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Elder shareholders rejoice on their land

...transferred titles to Alaska Native regional corporations and more than 200 local village corporations in 1971, outgoing Goldbelt President...with regional corporation Sealaska to harvest and market up to 200 million board feet of its timber. At its peak, Hobart Bay was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-10/elder-shareholders-rejoice-their-land
Local
Helicopter service to Little Diomede halted

...providing half that amount. Erickson pilot Mike Kutyba said passengers pay $400 for one-way flights to or from Nome and $200 for flights to or from the village of Wales.The state portion of the funding is distributed by Kawerak Inc., a regional nonprofit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-10/helicopter-service-little-diomede-halte
State
Helicopter service to Little Diomede Island halted

...providing half that amount. Erickson pilot Mike Kutyba said passengers pay $400 for one-way flights to or from Nome and $200 for flights to or from the village of Wales.The state portion of the funding is distributed by Kawerak Inc., a regional nonprofit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/helicopter-service-little-diomede-islan
State
Glacier Swim Club hosts Olympic athletes

...2000-01, winning multiple Pac-10 and NCAA championships in the 200, 500 and 1,650 freestyle. He left school to focus on swimming...gold ('03, 400 medley; '11, 4x200 free), silver ('07, 200/400 medley/4x200 free) and bronze ('11, 400 medley...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09/glacier-swim-club-hosts-olympic-athlet
Sports
Today in Sports History

...record at 56.3 and Ball becomes the first U.S. swimmer to set a world record for the breaststroke with a 2:40.5 time for 200 meters. Meyer breaks the 800-meter freestyle record in 9 minutes, 35.8 seconds on the way to a record 18:11.1 in the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09
Sports
To speed traffic in Auke Bay, DOT first disrupts it

...residents petitioned to keep the store open and standing. A still-active group called Friends of Auke Bay gathered almost 1,200 signatures against the roundabout plans after the state expressed interest in buying and demolishing DeHart's."We begged...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-10/speed-traffic-auke-bay-dot-first-disrup
Local
City workers shouldering more after job cuts

...In fiscal year 2012, more than $400,000 was cut from Parks and Recreation's $12 million budget, he said. More than $200,000 was cut in both 2013 and 2014."The public, they didn't hear about that, they didn't know - we did everything we...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-09/city-workers-shouldering-more-after-job
Local
For Juneau's planning commission, peonies have thorns

...perfect for growing them."Fleutsch said each bloom can sell for as much as $10, and one acre of land can produce around $200,000 in blossoms."There is nothing that land can do that can produce that much, from an agriculture perspective," he said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-09/juneaus-planning-commission-peonies-hav
Local
Exploring history

...cultural suppression for Alaska Natives, La Perouse's expedition was a notable exception. His orders from King Louis XVI - 200 written pages, according to Ruddy - were to gather information about the land, the people, the sea, and return that information...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/exploring-history
Art
My Turn: Invading Iraq wasn't our worst mistake

...restoring the draft and building up the ground combat forces enormously. The present levels of about 550,000 Army troops and about 200,000 Marines aren't enough. Nobody seriously considered undertaking such a policy change. They appear to have just thought...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-10/my-turn-invading-iraq-wasnt-our-worst
Opinion

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