Tongass News

My Turn: Let's not cook the goose that lays the golden eggs

Blog: According to Southeast Conference, Southeast Alaska’s economy is increasingly stable, diverse and strong. Bolstered by the powerful twin engines of fishing and tourism — drawing $1 billion each to the region annually — the Tongass is not unlike the proverbial goose that is laying golden eggs. Read More »

It's our big chance. Juneau Road Hearing Tomorrow.

Action Item: The only hearing in Juneau on the Juneau Road Extension will be happening tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 14th. DOT will be taking public testimony from 5 to 9pm at Centennial Hall. Join us for a short rally in support of the ferry system at 4:30 on the steps of Centennial Hall before heading in to the hearing to testify! Read More »

New Juneau Road EIS, Same Boondoggle

Blog: The study found that maintaining a new road and ferry terminal will actually cost the state $5 million MORE in annual maintenance and operation costs than simply maintaining the existing ferry system. Read More »

Climate Film Showing, Sunday, Sept 21st @ the Gold Town Theater

Action Item: We'll be acting in solidarity with people marching and holding rallies in New York--and all around the world--on the 21st. And if all goes well, we're even going to skype with folks live from the march in New York! Read More »

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