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"We've had a good experience, despite the money-making market. We've tried to avoid the crowds and the coolest things we've found have been off the beaten path." - Raggedy and Ronald Ann (Boulder, Colo.)
What are your thoughts on the tourism industry in Southeast Alaska? 081209 SPEAKINGOUT 1 Capital City Weekly "We've had a good experience, despite the money-making market. We've tried to avoid the crowds and the coolest things we've found have been off the beaten path." - Raggedy and Ronald Ann (Boulder, Colo.)

"It's in a downturn. Things need to be done to help it pick up. Maybe we should have winter tours." -Randy and Anthony


"I think it's great to a certain extent. Sometimes it can be overwhelming though." - Samantha Currin


"We've had a good experience, despite the money-making market. We've tried to avoid the crowds and the coolest things we've found have been off the beaten path." - Raggedy and Ronald Ann (Boulder, Colo.)

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Story last updated at 8/12/2009 - 1:15 pm

What are your thoughts on the tourism industry in Southeast Alaska?

"We've had a good experience, despite the money-making market. We've tried to avoid the crowds and the coolest things we've found have been off the beaten path." - Raggedy and Ronald Ann (Boulder, Colo.)

"It would be nice if visitors would contribute in better proportion to the burden they place on the community." - Andrea

"Juneau has dramatically changed throughout the years. The tourism industry is polluting the land and waters with its gunk and ickiness, its disgusting!" - TheNative (online)

"I think it's great to a certain extent. Sometimes it can be overwhelming though." - Samantha Currin

"There is such a definitive line between 'tourism part of town' and 'locals part of town.' I would like to see the two more integrated." - 20something (online)

"It's in a downturn. Things need to be done to help it pick up. Maybe we should have winter tours." -Randy and Anthony


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