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Reluctance to accept end of earmarks in Alaska

...heavily, relied upon those funds for basics like roads or sewer systems. State and community leaders knew this day was coming...oil fields, are dirt; and basics - like water and sewer systems - are lacking in some remote areas. To catch a flight...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020311/sta_780157311.shtml
News
Alaska village facing water shortages gets outside help

...week now instead of the usual six. Showers also are off-limits at the school, which does have its own water and sewer systems."Otherwise, people can drink water when they want," said school district superintendent Norm Eck. "And toilets...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-09/alaska-village-facing-water-shortages-g
State
New sewers for N. Douglas to reduce pollution

North Douglas residents' sewer systems soon will connect with the city's treatment plant instead of dumping their discharge into Gastineau Channel. The Juneau Assembly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100300/Loc_NSewers.html
Local
Local Briefs

...city Public Works Director Ernie Mueller plans to retire. Mueller has overseen improvements in Juneau's water and sewer systems, streets and Capital Transit, said City Manager Dave Palmer. "Ernie has spent innumerable hours, behind the scenes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030102/Loc_briefs.shtml
Local
My Turn: The inevitability of the road

...the project was built years ago it could have been done much cheaper. All building costs for schools, hospitals, sewer systems and other infrastructure projects in this community are over budget, yet they still get built. Further delays will...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121206/opi_20061212001.shtml
Opinion
My turn: Go with the original sewer phasing plan

...should it be developed areas that want to fix existing sewer systems? The voters approved a 1 percent sales tax increase...affordable housing is greater than the demand to fix existing sewer systems. It appears 55 people attended the affordable housing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030207/opi_20070302012.shtml
Opinion
Learn compassion in Iraq dealings

...1991. As a result of the economic sanctions imposed upon Iraq at that time, combined with the destroyed water and sewer systems, hospitals and other community infrastructure, over half a million have died - more children than were killed in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021299/Ope_dunkerltr.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...1991. As a result of the economic sanctions imposed upon Iraq at that time, combined with the destroyed water and sewer systems, hospitals and other community infrastructure, over half a million have died - more children than were killed in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021299/Ope_dunkerltr.shtml
Moody's drops Juneau's credit rating

...This public corporation helps Alaska municipalities finance capital improvement projects "such as schools, water and sewer systems, public buildings, harbors and docks," according to the Authority's web page."When we get our bonds through...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-05-20/moodys-drops-juneaus-credit-rating
Local
Time for 'Thank yous'

...villages, $500,000 for water and sewer improvements in Kodiak, and another $550,000 for upgrades to water and sewer systems in Wrangell and Ketchikan. The U.S. Forest Service is budgeted $12 million for Alaska projects which include subsistence...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010608/opi_20080106032.shtml
Opinion

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