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My Turn: Sullivan: President must experience 'real' Alaska through its people

...great news. The soul of our state is in rural Alaska, where some villages lack basic amenities like water and sewer. Infrastructure development is not only crucial in rural Alaska, it's the key to unlocking our full economic potential. The...
Feds award almost $7 million to tribes for housing

...919 to build a housing unit? Metlakatla Housing Authority, $600,000 to cover site preparation and water and sewer infrastructure for 20 multi-family houses? Native Village of Akutan, $170,680 to rehabilitate a rental 4-plex? Native Village...
Empire Endorsements for the Oct. 2 Municipal Election

...directed to a variety of needed capital improvement projects for the city (a shop for Public Works, area wide sewer infrastructure, airport renovations, harbor facilities and deferred maintenance on CBJ buildings). Sound familiar? The...
Feeling the Crunch further complicated by the area's steep topography, isolation, small scale of economy and inadequacy of sewer infrastructure. With no way out by land, Juneau doesn't have outlying communities where people can live and drive to work...
My turn: Use sales tax to fund what the city needs first

...that this aquatic facility would be built at the expense of essential community needs, such as expansion of our sewer infrastructure and improvements to other projects in which the borough already has an investment. Additionally, as veterans...
Empire editorial: Support extension of Juneau sales tax

...for a public works facility, $10 million for sewer infrastructure, $10 million for airport renovation, $5 million...something that generates revenue. The $10 million in sewer infrastructure will allow for higher density housing, which could...
Akhiok hopes help comes for failing water system after visit from state rep's officials, and McCoy continues to make repairs to a system far beyond broken. "We're not too far from a catastrophic failure on the water plant," McCoy said. "And the sewer infrastructure has already catastrophically failed."
Use fiscal common sense and vote no on Prop 2 repair and improvements, improvements at Bartlett Regional Hospital, construction of an ice rink, areawide sewer infrastructure and expansion, airport renovations, harbor expansion and parking garages. All of these types of essential community...
My turn: It's time for Juneau's second crossing

...Other projects will be financed from specific sources such as the cruise ship head tax and airline ticket fees. Sewer infrastructure improvements will be financed with targeted state grants and loans from other capital projects-related sales...
Take neighborhoods off heating oil

...depending on size of the home and depth of the well. The city would own the wells just as it owns the water and sewer infrastructure. Homeowners could immediately tap into the well at their property line and retrofit their homes with heat pumps...


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