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US Navy ships to accompany US-flagged ships in Gulf

...U.S. commercial ships during their transit through the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth...accompanying U.S. commercial vessels as they transit the strait was based on a recommendation...while U.S. commercial vessels are in transit, but they will not escort them continuously...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/us-navy-ships-accompany-us-flagged-sh
Not For Web
Cruising toward a million visitors

...means about $10 million in city sales tax revenue. That helps a small town like Juneau have a hospital, an airport, public transit and more, Arnett said.It means more than 2,500 jobs, Arnett pointed out, which may be entry-level but teach valuable...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-03/cruising-toward-million-visitors
Local
Halfway house battles bed bugs

...once a year - just in case. It has not had an infestation, as far as executive director Mariya Lovishchuk knows.Capital Transit said it has not had a problem either, despite its high volume of passengers.The only time Lemon Creek Correctional Center...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-30/halfway-house-battles-bed-bugs
Local
Celebrate Earth Day at the glacier

...shares ideas on "Driving the Rain at Mendenhall." At 12:30 p.m. Greg Fisk shares his plan for "Downtown Circulator Transit." At 1 p.m. Duff Mitchell will present "Electrifying the Downtown Cruise Ship Dock." This program would cut air emissions...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/celebrate-earth-day-glacier
Outdoors
Forest Service to host Earth Day celebration April 18 at Mendenhall Glacier

...ideas on "Driving the Rain at Mendenhall." At 12:30 p.m., Greg Fisk will share his plan for "Downtown Circulator Transit." At 1 p.m., Duff Mitchell will present "Electrifying the Downtown Cruise Ship Dock." This program would cut air emissions...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/forest-service-host-earth-day-celebration
Art
Capital Transit gives bus routes another go

...this month, the unpopular new Capital Transit Plan will be completely reworked. At...We're doing a reset of our work on transit so we have time to change our process...operators to weigh in on reformatting the transit plan. The new proposal will then be made...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-31/capital-transit-gives-bus-routes-anothe
Local
Transit passengers vent about changes

...procedures in light of the new Capital Transit Plan's elimination of routes. The first...Nugget Mall stops in the proposed Capital Transit Plan will be eliminated in favor of a...would cause congestion at the Downtown Transit Center, which she said is already crowded...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-02/transit-passengers-vent-about-changes
Local
Public meetings scheduled on new Capital Transit Plan

...public comment will be held this week on the proposed Capital Transit Plan set for implementation in spring 2015. Questions and concerns...attend meetings may submit comments through email at Capital.Transit@Juneau.org, by phone at (907) 586-2871 or by mail...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/public-meetings-scheduled-new-capital-t
Local
Survey: Flying to work rather than take a bus

...bike or an airplane to work than public transit.The federally funded Regional Household...airplane, and 1.7 percent took public transit. About 11 percent of respondents carpooled...comment on its implications for public transit. But Lyon described the effort to increase...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-09/survey-flying-work-rather-take-bus
State
Kennicott repairs, upgrades put state ferry back on line

...10.5 million, but additional work pushed the price tag to around $13.8 million. The project was funded by a Federal Transit Administration grant, and work was completed over a two-winter period beginning in late 2013, according to Atwood.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-23/kennicott-repairs-upgrades-put-state-fe
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