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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...
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...
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...
Juneau eyes improvements to Seward St.

Some people look at Seward Street and see an opportunity. Aging underground water and sewer systems have to be replaced soon, said Karen Blue, a project engineer with the Juneau Community Development Department. On Tuesday night...
Local Briefs 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...
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...
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...
Bonnie Brae vs. Bayview

...clarification to Dave Crabtree's letter "Bayview no different than Bonnie Brae" (Aug. 31). The Bonnie Brae water and sewer systems were installed by developers and operated for several years by homeowners through BBHA. Almost from the beginning...
My Turn: Affordable housing can be remedied

...on March 2. He wrote, "I believe the demand for affordable housing is greater than the demand to fix existing sewer systems." Sound off on the important issues at I am curious as to how Tigar is able to qualify this statement from his Northridge...
Kookesh calls attention to rural water, sewer issues

...potable/clean drinking water and safe sanitation and sewer systems.Kookesh said that the state 40 years ago promised...provide information about where improvements in water and sewer systems need to be made to his office to get an accurate assessment...


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