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My Turn: BLM is right to award Redoubt Falls to Sitka Tribe

...know as Kunaa, a culturally important area that was historically owned by the Kiks...continued access to the sockeye fishery in the area. In early 2012, months before the trustees...future of public access to the Redoubt Falls area is in question. However, Sealaska and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-20/blm-right-award-redoubt-falls-sitka-t
Opinion
Local Sports Schedule

...start at half mile Eaglecrest Road, finish at parking lot at ski area (registration 8 a.m. 1 mile Eaglecrest Road). 1 p.m...of Auke Rec (registration opens 8 a.m. at Auke Rec parking area). Race fees are $15 for all stages, must be a member of the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-20/local-sports-schedule
Sports
Fast action at polling places

...2012 primary was in the Lynn Canal precinct, with about 35 percent; the lowest belonged to the Juneau International Airport area precinct, with only about 16 percent.Tuesday's preliminary figures, observed by the Empire at various Juneau polling places...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-20/fast-action-polling-places
Local
Sheldon Jackson College land is rightfully ours; give it back

...know as Kunaa, a culturally important area that was historically owned by the Kiks...continued access to the sockeye fishery in the area. In early 2012, months before the trustees...future of public access to the Redoubt Falls area is in question. However, Sealaska and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/sheldon-jackson-college-land-rightfully
Local
Body of Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

...spent nearly two months searching 300 square miles in the remote area east of Los Angeles, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon...evidence was found in the shaft - one of more than 100 in the area - but sheriff's officials declined to discuss what it was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/body-marines-missing-wife-found-mine-sh
State
Body of Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

...spent nearly two months searching 300 square miles in the remote area east of Los Angeles, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon...evidence was found in the shaft - one of more than 100 in the area - but sheriff's officials declined to discuss what it was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-18/body-marines-missing-wife-found-mine-sh
State
Bus crashes as driver loses consciousness, dies

...crash occurred because the workers were not familiar with the area.Witnesses said Battershall lost consciousness and the northbound...and over a gravel pile near Fellman Machinery and into a wooded area.The bus hit a large tree and stopped, Nelson said."Then...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-18/bus-crashes-driver-loses-consciousness-
State
JPD to honor CPR-giving officers, quick-thinking 9-year-old

...ceremonies quarterly.According to JPD spokesman Lt. David Campbell, Hatch and Quinto were walking on foot in the downtown area the afternoon of June 7 when they received a report of an unresponsive male in the bathroom of a Franklin Street bar. The officers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/jpd-honor-cpr-giving-officers-quick-thi
Local
Vote 'No' to support a strong tax structure

...renovations, retirement or tools, equipment and additional employees. We have seen this already occurring in the Fairbanks area with our local businesses that directly or indirectly support the North Slope oil industry. If we hope to have a chance at changing...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-19/vote-no-support-strong-tax-structure
Letters
A good crop of candidates

...assemblymembers are Mary Becker and Loren Jones. The district comprises downtown Juneau, Lemon Creek and the Juneau International Airport area, as well as all of Douglas.The school board has two seats opening up - those of President Sally Saddler and Vice President...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/good-crop-candidates
Local

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