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More ferries for less ridership

...when it took almost 400,000 people on trips. Since then, ridership has declined despite...from about $30 to about $90 for longer trips. According to Alaska Department of Transportation...life by allowing them to go on weekend trips without having to take an extra day off...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/more-ferries-less-ridership
State | Local
State proposes its plan for 'The Road'

...Motorists would still have to hop ferries for part of the trip. Transportation department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the...yet-to-be-built shuttle ferries would run to Haines or Skagway, trips of less than 10 miles or 20 miles, respectively, Woodrow estimated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/state-proposes-its-plan-road
State
State proposes plan for road from Juneau

...road would not be a direct link to highways out of Skagway or Haines. Motorists would still have to hop ferries for part of the trip.State Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp says the goal is to provide more opportunity to travel to the capital city at a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/state-proposes-plan-road-juneau
State
Author, charity founder urged to come clean about his history

...drawing $169,000 in salaries and benefits last year.If he left Central Asia Institute, Mortenson said he would go on a long trip overseas before pursuing new projects advocating for girls' education. He said he has been quietly helping groups working in...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/author-charity-founder-urged-come-cle
Not For Web
Pure Sole: Dear Mr. Corbus

...last year.Teams have a set number of trips the district pays for. Beyond those...football players and 2 coaches, to two trips in Southeast and one to state ... basically...12-1 ratio.Extra players and coaches and trips are paid for with what players fundraise...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-17/dear-mr-corbus
Sports
Around the nation in under 80 hours

...The stop in Juneau was Morey's second trip to Alaska in about a week's time. He...down in Sitka, Anchorage and Kenai. This trip wasn't about Morey's business, though...the small plane - and it evolved into a trip to each of the capitals in two week's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-18/around-nation-under-80-hours
Local
Mariners rout Angels and gain ground in the race to the playoffs

...the major league mark set by the 1906 Chicago Cubs.One night after becoming the first team in the majors to secure a playoff trip, the Angels lost for only the fourth time in 21 games. But their magic number for clinching the AL West went down to two because...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-17/mariners-rout-angels-and-gain-ground-r
Sports
Local photographer Huff releases debut book, 'Last Road North'

...2005. One day on a whim he and his wife decided to take a day trip to the Arctic Circle."All of a sudden that road, that landscape...object."Huff did allow he's currently planning an exploratory trip to Adak Island in the spring to photograph the old Naval base...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/local-photographer-huff-releases-debut-bo
Art
Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...challenge is probably maintaining the heat," Keator said. "It's loaded hot in Nikiski and it's a 12-hour, one-way trip minimum from Nikiski to Fairbanks."Asphalt oil is heated to 300 degrees or more keep it liquid. Carlile and other companies...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/refinery-closure-leads-higher-asphalt-e
State
Balash heads to Japan with BP to market LNG

...Asia on the first formal sales trip for the giant project. "These...along."For the state, the trip's purpose was to demonstrate...be making their own marketing trips for their share of LNG produced...companies cannot make joint trips because of anti-trust reasons...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-14/balash-heads-japan-bp-market-lng
State

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