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State proceeding with Knik Arm bridge demolitions

ANCHORAGE - In its first major step since taking over the Knik Arm bridge crossing project, the state transportation department has ordered the demolition of two home properties, over the objection of community leaders.The state purchased the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-10/state-proceeding-knik-arm-bridge-demoli
State
State proceeding with demolitions for bridge

ANCHORAGE - In its first major step since taking over the Knik Arm bridge crossing project, the state transportation department has ordered the demolition of two home properties, over the objection of community leaders.The state purchased the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/state-proceeding-demolitions-bridge
State
Shaktoolik building berm to guard against erosion

...fuel but not for an engineer. Construction was in its second week.Locals are working off a blueprint from the state transportation department, which had intended to build a vegetated berm as an experiment for other eroding communities. The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/shaktoolik-building-berm-guard-against-
State
Plans for ferry gift shop phase-out moving ahead

...System is starting the planned phase-out of the gift shops on its ferries as part of a cost-saving effort.State transportation department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the gift shops - which have been on the five mainliner vessels - are expected...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-18/plans-ferry-gift-shop-phase-out-moving-
State
Transportation agency puts focus on rural projects

NOME - The state transportation department is gearing up for a busy summer season in parts of rural Alaska, with plans to build and improve airfields, roads...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-07/transportation-agency-puts-focus-rural-
State
Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...The city had been using those to pay for programs and salaries. In the next two years, Juneau will lose its state transportation grant, a federal police grant, and federal money designated for rural schools. The police grant paid the salaries...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-20/jobs-taxes-and-buildings-behind-cbjs-au
Local
Aniak mayor: Insurance hikes burden rural Alaska

...the Federal Aviation Administration to protect the town's air strip. The FAA transferred the airport to the state transportation department about a decade later.Longpre said there is disagreement on which entity is responsible for dike maintenance...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/aniak-mayor-insurance-hikes-burden-rura
State | AK legislature
Sailing of state ferry canceled

...canceled.KINY says Tuesday's voyage was canceled because of mechanical issues with the vessel's port engine.State transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says the problem arose during an attempted sailing of the northern Lynn Canal route from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-29/sailing-state-ferry-canceled
State | Local
Gov told to 'hold the line' in union talks

...Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, has said it's not the job of legislators to get involved in contract talks. A state transportation department spokesman, Jeremy Woodrow, has said the department has a policy of moving vehicles on ferries on a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-12/gov-told-hold-line-union-talks
State | AK legislature
Public funds, private schools: The best course for Alaska is to keep the two separate

...the governor argues, why stop with education? Why not let individuals decide how to spend their "share" of state transportation funds or parks funds?It's a sticky subject all the way around. And it's one where separation of public and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-04/public-funds-private-schools-best-cou
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