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Planners suggest tourism solutions

...accommodate more cruise ships. Transportation consultants from Kittelson & Associates of Portland, Ore., suggested short-term solutions to congestion, such as increasing the visibility of crosswalks, requiring stores to install awnings that cover...
Tenakee eyes solutions to its fiscal crisis from 1 percent to 2 percent. For the first time, the city might impose a property tax. "These are some short-term solutions," Wilson said. "We look forward to receiving some funding from the state." The Chichagof Island town is...
My Turn: Please forget it's an election year and give us a plan

...Permanent Fund or seasonal sales taxes, but that's because we don't want you to just throw the money away on short-term solutions. We don't want to have to listen to you whine and complain a few years from now when the price of oil drops...
Interior lawmakers want to see cheap energy arrive sooner

...from high energy costs long before then.They are considering trucking, an energy voucher program and other short-term solutions. The pipeline isn't expected to have gas flowing until the end of the decade.Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell said...
Alaska editorial: Solutions needed for high energy costs

...used to enjoy when comparing their incomes to their expenses.Legislators are correct when they observe that short-term solutions are hard to find, outside direct cash or subsidies from the state. But they have put forward some ideas that...
City reduces speed limit on north Riverside Drive

...Drive this summer and a draft plan was released in August. Engineering Director John Stone said there are other short-term solutions the city may implement. For example, landscaping, median strips or other traffic-slowing devices could be...
Putting hope in heliports

...The problem calls out for short-term and long-term solutions and no one on the Assembly is talking about any short-term solutions," he said. "I don't know if, as we approach the problem, the way to go is to consider a community or a...
Outside editorial: Medicare cuts signal the need for an overhaul

...Klobuchar, D-Minn., rightly characterizes the debate that awaits her vacationing Senate colleagues as one of short-term solutions. With the presidential election looming, nothing big is likely to happen this year. But it's not too early...
My turn: State addresses recruitment and retention

...near future to get an update on implementation of short-term solutions outlined in the report to Palin. The group will assess the viability of the remaining short-term solutions and plan implementation of longer term actions...


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