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On the Whittier children, Jeanette and Judd

...Andree's story about the renaming of Whittier Street in the Indian village where one...no knowledge of why it was ever named Whittier in the first place. I have had family...hand conversation with Jeanette and Judd Whittier, the daughter and son of the Whittier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041209/nei_428495253.shtml
Whittier Street is renamed to Warrior

...Commission to officially change the name of Whittier Street to Warrior Street. This public...Nobody really knows why it was named Whittier Street in the first place," Marvin...of the old Tlingit village here, and Whittier really had no relation to Juneau...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040509/nei_426106928.shtml
Whittier road closed through weekend

...transportation officials said the road to Whittier will remain closed through the weekend...has been running between Anchorage and Whittier became free starting Wednesday. Crews...cut in the late 1990s for the road to Whittier.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041609/reg_429875128.shtml
State hopes to open Whittier tunnel soon

WHITTIER - The state transportation department...pushing back the timetable for reopening the Whittier tunnel to road traffic to Wednesday...passenger rail service between Anchorage and Whittier on the Alaska Railroad will now continue...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042009/reg_431099322.shtml
Rock blasted to clear the only road to Whittier

WHITTIER - State transportation crews have blasted unstable rock along the Portage Glacier Highway in an effort to clear the only road to Whittier. The highway has been closed since a massive rock slide on April 11. Large...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050609/reg_436915125.shtml
Unstable slope halts Whittier road work

ANCHORAGE - The reopening of the road to Whittier is on hold again. A rock slide April 11 left a 300-foot pile of rubble as...will take to assess the threat and take steps to address it. The rail line to Whittier was not affected.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042209/reg_431716870.shtml
Rock slide closes Whittier tunnel

ANCHORAGE - A massive rock slide on Sunday closed the Whittier tunnel. The tunnel is expected to be closed for several...Transportation, said the slide came down between the Whittier tunnel and the visitor center. No one was injured. Feller...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041309/reg_428777313.shtml
Limited reopening set for road to Whittier

WHITTIER - State transportation officials say the Portage Glacier Highway will reopen...unstable rock along the highway in an ongoing effort to clear the only road to Whittier. The highway has been closed since a massive rock slide on April 11. Large...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050709/reg_437308638.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Group plans resort for Whittier 7/8/98

...Wednesday, July 8, 1998 ANCHORAGE - Whittier's Buckner Building, an abandoned hulk...largest in the state - into a resort. Whittier, a community of about 300 year-round...rooms for rent on a nightly basis in Whittier, said City Manager Carrie Williams...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070898/whitter.html
Door problem closes Whittier tunnel

...safety door that temporarily shut down the tunnel leading to Whittier is fixed. Traffic now flows again after a one-day delay...those wait the tunnel. The malfunctioning door was on the Whittier end of the tunnel. It drops down to stop traffic if there's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103108/reg_350325359.shtml

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