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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...
City to split high school construction contract hire locally because they're familiar with the workers here, so the wages would stay in Juneau, said Wayne Coogan, owner of Coogan Construction of Juneau. Originally, the city was going to ask for bids by early May on one overall...
Business owners push mine, road

...and property tax increases. They also pushed for more technical training programs at the college and high school. Wayne Coogan, of Coogan Construction, said an attitude of elitism had taken over and was the root cause of the some of Juneau's...
Developers vent woes to Assembly

...municipality can do to help stimulate housing development within the borough.Harris, owner of Coogan Construction Wayne Coogan and builder and director of MAC's Design and Construction Russ McDougal spoke at Monday's meeting.As an incentive...


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