After reading the Empire article on launch fees ("Boat launch fees double by 2006," March 15), the following statement caught my attention: Juneau Port Director John Stone said, "A cost associated with an activity should be financed by those doing it, not subsidized by others. ... We are establishing rates to recover costs," he said.
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As I do not ski, I am hopeful that Mr. Stone will impart this logic on other city officials concerning the Eaglecrest Ski Area.
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