By Jerilyn Lester
February 23, 2009
I, quite honestly would like to see both, but the bridge to the airport or a better way to get to the airport would be first on my list. The road and bridges to the mainland would make the Alaska Ferry System an antique. What will you do with those people and their families? Is the road going to go from Juneau to the mainland and pass us by here in Petersburg, Wrangell and Ketchikan? That is what I have heard proposed.
It would be nice to have a highway to the mainland but since that isn't going to happen any more than the bridge to the airport. They are both pretty much moot points, aren't they?
My other point is that the
Governor of this great state doesn't like, much less support,
anything for Southeast. For heaven's sake, she has moved all
but the legislature to Anchorage without so much as a 'by your
leave' to the people of this state. What makes you or anyone
for that matter think that she is going to support a road that
would help out here when she has taken the bridge money from
Ketchikan and doubled it to put a bridge across Knik Arm. I would
support both options but think it is rather futile until we change
who is in the Governor's office.
Received February 13, 2009 - Published February 23, 2009
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