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Empire Editorial: Ocean center shouldn't gobble 6-ton whale

...where the Avista dock is now, by fall 2016 are too pie-in-the sky to be considered realistic. It took the whale committee two years to secure the permits needed for the sculpture and seawalk to be built. The OIC would also need to get...
My Turn: Let's get the whale right

...bridge location for the whale. Even members of the whale committee in attendance tacitly admitted the new site was a...effort. It's understandable that members of the Whale Committee and Assembly might be reluctant to agree to a delay...
My Turn: It's not too late to move whale sculpture

...supporters care as long as it is downtown? Several downtown business leaders have been involved in discussions with the whale committee and city planners about alternate locations for some time. One option is locating it next to the Coast Guard dock...
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...
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...
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...
Whales Tails to be auctioned off Friday 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...
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...
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...
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...


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