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New, larger clinics planned for 2 villages

...physician assistants and health aides in the villages. Air travel is not always possible, with bad weather on the often fog-shrouded island regularly halting air travel, she said.But Walunga welcomes the next best option...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/new-larger-clinics-planned-2-villages
State
Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

...other choice.As people in countries such as China, India and Indonesia get wealthier they are increasingly turning to air travel for vacation or business, creating an enormous financial opportunity for the airlines. The number of passengers worldwide...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-07-21/why-airlines-keep-pushing-biofuels-t
Regional News
'She gave her life'

...siblings grew up in Alabama beneath a well-trafficked airplane route, which might have sparked Peterson's love of air travel, Ramsey said.Peterson got a degree in finance from Auburn University and went on to get a master's degree before...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-18/she-gave-her-life
State | Local
US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high

...responding to the question," Keay said. "The capacity continues to grow at the airports people want to fly to and air travel remains a particular good value for the consumer, especially for the utility that it provides."__Koenig reported...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/us-probing-possible-airline-collusion
Not For Web
Solar plane ready to leave Japan for Hawaii

...project is meant to demonstrate the potential of improved energy efficiency and clean power, though solar-powered air travel is not yet commercially practical, given the slow travel time, weather and weight constraints of the aircraft.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-23/solar-plane-ready-leave-japan-hawaii
State
EPA intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

...Airlines are packing more people into fewer flights.However, global aviation emissions are rising because there is more air travel overall. U.S. airlines, which include several of the world's largest carriers, account for about 29 percent of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-11/epa-intends-regulate-emissions-us-air
Not For Web
The business of beer

...packed ferry the night before the festival opened. Alaska Seaplanes added extra flights to cope with the demand for air travel. Hundreds more visitors came from the Yukon and other Canadian provinces. In parking lots across Haines, there were...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-24/business-beer
Local
Made in Alaska: Greg Chaney's "Empty Chair"

...paints a detailed portrait of our community in the early 1940s, when Juneau was a city of less than 6,000 people, air travel a novelty and support from one's neighbor a given.More broadly, Chaney's film illustrates how the generalities...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-11/empty-chair-traces-multiple-interweaving-
Art
Easier access has economic side effects

...lost revenue and potentially a decline in jobs.Juneau Access isn't expected to substantially affect long-distance air travel from Juneau International Airport.Water travelAt meetings in Haines and Skagway, residents said they were concerned...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/easier-access-has-economic-side-effects
Local
Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska neutral in the airline wars

...year's J.D. Power rankings), we haven't suffered as much from cramped aircraft.Again, we hope this continues. Air travel to and from Juneau isn't always pleasant - but it could be worse.For those reasons, we're always nervous when...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-16/empire-editorial-keep-alaska-neutral-
Opinion

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