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My Turn: Obama has another kind of climate change denial

...isn't a friend to Alaskans. So it seemed odd that he'd be the first person to greet the President after he stepped off Air Force One in Anchorage this week, even more so since Obama came to address climate change and Sullivan doesn't think human...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-04/my-turn-obama-has-another-kind-climat
Opinion
Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

...president, but the visit didn't materialize.The president, however, did get a look at Kivalina on Wednesday as Air Force One did a flyover when it was en route to Kotzebue. The president's plane came down low to the ground, and the village...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-03/residents-eroding-village-welcome-obama
State
Chinese warships in Bering Sea as Obama visits state

...through international waters. Earnest said the intent of the ships presence "is still unclear." He was speaking aboard Air Force One as Obama flew near the Bering Sea.Navy Cdr. Bill Urban, a Pentagon spokesman, said this is the first time that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-02/chinese-warships-bering-sea-obama-visit
State
First president to enter the Arctic

...first presidential visit to the Arctic.From the moment Air Force One touched down in Kotzebue, examples of dire poverty...from the fishing village of Dillingham, Obama directed Air Force One to descend so he could get a closer look at the 400-person...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-02/first-president-enter-arctic
State
As president comes to Anchorage, spots of Juneau rise to surface

...are scientists based in the capital city.The president isn't expected to do much meeting and greeting in Anchorage. Air Force One is scheduled to land this afternoon, whereupon he will be whisked to the Dena'ina Center to present the closing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-30/president-comes-anchorage-spots-juneau-
Local
44th in the 49th

...least one day, party affiliation didn't seem to matter: The first person to greet Obama after he disembarked from Air Force One was Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan."It was awesome," he said later in the day to people who asked him about the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/44th-49th-james-brooks-juneau-empire
Local
Jewell: Denali name change is final

...restoration is a "great insult to Ohio" and vowing to return the mountain's name to McKinley.Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Gov. Bill Walker said the White House had told him a few weeks ago they were considering renaming the peak formerly...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-31/jewell-denali-name-change-final
Local
Kanye for 2020? White House welcomes rapper's political bid

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - Kanye West for 2020? The White House says it is anticipating the...chooses to embroider on his campaign hat." Earnest was traveling aboard Air Force One with the president to Alaska.This isn't the first time the outspoken...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-31/kanye-2020-white-house-welcomes-rapp
Regional News
Current and upcoming exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...highlighting major events in the city's history including the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake, the introduction of army and air force bases, and the state's oil boom. The exhibition will feature historical photographs, objects, films, oral histories...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/current-and-upcoming-exhibits-anchorage-m
Art
One last summer road trip for Troop 6

...hiking and rock climbing in order to get acclimated to the altitude. The crew hiked the Red Rock Canyon and toured the Air Force Academy, hiked and rock climbed in the Garden of the Gods and rode the train to the top of Pike's Peak and whitewater rafted...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-28/one-last-summer-road-trip-troop-6
Outdoors

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