Ravens: Smarter than you think

...functioning similar to that of a small monkey."They have exceptionally large brains and because of that they can make a lot of associations between our actions and the consequences of those actions for the bird, whether it's good or bad," Marzluff said...
Celebrate Earth Day at the glacier

...Children's dancers and Daughters of the New Moon.Earth Day efforts continue on April 22 when Southeast Alaska Guidance Association (SAGA) partners with the Forest Service to clean up and fix up Auke Recreation Area. Volunteers are needed and may sign...
Kensington topples Island Pub in JAHA championships

The Juneau Adult Hockey Association wrapped up its winter season with five tier championship games recently.Each championship game was decided by a single goal...
No 'starter homes' sold in past year and families, said Russ McDougal of MAC's Design and Construction and the Southeast Alaska Building Industry Association. Of the 133 homes in that price range sold in the past year, about 30 of them were attached homes and the rest were condos...
Board bumps superintendent pay to $162K

...160,000, Juneau would have the fifth or sixth highest superintendent salary in the state, according to data from the Association of Alaska School Boards. At $165.000, Juneau would have the third highest. The board decided to split the difference...
The cost of travel by sea

...Union of the Pacific declined to comment for this story, and calls to a representative from the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association were not returned Friday.Because the negotiations spilled past a legislative deadline to get new contracts in this year's...
State | Local | AK legislature
Letter: Leave 'merit system' for judges alone

...SJR21 as a member of the Alaska Bar Association and a life-long Alaskan. SJR21...attorneys appointed by the Alaska Bar Association, three non-attorneys appointed...Dillon is a member of the Alaska Bar Association.
NCAA president: Unionization 'grossly inappropriate'

...called an effort to unionize players a "grossly inappropriate" way to solve problems in college sports while insisting the association has plans to change the school-athlete relationship.Mark Emmert said Sunday that the NCAA wants to allow the big conferences...
Senate panel supports alcohol 'no sell' list

...proposal by the Fairview Business Association also calls for comprehensive treatment...board member for the Fairview Business Association.Constant said his group is seeking...Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailers Association has not taken a position on the proposal...
My Turn: Alaska's Constitution isn't broken

...Council. Three attorney members are selected by the Alaska Bar Association, and three non-attorney members are appointed by the governor...newly require that the three attorneys appointed by the Bar Association, as well as the six gubernatorial appointees, be confirmed...


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