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Gov. earmarks $35M for Juneau road

...has numerous other problems; namely, it's a "step in the wrong direction" because it eliminates a public transportation option for Alaskans wanting to traverse the Lynn Canal without their vehicle."The state of Alaska has a revenue problem...
My Turn: Embrace challenges, rewards of being an Arctic nation the Nordic Arctic of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland where the infrastructure is developed, multiple transportation options exist and reliable telecommunications and internet access is commonplace. Then there is the Arctic in Alaska...
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...ferry service in Lynn Canal, and private steamship companies were the only option for transportation.A private transportation option is subject to the whims of profit and loss, however, and it was the unreliability of private service that led...
Another delay for Tustumena

...Aaron Griffin suggested at Thursday night's meeting that it might be time for the borough to consider its own transportation options separate from the state."It is time for us to take a very hard look at how we connect our communities and...
New road to help Kake's chances for hydropower

...generators will remain for backup or supplemental purposes. The Legislature said the road would also improve transportation options for Kake. The Alaska Marine Highway serves both Kake and Petersburg, while Petersburg is also served by Alaska...
Resources available to voters with disabilities

...need to get to the polls but may not be able to rely on a friend or relative to drive them there, Juneau has transportation options, such as Capital Transit and Care-A-Van Transportation, both of which will be running on Election Day...
It's about affordable transportation

...biodiesel, solar energy, wind power and fuel cells as being critical solutions for making ferries a viable and clean transportation option. The article states the ferries traveling at speeds of 30 knots or more are likely to collide with whales and...
Airport clarifications

...enhance local air service are eligible for these funds. We agree that a second air carrier would provide more transportation options for the community. A community organization with the airport as a co-sponsor could potentially receive a SCDF...
My Turn: An aimless bubble among many being blown

...being funneled into Alaska for highway and related construction projects, the general public seeking innovative transportation options might expect there to be a state management team having visionary thinking and reinforcing the employees who...
State drops Southeast ferry study

State officials say they will not finish a study of northern Southeast transportation options. Sound off on the important issues at They also have delayed studying a road route to a new Sitka ferry terminal, but they're...


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