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This winter, a normal snowfall is abnormal

...Rock. "I think we were looking at archives, and we had never before issued hurricane-force wind warnings in the upper Lynn Canal in the 16, 17, 18 years we've kept records of that," Adkins said.With extreme winds and heavy freezing spray...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-09/winter-normal-snowfall-abnormal
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Letter: The road should move forward without delay

...this project for years.Our union believes the road is critically important to the long-term economic health of upper Lynn Canal communities and all of Alaska. Over time, we believe the highway will save the state and users a tremendous amount...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-20/letter-road-should-move-forward-witho
Letters
Weigh in on DOT's 20-year plan for Southeast

...of their useful service life.? Completion of the highway to Katzehin and initiation of shuttle ferry service in upper Lynn Canal.? Construction of a road from Kake to Petersburg and the Wrangell Narrows ferry.? Design for a highway from Sitka...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-31/weigh-dots-20-year-plan-southeast
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Letter: Focus on the Alaska Marine Highway

...Road wouldn't even connect cars with the mainland road system. It will dead-end at the Katzehin River delta in Upper Lynn Canal, requiring travelers to then board a ferry to reach the road system. It's a choice between a ferry terminal in...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-25/letter-focus-alaska-marine-highway
Letters
Southeast residents named to state boards

...years. Risley serves on the board of directors for the Southeast Alaska Fisherman's Alliance and is a member of the Upper Lynn Canal Fish & Game Advisory Committee.The council assists the Department of Natural Resources in the development and monitoring...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-17/southeast-residents-named-state-boards
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DOT releases SE Transportation Plan, available for public review

...of their useful service life.? Completion of the highway to Katzehin and initiation of shuttle ferry service in upper Lynn Canal.? Construction of a road from Kake to Petersburg and the Wrangell Narrows ferry.? Design for a highway Sitka...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-24/dot-releases-se-transportation-plan-ava
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Ferry money suddenly a possibility

...by the Legislature would have several adverse impacts, including an end to the Malaspina dayboat operation in the Upper Lynn Canal, fare increases and sharply reduced winter service, particularly in small villages. On the fast ferry for Prince...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051402/sta_legferry.shtml
News
Budget bill has money for fast ferries, roads

...any money. The project was restarted by Gov. Frank Murkowski in December to study transportation alternatives in Upper Lynn Canal and could result in construction of a road between Juneau and Skagway or enhanced ferry service between the two communities...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052103/sta_legbudget.shtml
News
Rep. Weyhrauch won't run again

...community. Their model is the example I would like to follow," he said. District 4 covers the Mendenhall Valley and upper Lynn Canal, and it's the same district Wanamaker represents on the Juneau Assembly. "This is a continuation of service that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060206/loc_20060602010.shtml
News
Improved ferry system is what's needed now

...really serious about improving transportation in the Upper Lynn Canal, they should focus on improving the Alaska Marine...ferries or dole it out to pet projects elsewhere. The Upper Lynn Canal routes between Juneau, Haines and Skagway are the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061303/let_letter1.shtml
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