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The Forgotton Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...Bering Sea. By 1937, the U.S. State Department had protested to Tokyo concerning Japanese encroachment on American fishing areas. Again, the Aleuts were treated badly, this time by the Japanese, and by the time World War II began, the Aleuts were extremely...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/forgotton-battle-alaska-part-2
Neighbors
No endangered listing for prized pinto abalone

...Pinto abalone are found in scattered intertidal zones - the area between tide marks - and extreme low tides leave them exposed...illegal harvest.Poachers operate in British Columbia and remote areas of Alaska and British Columbia. They target the largest, most...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-28/no-endangered-listing-prized-pinto-abal
State
Aviation company inspires rural Alaska students

...helicopters and pilots to Bristol Bay-area villages to get local schoolchildren excited...helicopter came to take the family to an area hospital."And I remember thinking that...and way of life are as removed from urban areas as the villages themselves. Seaver explains...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-28/aviation-company-inspires-rural-alaska-
State
Thieves target donated goods

...damage have run into the thousands of dollars, KTVA-TV reported.It appeared bolt cutters were used to gain access to a fenced area. Equipment was also stolen.Anchorage police are investigating, said Ian Casey, the organization's operations manager...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-28/thieves-target-donated-goods
State
Juneau petty officer returns home after Bering Sea patrol

...and Russian Federation. An EEZ is an area of water within 200 nautical miles of a...500 square nautical miles of ocean, an area approximately 30 percent larger than the...had frequent C-130 searches over the area, and Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley arrived...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/juneau-petty-officer-returns-home-a
Neighbors
Destinations for 2015

...pronouncement may change that.THEME PARKSUniversal Studios Hollywood debuts two new attractions in 2015: Springfield, an immersive area opening in spring surrounding The Simpsons Ride, and Fast & Furious_Supercharged, a thrill ride opening in summer based on...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/destinations-2015
Neighbors
Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought

...projected harvest for Area 4CDE, the regulatory areas surrounding the Pribilof...directed halibut fishery in Area 4CDE, which surrounds...limited success due to the areas in which bycatch was reduced having little effect on area 4CDE FCEY (fishery constant...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-26/emergency-halibut-bycatch-cut-sought
Outdoors
Fairbanks borough mayor to form marijuana working group

...available retail spaces from outside the state.According to Hopkins, possible issues to consider include buffer zones for certain areas, such as schools, halfway houses, day care centers and hospitals.Another issue to consider would be private clubs, where...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-26/fairbanks-borough-mayor-form-marijuana-
State
Audit: Systemic problems in Corrections Department

...of what might have gone wrong and how to fix it, according to the report.The report calls for more defined policy in other areas, such as sick calls, and encouraged the agency to create a health care quality improvement plan.Department officials said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-26/audit-systemic-problems-corrections-dep
State
A decade of violent deaths

...from other agencies and medical providers."We want to get that information. It certainly will help law enforcement identify areas where more effort for prevention and intervention is needed," Hull-Jilly said.Since 2008, she said consistency has improved...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-26/decade-violent-deaths
Local

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