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Tongass Advisory Committee to meet again in Juneau

To allow participation by a full quorum, the Tongass Advisory Committee meetings scheduled for Petersburg and Wrangell...Service. For more information about the work of the Tongass Advisory Committee, visit www.merid.org/tongassadvisorycommittee

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/tongass-advisory-committee-meet-again-j
Local
A big night in the arts

...Parnell named her to the Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council.Evans began her work at the Alaska Native Heritage...on the Alaskan Landscape," (2000).Soos serves on the advisory board of the University of Alaska Press, conducts workshops...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/big-night-arts
Art
My Turn: Tongass Advisory Committee fails tourism

...battle over the Tongass continues as the 15-member Tongass Advisory Committee (TAC) prepares for its next meeting Jan. 20 in...Protect old-growth reserves; ? Stay within the scope of an advisory committee and maintain current standards and guidelines for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-13/my-turn-tongass-advisory-committee-fa
Opinion
Tongass planning meeting closes with hope

...optimism."I'm guardedly optimistic," offered Les Cronk, a timber industry representative from Ketchikan, as the Tongass Advisory Committee reflected on its progress.Each committee member who spoke in turn offered similar comments about how far the group...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/tongass-planning-meeting-closes-hope
Local
Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...from the assembly general fund under Parks and Recreation's advisory board structure."The Assembly still controls the budget...continue under the control of Parks and Recreation through an advisory board for at least another 18 months, at which time the empowered...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/juneau-pools-wont-change-hands-just-yet
Local
Kenai assembly approves oil and gas specialists

...with the borough's interests in mind to help move the project forward.Ogle said in his mind Navarre, who is on the LNG advisory committee, is the best candidate suited partially from his contacts during 12 years in the state Legislature. Ogle said he...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/kenai-assembly-approves-oil-and-gas-spe
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science?

...qualifications, and the BOG only wildlife qualifications.1. Member of or advisor to the BOF, BOG, or a local fish and game advisory committee. 2. Harvesting fish or wildlife whose skin, fur, meat or other body parts are sold or bartered. 3. Commercially...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-25/my-turn-alaska-department-fish-and-ga
Opinion
My Turn: Tourism suffers under Forest Service management

...expressing disappointment in the Tongass Advisory Committee's mandate to maintain an...model. Instead, it formed the Tongass Advisory Committee and directed it to find ways...region's 12 economic sectors.The Tongass Advisory Committee's mandate to maintain the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-21/tourism-suffers-under-forest-service-
Opinion
High winds prompt air quality advisories

...Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. The dusty air has prompted Anchorage and the Mat-Su to issue air quality advisories because officials say airborne particles are approaching unhealthy concentrations. The strong winds are picking up dust from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092610/reg_712342215.shtml
Regional News
For Tongass' future, panelists talk timber

...timber in the Tongass, some panelists recommend changing the framework of the question.At the fifth meeting of the Tongass Advisory Committee in Juneau, a panel of experts was gathered to discuss young-growth timber availability. When is a transition...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-22/tongass-future-panelists-talk-timber
Local

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