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Whale statue breaches talks again

...statue's soon-to-be location.During the public participation portion of the meeting regarding non-agenda items, Wayne Coogan, of Coogan Construction Company, asked Assembly members to consider a proposal to construct a 60-unit apartment...
Empire Editorial: Juneau can have its whale and more housing

...spoken for.The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly on Monday delayed putting a portion of the project out to bid after Wayne Coogan pitched his grand idea. It's unfortunate the plan didn't come to city officials until the 11th hour, however...
City cuts small park space for housing

...members. "No. You can't."The question Watt referred to was first posed at last week's Assembly meeting after Wayne Coogan, a Juneau developer, presented an admittedly last-minute proposal to build a 60-unit housing project near the...
Housing commission: Less talk, more action month."Meeting attendees were assertive in their requests for the tone and scope of the housing action plan. Wayne Coogan, owner of Coogan Construction, insisted he didn't want "Maybe you should possibly do this," and favored stronger...
Time to start picking

...household, she said. Per capita, that works out to between one and eight pounds per year. Local blueberry picker Wayne Coogan, who's been picking Juneau's blueberries for 52 years, advises blueberry seekers to find sun-exposed areas...
No 'starter homes' sold in past year

...Dave Hanna."That's a home almost any young person can get into," he said. "That's a way to get started."Wayne Coogan, of Coogan Construction and the Affordable Housing Commission, said building is picking up because of an improved...
Work on housing action plan ongoing

...families who simply can't scrape together what is a disproportionate down payment for a mobile home," said commissioner Wayne Coogan.The new mobile home down payment assistance program would offer prospective mobile home buyers a loan for up to 50...
The irony of views on oil drilling

...high price of gasoline that people now pay in Washington. This situation is reminiscent of the moment in the movie "Gladiator" when Maximus says to Commodus, "the time for glorifying yourself is coming to an end." Wayne Coogan Juneau
Coogan Construction patriarch dies

...projects. "He started his career in 1937," said Wayne Coogan, one of three sons. "To 2004. Sixty-seven years...was not what you would call a briefcase contractor," Wayne Coogan said. "He was a working man's contractor. He worked...
On thin ice? Christmas Eve skate draws debate

...the project's contractor said his company erred in allowing the public to use the rink before it opened. Contractor Wayne Coogan said his company's insurance policies don't allow public access to the project. "It appears Coogan is the only...


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