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My Turn: AMHS cuts off limb hoping it grows back

...point. If fares are too high, travelers will not be able to afford to ride on the marine highway. For vehicle transportation, cost increases should be considered carefully because a significant share of the revenue received by the system comes...
My Turn: Candidate questions to consider

...Canal Access Road, can you identify another project that will pump $500 million into our economy, lower our transportation costs and generate new ways to stimulate economic development?? Which of our current private sector industries (mining...
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership

...expected to become a $20 billion global industry.4. Electricity is only a part of the energy equation. Heat and transportation costs often represent an even larger cost burden for many rural Alaskans. Energy efficiency, weatherization and development...
Forest Service proposes raised cabin fees cabin, depending how old it is, what kind it is, what amenities (outhouse, propane) are on offer, and transportation costs, can cost between $1,500 to $2,600 a trip, with most cabins requiring two or three trips a year, not including...
My Turn: Test driving Alaska's fiscal model

...all of Alaska." The Juneau Road project will pump a half billion dollars into the Southeast economy, reduce transportation costs throughout the region, spur new economic development and allow our ailing ferry system to consolidate its resources...
Alaska editorial: Arctic Energy Summit hosted circumpolar nations for issues discussion

...particular to their countries. Limited infrastructure. Land tied up by government control. Cold temperatures. High transportation costs. But for the origin of their passport, they might well have been presenting about Alaska.Just as the circumpolar...
My Turn: Maintaining a balance

...crowd?When looking at the long-term benefits of Juneau Access - a more financially stable ferry system, lower transportation costs throughout our region, lower travel costs for residents and visitors, and expanded economic opportunities - coupled...
Juneau-based community group to build traveling greenhouse

...that people have to local, fresh foods," Heifetz said. Factors behind that dilemma include weather hazards and transportation costs.About 95 percent of the food in southeast Alaska is imported, Heifetz found in a 2014 assessment of the food...
My Turn: Murkowski's Planned Parenthood vote lets down women - again

...significant cutting and editing in order to completely distort the context of the discussion around recovering transportation costs for legal fetal tissue donation for medical research (which was approved by Congress in 1993, with broad bipartisan...
Minimum wage measure could boost bus driver pay

...driver wages at double the minimum wage was part of the 1989 Alaska School bus Safety Act.The change could eventually add several hundred thousand dollars annually to the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District transportation costs.


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