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Alaska Editorial: Gov. Parnell's decision reignites subsistence battle

...doesn't pass muster in the real world.The rural preference made sense then and makes sense now. Those who live in Bush Alaska are, by and large, most dependent on Alaska's fish and game, regardless of race or heritage. But for Alaska Natives...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-12/alaska-editorial-gov-parnells-decisio
Opinion
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...aftermath. Alternating scenes provide relief from the wasteland and provide insight into the pre-plague world of Bush Alaska where two young teachers, very much in love, headed expecting adventure but instead find horror. ? "Legend of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-10-10/five-good-alaskan-reads
Art
Five Good Reads

...bus arrives at the landing 60 miles upriver from Fairbanks and all these hippies come spilling out into pre-pipeline Bush Alaska."Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides Don't let the title fool you. This isn't some British drawing room snoozer...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-05/five-good-reads
Art
Tribal courts fight to establish authority

...battle will be fought in courts."This is the dance we're at. People know people need these types of justice out in Bush Alaska, but are we going to have to litigate our way through this?" she asked. "Remember, tribes were doing a lot of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-18/tribal-courts-fight-establish-authority
State
Slack tide's Alaskaepoedia: Salmon

...exceed 30 lbs., except in stories about ones that got away, in which they weigh 75-80 lbs., easy. Many people in bush Alaska rely on king salmon for survival. Failed king salmon runs, like summer 2012's, spell disaster for thousands and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-07-22/slack-tides-alaskaepoedia-salmon
Neighbors
Aging DC-6 gets new skin, new nose, new job in Bush

...DC-6 airplane has been carefully reconfigured by a team of 40 workers so it can take on a new role - carrying fuel to Bush Alaska. Mechanics spent the last 14 months restoring and refitting the four-engine veteran to Federal Aviation Administration...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052002/sta_dc6.shtml
News
Lawmaker Ferguson of Kotzebue dies of stroke

...of Natives president, Ferguson was credited with helping to create Rural Education Attendance Areas that helped rid Bush Alaska of federal education policies that required many Native children to leave home to continue school. Ferguson was also...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060503/sta_legferguson.shtml
News
Villagers express concern about losing their VPSO

...000 toward $138 million in vetoes by Murkowski, comes amid a legal challenge claiming that even with VPSOs in the Bush, Alaska's two-tier law enforcement system is inadequate. Meganack thinks eliminating his job could actually cost the state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062303/sta_villagepolice.shtml
News
Bond package put on ballot

...the state has had in more than 20 years. Voters will decide the fate of millions to construct eight new schools in Bush Alaska along with funding for other urban school and transportation projects statewide. Gov. Tony Knowles approved the four...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070302/sta_bonds.shtml
News
Ulmer goes off road for support in the Bush

...the road in an effort to shore up essential votes in Bush Alaska. A boat trip down the Tanana and Yukon rivers last week...concede, is a battleground. But the Ulmer camp also sees Bush Alaska, which makes up just 20 percent of the state's voters...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072402/sta_legulmer.shtml
News

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