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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...
Injured person near Campers Cove removed by helicopter

...transport was canceled "due to high winds and freezing spray," Etheridge tweeted. "CCFR is working with other transportation options."Temsco was able to reach the cabin before dark and extracted the injured person. "They went to BRH in a...
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...
Empire Editorial: Things to consider for Juneau's transit plan update

...using the ferry terminal as a turnaround spot for businesses in the area that have employees who need additional transportation options., where many Juneau businesses and their employeesWe also are in favor of the Lemon Creek route reaching Costco...
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...
Juneau's complementary transit systems

...well-used and efficiently run. For those who need a more personalized form of public transit, Juneau offers two transportation options: Care-A-Van and the Taxi Voucher Program. Care-A-Van is for anyone age 60 and over and for persons...
Sitkans cool to Baranof Island crossing of a road, which is aimed at improving transportation options for Sitka. The Sitka Sentinel reported, economic and environmental costs of transportation options should be developed within two years, he said...
Apathy is not an option

...about who holds office; what taxes we pay and how much; the kind of health care we may or may not receive; the transportation options we are offered; the resource development of our state; the nature of our labor laws; the funding of education...
Access road would be a waste of money

...favors improved ferry service over an east Lynn Canal road. So, it's a fact that a majority of residents whose transportation options would be most affected by the Juneau access project oppose the proposed Juneau road. According to a recent poll...
Egan Drive added to highway plan

...plan guides future spending on state highways, the Alaska Marine Highway System, transit systems and other transportation options during the next four years and beyond. Federal law requires projects funded with federal money be planned for...


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