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Something new at Symphony of Seafood

Alaskans living off the bounty of the sea is nothing new, but how one makes that living has reached far beyond the plate. The Alaska Fisheries...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-25/something-new-symphony-seafood
Local
Alaskans win chance to stake remote cabin sites

A total of 167 Alaskans won the opportunity to stake state land for recreational cabin sites during the Remote Recreational Cabin Sites lottery drawing...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-17/alaskans-win-chance-stake-remote-cab
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Dec. 22, 2014

...to Rep. Les Gara (D-Anchorage) and his program to get laptops in the hands of Alaskans in foster homes. The program is funded through donations from Alaskans and has resulted in about 400 laptops, iPads and notebook computers in the hands...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-22/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-d
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: UA system will need strong leadership, support from the state

...social and cultural needs of Alaska and Alaskans."The effort, now completed, was...sustaining - a university that serves Alaskans well requires a commitment not only from...leader of that university but also from Alaskans and their leaders in the state capital...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-23/alaska-editorial-ua-system-will-need-
Opinion
On the topic of pot: Legalization and law

...Washington.Regarding personal use, nothing's changed, the document states."Since the Ravin decision in 1975, adult Alaskans have had a constitutional right to smoke marijuana in at least some circumstances," the document reads, though it remains...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-23/legalization-and-law
Local
Medicaid system expansion could be months away

...state is in a position to begin enrolling Alaskans under expanded Medicaid coverage.Davidson...expanded coverage could help about 40,000 Alaskans, she said.When people ask her if she's...about investing in the health care of Alaskans as another important infrastructure investment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/medicaid-system-expansion-could-be-mont
State
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard rescues Alaskans. Now, it's the one that may need rescuing.On Nov. 25, 2002, President George W. Bush signed the Homeland Security Act...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-16/empire-editorial-defend-coast-guard
Opinion
UAS fish tech program has in-state focus

...fisheries technology from UAS in 2011, said keeping residents involved is key to the success of the fisheries industry."Young Alaskans are important to keeping Alaskan fisheries healthy," Davila said. "Education is an important tool necessary for building...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-22/uas-fish-tech-program-has-state-focus
State
My Turn: B.C. mining minister gives false assurances

...Energy and Mines Bill Bennett thinks Alaskans do not understand B.C.'s mine permitting...participation, no requirements that Alaskans' concerns get addressed, and no place...seems to share Bennett's opinions about Alaskans. In April, Moselle told the Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-03/my-turn-bc-mining-minister-gives-fals
Opinion
Sign up for pot updates

Alaskans interested in receiving updates as marijuana regulations are further developed...Resources/MarijuanaInitiativePublicInterestForm.aspx.On Nov. 4, Alaskans voted to legalize and regulate marijuana sales and use. The election results...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/sign-pot-updates
Local

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