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My Turn: Maintaining a balance

...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 with the short-term benefits derived from...
Alaska legislators, get it together

...instead of bickering and standing your ground and causing greater legislative expense. Paying for all those hotels and travel costs for staffers to go to Anchorage is sickening. Enough is enough.Jen LaRoe,Juneau
Wilderness Safety Challenge coming to Juneau

...villages as possible. In years past, they used to fly their instructors around the state to teach it. To save on travel costs, they now have local knowledgeable people in their network teach the class instead.The class in Juneau, which is...
Applications sought for Farm to Summer Food Service grants

...child and adult care food programs. Grants may be used for project supplies, recipe development and taste tests, travel costs, site coordinator, and agriculture expert fees. The purpose of the Farm to Summer Food Service program is to promote...
Easier access has economic side effects

...Access Project options are expected to increase the number of independent tourists in Haines, Skagway and Juneau. As travel costs fall, more people can afford to travel independently, rather than by cruise ship. The amount of tourism increase...
My Turn: How to organize higher education in Alaska the saving of $70 million per year with no University of Alaska system overhead. There will also be savings in travel costs incurred by travel among campuses. Board of Regents meetings will be held in the local campuses.? Nalinaksha Bhattacharyya...
Former Huslia postal worker to change plea, Darrel Gardner, successfully petitioned a federal judge to have the court pay for her transportation and travel costs to Anchorage for the court hearing, the Alaska Dispatch News reported Thursday (
Volunteers return from Philippine relief efforts

...around $2,000 from churches in Alaska, including the Filipino Bible Church. Some of the churches helped fund his travel costs."It was sad," Belen said. "They said the first three days after the typhoon reached, they all had no food...
Travel ban raises serious concerns about JSD

...that the ban was approved indicates to me that it all needs to be said again.Simply stated, middle school athletic travel costs the district nothing. There is no money savings by banning it. The money to fund these types of trips comes from the...
Juneau-Douglas, North Pole enter Southeast football conference

...cut of more than $500,000. Travel costs for a school can easily top $1...up there so that cuts into the travel costs. For the most part it is fine...goals as a conference is to share travel costs and make funds available so more...


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