
Anchorage's Loussac Library getting overhaul

...ground level. The idea is to eliminate confusion for first-time visitors and a long flight of concrete stairs that have been a safety concern.A new lobby, planned between the Anchorage Assembly chambers and the Wilda Marston Theatre, will give visitors easy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-21/anchorages-loussac-library-getting-over
State
Park(ing) Day

...sheets about the benefits of "Complete Streets," like what Park(ing) Day promotes. These sheets cover everything from safety to economic development. Studies show these attractive streetscapes stimulate the economy, encourage investment and increase...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/parking-day
Local
Engine sounds heard before plane crash

...engine area.The witness statements were included in investigative documents released Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board.The documents provide no theories or analysis of what investigators believe might have caused the fiery crash in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/engine-sounds-heard-plane-crash
State
A camera that doesn't record

...wondering if we could send them the tapes, and we had to tell them, 'We don't have any tapes,'" DOT Regional Traffic and Safety Engineer David Epstein said in a phone interview Thursday. "So, no help there."It's a little-known fact that the five...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/camera-doesnt-record
Local
More ferries for less ridership

...the biggest concerns he's heard so far are with the road's safety during not only winter but year-round travel, and those about...Marine Highway System and its budget. Both Department of Public Safety Deputy Commissioner Terry Vrabec and Randy Ruaro, special counsel...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/more-ferries-less-ridership
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