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Forest Service agreement improves management practices

...State are seeking to promote job training and educational opportunities and maximize a forest restoration economy and by-product industry. "It is important for the State of Alaska to work closely with the Forest Service as it manages its timber...
Off the Beaten Path: 'Kayak Horizon'

...that ever braved the sea.I, on the other hand, was whimpering and on the verge of having a frappuccino tantrum-a by product of being addicted to fancy coffee products-as I floated at the southern tip of Douglas. I turned the corner onto the...
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...state must pay a portion of the coverage.Providing health insurance for all will strengthen Alaska's economy as a by-product, Davidson said."(People) can't hunt, they can't fish if they're not healthy," she said. "My first job...
Local | AK legislature
State develops 'Farm to Restaurant' publication

...sheet in collaboration with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.Officials say the document is organized by product and explains the process required before products can be sold to restaurants.The publication also includes Internet...
Off the Beaten Path: Home in the wilderness

...elsewhere in Southeast, as well. In many of the woods surrounding Juneau I stumble across cables, pipes and other by-products from the early mining era. In salt-chucks and coves I've found petroglyphs carved by ancient Tlingits, the mossy...
On the Trails: Spring has sprung

...was discovered!). The scientists discovered the principal sources of the lovely aroma. Some comes from metabolic by-products of certain soil bacteria, and some comes from volatile plant oils that are produced in the dry time and absorbed by...
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...improve the already "degraded" water quality, he said."Mining is a water-management project with a gold or copper by-product," Moselle said.Also, B.C. is aware of water quality concerns surrounding transboundary mine development, Moselle...
Local | Outdoors
Budding entrepreneurs in the end."In addition to concerns about quality control of the product, James expressed concerns about by-products of the industry."Where is the waste-water going?" James posed.The brothers consider irresponsible growing...
My Turn: Is Alaska letting cruise industry waste dumping damage the greatest fisheries in the world?

...for strict water quality standards to prevent cruise ship companies from dumping poorly treated, damaging copper and by products from human waste - 20,000 gallons of inadequately treated discharge at a time - into our fishing waters. Unfortunately...
Collecting glimmers: Author Pam Houston to visit Juneau Saturday

...creativity," she said. "It's a balance. It's important to me to do a lot of both, and traveling is sort of a by-product and a fit of both, because I teach all over the world and I love to travel."Houston will help participants with...


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