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Time to get serious about North Douglas crossing

...possible. Skirting the refuge completely by building the bridge far to the north or south wouldn't solve the transportation problem the bridge is intended to remedy. But it's also important that the crossing not cut through the wetlands in...
Wanamaker makes bid for Assembly

...the Assembly. Goldbelt is Juneau's urban Native corporation. Preventing a capital move, solving Juneau's transportation problems and revitalizing the local economy are among the issues he would like to address, Wanamaker said. "Government...
Mayor revives road debate

...for the greater good. That's my charge." In January 2000, Knowles chose fast ferries as the solution to transportation problems in the upper Lynn Canal. He later vetoed $1.5 million appropriated by the Legislature to complete the EIS...
In split decision, Juneau Assembly backs road north

...761 supporting a road to Skagway. In January 2000, Gov. Tony Knowles chose fast ferries as the solution to transportation problems in the upper Lynn Canal and later vetoed $1.5 million appropriated by the state Legislature to complete the...
Merrill Sanford vies for District 1 Assembly seat

...Army National Guard, 12 years. Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, flying kites and being outdoors. Juneau's transportation problem won't be solved with one transportation mode, Sanford added. The state Department of Transportation is looking...
Fran knows Southeast

...knows Southeast Alaska. She understands the concerns of the Southeast fishing industry. She understands the transportation problems facing small businesses in Southeast Alaska. And she understands the need to develop and increase jobs for Southeast...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...said the news isn't all bad. Warmer temperatures and less sea ice could aid oil exploration and ease winter transportation problems. Agriculture could flourish as a longer growing season combines with the near-constant sunlight of Alaska's...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...responsibility. ``We don't have deep pockets. All of us who have lighthouse leases need money. We all have transportation problems. We all need floats. And insurance is something else we all have to face,'' Gillette said. For readers...
My Turn: Predictions for 2008

...from Juneau will for the 15th year running suggest that improving the ferry system is the answer to Juneau's transportation problems despite the fact there is no money for new ferries and the system gets more expensive to ride and maintain each...
My Turn: Lew Williams: 'Spend every penny on things we don't need'

...economically unsustainable projects reached a new rhetorical level the other day in the Empire ("Alaska Faces Transportation Problems, Oct. 29). Sound off on the important issues at Williams started out by ripping the current governor, Sarah...


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