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Coast Guard rescues two stranded fishermen

...it will continue to monitor the situation and investigate the cause of the grounding.The Coast Guard noted a small craft advisory is in effect for Southeast Alaska through Monday night. Weather conditions in the region are forecasted to be 29-mile-per-hour...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/coast-guard-rescues-two-stranded-fisher
Local
Thank you from Wildlife Wednesdays

...to board members of AWA for their support of AWA-SE's Wildlife Wednesdays, and to all of the dedicated AWA-SE board, advisory board and active members who help in countless ways. Tina Brown, formerly President of the Alaska Wildlife Alliance and President...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/thank-you-wildlife-wednesdays
Neighbors
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
Legislature confirms fish board incumbents

...groups, including my Mat-Su Fish and Game Advisory (committee) ... are kind of boxed in...the system works."There is no Mat-Su Advisory Committee. There is, however a Matanuska Advisory Committee and a separate Susitna Advisory...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/legislature-confirms-fish-board-incumbe
State
House approves workers' compensation changes

...be set by the Alaska Medical Services Review Committee, an advisory body to the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board.The Commissioner...version of the bill the rate review committee's role was advisory only, with the actual decision on the conversion factor made...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/house-approves-workers-compensation-cha
State | AK legislature
Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

...The report itself made several safety recommendations including that the U.S. Coast Guard Commandant and the Towing Safety Advisory Council establish a working group to draft a statement addressing issues raised by the accident, and other issues related...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/coast-guard-tug-engine-failure-blamed-w
State
Salmon derby scholarship proceeds nearly quadruple

This year's Golden North Salmon Derby was a surprising success despite the rough seas and small craft advisories in the area. "It was an awesome derby considering the weather," said Susan Listberger, co-chair with the derby. "We were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082109/loc_484055548.shtml
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council

...ANCHORAGE - The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation is inviting interested individuals to apply to join the Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council. There are three vacancies on the 11-member board, one of the vacant positions represents the Kenai Peninsula...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-24/new-members-sought-snowmobile-trails
Outdoors
Alaska Editorial: State needs a beter process for oil and gas development

...Gov. Sean Parnell created a municipal advisory board to weigh in on issues surrounding...process to be troubling.The Municipal Advisory Gas Project Review Board is meant to...affected by the project.Further, the advisory board is subject to the open-meetings...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-02/alaska-editorial-state-needs-beter-pr
Opinion
Augustus Brown pool could close temporarily

...later this year to save the city money as it cuts $12 million from the 2015 and 2016 budgets.At a city Aquatic Facility Advisory Board meeting Tuesday, city manager Kim Kiefer informed the board that the downtown pool could be "mothballed" starting...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-02/augustus-brown-pool-could-close-tempora
Local

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