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Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults

...controversy that has embroiled the Boy Scouts for years, takes effect immediately. It was approved by the BSA's National Executive Board on a 45-12 vote during a closed-to-the-media teleconference."For far too long this issue has divided and distracted...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/boy-scout-board-approves-end-blanket-
Not For Web
Election season opens

...Assembly seat, a District 2 Assembly seat and three school board seats. The election is Oct. 6.In District 1, which includes...district.The seats occupied by Mayor Merrill Sanford and school board members Andrea Story, Phyllis Carlson and Destiny Sargeant...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-28/election-season-opens
Local
Wreckage of crashed Alaska sightseeing plane recovered

...people onboard, has been recovered.Clint Johnson, chief of the Alaska regional office of the National Transportation Safety Board, says the wreckage was removed from the steep, rugged terrain over the weekend, loaded onto a barge and transported to a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-28/wreckage-crashed-alaska-sightseeing-pla
Local
Coast Guard ends Kachemak Bay search after boaters call in

...ly/1IApj4Q) reports Coast Guard officials called off a search Sunday night for the boat with a man and two children on board after the man called his wife to say they were fine but running late.The search had begun several hours before.The 20-foot...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-28/coast-guard-ends-kachemak-bay-search-af
State
With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...clear the bid was doomed in the 72-hour period before the USOC board met with bid leaders Monday and they jointly decided to pull...early if you don't have full public support."IOC executive board member Sergei Bubka of Ukraine said he believes it's important...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/boston-out-can-la-revive-us-olympic-b
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Search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip

...clue why the boat capsized.One life jacket was found near the boat, and it was unclear how many life jackets had been on board. Water temperatures were warm and not cited as a factor in the boys' survival.The teens' vessel was found Sunday off Ponce...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/search-underway-2-teens-fishing-trip
Not For Web
Rawson the real deal in Juneau Majors win

...inning as Isaiah Nelson ground out and Echiverri was put down again, but the Gastineau Channel boys put a two-out run on the board as Ludeman and McCormick earned a walk and Rawson helped his own cause with a single to center field that scored Ludeman for...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-28/rawson-real-deal-juneau-majors-win
Sports
Tune in to nature

...cameras."When kids lose connection with the outdoors, they become adults without a connection," he told the Juneau School Board at its regular June meeting. "I wanted to use technology to lure kids back to the outdoors."The digital cameras with motion...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/tune-nature
Local
Mallott ejects elections director

...webpage, has been involved with several nonprofit organizations and currently serves as president for the Nome Community Center Board of Directors and the Alaska Municipal Management Association. Division of Elections Region 1 supervisor Lauri Wilson will fill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-27/mallott-ejects-elections-director
State | Local
Condemned UAS cabin torched for fire training

...CCFR would during a real fire. They listened to radio traffic to make sure everyone was OK and moved name tags on a magnetic board to keep track of where every crew member was."It's basically keeping track of everyone on the scene of the fire, and so...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/condemned-uas-cabin-torched-fire-traini
Local

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