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Hilary Lindh Scholarship winners announced

Eaglecrest Ski Area recently announced the recipients of this year's Hilary Lindh Scholarships...improve. His passion is snowboarding and his goal is to improve in that area and to remain active outdoors. The Hilary Lindh Scholarship was established...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/hilary-lindh-scholarship-winners-ann
Outdoors
Gamble reflects after announcing retirement

...together to work on issues across the system rather than having the campuses compete for resources. That means looking for areas where the schools can be more efficient and integrating their budgets."Nothing that we're doing now that is successful...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-19/gamble-reflects-after-announcing-retire
State
On the Trails: Trailside scrapbook

...another setting: the Switzer Creek area has two old, abandoned beaver ponds...are not frozen, they provide foraging areas for dippers, which roam widely in winter...locations (including Eaglecrest Ski Area!) - showing that beavers really get...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/trails-trailside-scrapbook
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...last three decades worldwide north of the Arctic Circle, an area about three times as large as Europe.A revelation that surprised...retained its bulk because of more snow accumulation in some areas and less melt in others, said Marco Tedesco of the National...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/alaska-science-forum-far-north-chang
Outdoors
Southeast by the (updated) numbers

...Juneau, but three of the ships will carry more passengers.Schijvens' projections based on the data look dismal for some areas, but promising in others.Things are looking particularly bad across all sectors of government, except for the Coast Guard...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/southeast-updated-numbers
Local
American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...officials. "It seems like we have to start all over in that area," Sanderson said. "We definitely got their (Alaska's...James said. "It feels good that we have support from a lot of areas from the state, and that the tribes are coming together and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/american-indian-alaska-native-organi
Outdoors
Jones scores 21 to lead Duke over UConn

...The Izod Center, formerly the Meadowlands Arena, is the Blue Devils' home away from home in the New York City metropolitan area. Duke is now 21-1 in the building and has won 14 straight.Connecticut: Huskies sophomore center Amida Brimah was a non-factor...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-19/jones-scores-21-lead-duke-over-uconn
Sports
Alaskans win chance to stake remote cabin sites

...will be eligible to stake a cabin site in one of the five areas. Lists of alternates were also drawn in case any of the winners...February and ends in August.The remote recreational cabin staking areas are East Fork Pass on the Nome-Council Road, Tatalina II...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-17/alaskans-win-chance-stake-remote-cab
Outdoors
ConocoPhillips: Oil prices won't impact investments

...avoid overspending in lean times, ConocoPhillips is scaling back investment in projects in west Texas, Colorado and Canada - "areas where we have the ability to ramp up or down quickly," ConocoPhillips Alaska spokeswoman Natalie Lowman said. But work will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/conocophillips-oil-prices-wont-impact-i
Local
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...Lands Act of 1953 withdraws the area permanently.U.S. Sen...industry's lack of interest in the area and a public divide over allowing...Eisenhower in 1960 withdrew an area now included in the Florida...parties have withdrawn other areas.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-17/obama-withdraws-bristol-bay-offshore-dr
State

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