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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
Local
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
Local
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
Local
On the Trails: Gold Ridge in seasonal transition

...bearberry, a species apparently not recorded quite this far south, although it is reported from Glacier Bay and upper Lynn Canal. In autumn, the leaves will turn a spectacular red and the flowers will have made black berries, beautifully set...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-06-21/trails-gold-ridge-seasonal-transitio
Outdoors
Mayors split on Juneau Access Road at Skagway summit

...we can connect" residents of Upper Lynn Canal communities.Scott suggested...class as "day boats" to serve Upper Lynn Canal communities, but a proposed...waves under certain conditions in Upper Lynn Canal make an open-deck design unrealistic...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-26/mayors-split-juneau-access-road-skagway
State
Senate Transportation Committee hears testimony on ferry plan shift

...without seeking public input, wondered whether the smaller ships now being proposed will be able to safely navigate the upper Lynn Canal in rough weather, and doubted the state's claim that it can procure two shuttle ferries for less than the price...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-24/senate-transportation-committee-hears-t
State
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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