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NOAA receives $25 million in funding

...resilient environmentally as well as economically," NOAA administrator Kathryn Sullivan said. "These awards will create jobs...approach to research and project development," assistant NOAA administrator for fisheries Eileen Sobeck said. "The grants we are recommending...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-28/noaa-receives-25-million-funding
Outdoors
Numbers good as deadline nears for senior sales tax exemption cards

...reissued, so I would say we have processed (most) of the ones that need to be done," City and Borough of Juneau sales tax administrator Clinton Singletary said. Singletary reported a mostly positive response, both in terms of process and the change - the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/numbers-good-deadline-nears-senior-sale
Local
Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crews

...Nulato, has since grown to more than 40 square miles, but it is moving away from the village, said Paul Mountain, tribal administrator for the Nulato Tribal Council. A recent light rain also helped calm the fire a bit."But that doesn't mean it's over...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/weekend-rains-bring-relief-wildfire-cre
State
Weekend rains bring relief for Alaska wildfire crews

...Nulato, has since grown to more than 40 square miles, but it is moving away from the village, said Paul Mountain, tribal administrator for the Nulato Tribal Council. A recent light rain also helped calm the fire a bit."But that doesn't mean it's over...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/weekend-rains-bring-relief-alaska-wildf
State
JSD's budget plan matches Legislature's spending

...means no additional cuts atop the cuts administrators were already planning to make...uncertainty wasn't a stroke of luck. Administrators paid close attention to what was happening...one was for '16," Miller said. Administrators haven't gotten into specifics yet...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-16/jsds-budget-plan-matches-legislatures-s
Local
A hub for hip-hop culture opens in Anchorage

...academic institutions or juvenile detention facilities to mentor students, he avoids the term "hip-hop" when speaking to administrators, instead saying "spoken word" or "urban arts." He also said he works with Anchorage school teachers who love hip-hop...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-24
State
Wildfires flare up in the Interior

...A small fire measuring about 75 acres was 1 mile outside Nulato, an Athabascan community of about 250.Paul Mountain, administrator for the Nulato Tribal Council, said the fire broke out as conditions are dry and hot. Smoke was visible in the village...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-23/wildfires-flare-interior
State
Federal VA health program jeopardizes Alaska system

...frustrated. He had made an August appointment for knee surgery, but was told by VA that he had to go through the third-party administrator helping coordinate care through the Choice Program, essentially making him his own case manager."How many veterans...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-21/federal-va-health-program-jeopardizes-a
State
Amazon: Delivery by drone in 30 minutes is coming

...limits the distance they can fly. The restriction probably would prevent drone delivery as proposed by Amazon.FAA Deputy Administrator Michael Whitaker said more research is needed before the government allows their widespread use."We are working diligently...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-18/amazon-delivery-drone-30-minutes-comi
Not For Web
Glacier Bay tribal house coordinators selected

...operational plans for the facility, announced Superintendent Philip Hooge. Hoonah Indian Association's Tribal Administrator Robert Starbard announced that Darlene See will serve as the tribe's counterpart in the planning efforts.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-07/glacier-bay-tribal-house-coordinato
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