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Seismologist: Possible for major quake to 'stress' faultline

...places are located deep within the Inside Passage. Juneau is nestled along the Gastineau Channel, with uninhabited West Douglas Island just one of many natural barriers separating it from the open Pacific Ocean."In terms of a tectonic tsunami...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-31/seismologist-possible-major-quake-stres
Local
My Turn: Opponents of land swap forget Southeast history

...concerned about protecting Admiralty Island, was the selection of alternate acreage at Echo Cove, Hobart Bay and West Douglas Island. Since the Admiralty/Echo Cove land exchange took place in 1979, Goldbelt has patiently been developing plans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092903/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...preservation efforts take the form of no action at all. Goldbelt, Juneau's urban Native corporation, owns property on west Douglas Island that includes an 80-acre parcel ideal for building time-shared condos with a marina. But local Natives have...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012499/Ins_sealaska.shtml
Fish and Game Dept. oddly silent

...not against development per se. The golf course in north Douglas sounds great. A road around north Douglas to west Douglas Island with some trees plucked out over there so you could ski down to said road from Eaglecrest sounds delightfully progressive...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021405/let_20050214014.shtml
Opinion
Sealaska works to shield sites from damage

...preservation efforts take the form of no action at all. Goldbelt, Juneau's urban Native corporation, owns property on west Douglas Island that includes an 80-acre parcel ideal for building time-shared condos with a marina. But local Natives have...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012499/Ins_sealaska.html
Inside
Assembly takes step toward N. Douglas extension

...1999 agreement to jointly pursue extension of the North Douglas Highway, which would facilitate development on West Douglas Island. The city agreed to pursue a potentially revised agreement. Goldbelt President and CEO Gary Droubay said the urban...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120209/loc_531197993.shtml
City manager gets go-ahead to proceed on N. Douglas road

Plans for development of West Douglas Island are a little closer to reality. With the backing of a recently passed Juneau Assembly resolution, city officials can now work...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051499/Loc_ndouglas.html
Local
Expansion plans are still on track

...for direct federal funding for that purpose, he said. The corporation also plans a variety of developments on west Douglas Island, potentially involving a second crossing of Gastineau Channel, a land swap with the city, an eight-mile extension...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101299/Biz_goldbeltside.html
Business
Group formed to develop west Douglas

A new working group that formed to promote economic development on west Douglas Island will lobby the city for sales tax revenue to fund an environmental study for a second channel crossing. The West Douglas Development...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062904/loc_bridge.shtml
News
Land for new houses grows rare

...development, Pernula said. "A lot of the best development potential for land, both residential and industrial, is on west Douglas Island," he said. Christine Schmid can be reached at cschmid@juneauempire.com .

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083103/loc_newland.shtml
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