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By Virginia E. Atkinson


October 09, 2008
Thursday PM

The past few years Alaska has been famous for "The Bridge to Nowhere or A road to Nowhere". Can tell it's almost election when certain topics resurface. Why is it that paople make noise about the same issues before election? Like it's going to do any good. So the bridge didn't go through, big deal, not everyone wants "change" but will only talk about it for a few more decades. Maybe the next generation will actually do something about it. Sometimes next year the Waldon Point Road will start its final phase and be paved, to nowhere. The Waldon Point Road project is funded by the military. While on the subject of nowhere how about a faster ferry boat to "nowhere" Uncle Sam or Aunty Sarah? Can you spare a few million dollars for it?

Someday roads and bridges will actually go somewhere, like the islands in Southeast will connect to the mainland. *Someday* most likely not in (our) lifetime. Now days we just talk about change because it's easier said than done... cheaper, too.

Virginia E. Atkinson
Metlakatla, AK

Received October 08, 2008 - Published October 09, 2008


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