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Assembly Meeting wrap-up: Giant whale statue to arrive in summer

...improvement project funds and $675,000 in sales tax revenue toward infrastructure and a reflecting pool to house the whale.Committee member Kate Troll asked if the sales tax money could have been used for other city spending, such as schools or...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-24/giant-whale-statue-arrive-summer
Local
My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

...this large-scale arts project has the potential to be an iconic feature of our community. We congratulate the Whale Committee and Skip for their concept and hard work to make this a reality.The bronze whale sculpture is being cast now, and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-12/my-turn-site-future-whale-sculpture-l
Opinion
Overstreet remembered for perennial service

...42-foot whale that will commemorate 50 years of statehood when it is brought to Juneau next year, Laraine Derr of the Whale Committee said Overstreet's dream would soon be realized."Rest in peace, Bill," said Derr. "I know the whale will rise...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-08/overstreet-remembered-perennial-service
Local
Docks and Harbors board approves Maritime Center design

...the Parks and Recreation Advisory Council and the Whale Committee."We took all of those ideas and the comments that...organizations ? PRAC, the Assembly and also the Whale Committee ? and options there, and ideas, at least fueled cooperative...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-29/docks-and-harbors-board-approves-mariti
Local
Whales Tails to be auctioned off Friday

...auction bid.Tickets for the dinner are $75 and seating is limited. A three-course dinner will be prepared by Whale Committee member Laraine Derr, and dessert will be prepared by the young chefs from the Johnson Youth Center's chef class...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-09-13/whales-tails-be-auctioned-friday
Art
Juneau's big, bronze whale expected in a year

...specifically at the proposed bridge park."The Whale Committee has made great strides," Watt said. "We have a...placement of the whale sculpture is being organized by the Whale Committee. The idea of a life-size whale sculpture dates back...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-02-13/juneaus-big-bronze-whale-expected-year
Local
Study looks at migratory secrets of Beluga whales

...more than 40 Alaska villages harvest the whales in subsistence hunts co-managed for a decade by the Alaska Beluga Whale Committee and the National Marine Fisheries Service. To discover their migratory secrets, a team of scientists and Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011303/sta_beluga.shtml
News
Local artists invited to make a splash with public art project

...The project, organized by the Whale Committee, is designed to raise funds...Kathy Ruddy, chair of the Whale Committee, said she hopes the project...whales tails came from two other Whale committee members, Ruddy said, Sharon...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-05-24/local-artists-invited-make-splash-public-
Art
Congressional recess, presidential race leave Alaska issues in limbo

...lab's lease payment. $950,000 for Alaska Native groups, such as the Eskimo Whaling Commission and the Beluga Whale Committee, to monitor and coordinate marine mammal harvests with federal agencies. $5 million to finish a joint federal agency...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111500/Loc_Limbo.html
Local
Artists for whale's tail art pieces announced

...25-foot bronze whale sculpture by Skip Wallen for the Juneau waterfront. The project is being organized by the Whale Committee. The 10 resin tales, created by UAS art students under the direction of Pedar Dalthorp, are 6 feet high and about...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-06-14/artists-whales-tail-art-pieces-announced
Art

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