Naming The Bridge
By Robert D. Warner
August 03, 2005
The article on naming
Ketchikan's bridge to Gravina presents a interesting bit of history.
Times have changed, however. Should we have a name change for this
bridge to nowhere? How about "Don Young's Ugly Bridge
to Nowhere?" One word says it best, UGLY!!!
Shame on you Representative Young for your fleecing
American taxpayers by promoting such waste. With our government's
red ink this year at $333 billion and rising, why would you push
a special interest scheme like this? What are you doing
to improve our health care system, water quality, social security,
the plight of our armed forces, and other urgent needs?
Why do you confuse "development" with progress in this
community? Oh yes, what about a tax break for middle class
Thanks but no thanks Mr. Young.
Robert D. Warner
Ketchikan, AK - USA
Named the Bridge? By Dick Kauffman - Ralph M. Bartholomew
Veterans' Memorial Bridge - that's the name of the proposed bridge
to Gravina. When and how the bridge was named is a question that
continues to arise. Rumors float that Congressman Don Young named
the bridge, others say that the Ketchikan Assembly named the
bridge, then there are others who think the citizens of Ketchikan
might have voted on a name for the bridge. - More...
Tuesday - August 02, 2005
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