My Turn: Spending half a billion dollars is always a political decision

...their figures, the Katzehin ferries will have to move 848 vehicles each summer day traveling to and from Haines, or 424 each...every driver must behave in an orderly fashion.Now, 424 vehicles a day is just an average, and remember, they're not taking...
Police & Fire for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

...a 2011 Ford being driven by a 69-year-old woman in the 2700 block of Postal Way. There were no injuries, although both vehicles sustained minor damage. The 16-year-old was cited for failing to yield when turning left.Suspicious activity? At 4...
String of gas siphonings across Juneau is 'Crime of the Week'

...reported that gas was siphoned from their vehicles between Sept. 18-24, according...JPD is recommending that drivers of vehicles built before the year 2000 consider purchasing a gas cap that locks. Vehicles built after 2000 often have a built-in...
JPD: Lock your car at the movies

Juneau police are reminding movie-goers to lock their vehicles after a woman's vehicle was rifled at a Mendenhall Valley...Those drivers should take extra precautions to make sure vehicles are locked and not to leave valuables within view if someone...
Denali road open to private vehicles at season end

JUNEAU - Visitors can now drive their private vehicles into Denali National Park and Preserve, weather permitting.The park says the 92-mile road will be open to private vehicle...
Homer residents look to stop local beach abuse

...It's pretty sad when you see vehicles driving through tide pools and beach...Some of the ideas are:? Ban vehicles entirely;? Allow vehicle use by permit;? Close the beach at night to vehicles.Neighbors also talked about...
My Turn: If we build it, almost no one will come

...Group estimated daily traffic of 500 vehicles per day; Juneau residents accounted...traffic demand is defined as how many vehicles would use the highway from one end to...daily traffic would increase to 1,113 vehicles daily. That includes 994 Juneau residents...
Plow trailer expected to cut snow-clearing times

...front-mounted snow plow truck tows the trailer. The trailer carries a snowplow that can rotate to the right. Together, the vehicles can plow two lanes at once, a swath about 24 feet wide.The Fairbanks district took delivery of the $92,000 plow trailer...
Firearm theft, illegal shooting case

...thousands of dollars that will go into city coffers.The auction made $49,400 selling surplus, unclaimed and forfeited vehicles, according to the City and Borough of Juneau Purchasing Office. The money goes to CBJ General Fund.CBJ also held its fleet...
Four-car pileup still under investigation

Police know one of two vehicles ran a red light at the Egan Drive...Department, said the drivers of the two vehicles are essentially pointing fingers a 33-year-old woman.Both vehicles flipped and rolled. The GMC skidded...


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