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The path of an Eagle Scout

...they have to achieve these before the age of 18. "I would also say that life scout (rank before Eagle Scout) is where you cap out on what you know, and have to start doing the merit badges that you don't know. Because you usually pick the easiest...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-24/path-eagle-scout
Neighbors
My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...held in the Arctic and why the U.S. should be interested and engaged in the Arctic Council. Because of a reduced polar ice cap, there is greater access to the natural resources contained in the region, as well as shorter maritime transportation routes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-22/my-turn-murkowski-arctic-ignorance-le
Opinion
For schools, cities can't do it alone

...Legislature. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly voted to fund the FY16 budget to the cap and to retroactively add funding for FY15 to meet last year's cap. The Mat-Su Borough Assembly passed $1.35 million increase in education funding...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-20/schools-cities-cant-do-it-alone
Letters
Investigators unsure anything struck train

...Amtrak has said it doesn't comment on lawsuits.Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., introduced legislation that would increase the cap on damages Amtrak could be forced to pay from lawsuits from $200 million to $500 million.___Associated Press writers Joan...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-19/investigators-unsure-anything-struck-
Not For Web
My Turn: Home runs: Celebrating Southeast Alaska's salmon forests

...household. Our power troller is out of the water and my partner Eric just left the house with a cup of coffee and his painter's cap on. Like many towns around Southeast, Petersburg is abuzz with spring boat projects. From charter vessels and subsistence...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-14/my-turn-home-run-celebrating-southeas
Opinion
With Legislature stuck in limbo, school board passes twin budget plans

...City and Borough of Juneau Assembly for not only voting to fund the FY16 budget to the cap but to retroactively add funding for FY15 to meet last year's cap. That additional $500,000 may be applied to the FY16 budget and perhaps even stretched...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-13/legislature-stuck-limbo-school-board-pa
Local
Seniors should expect to get carded by CBJ as exemption rules change

...increase the CBJ's sales tax on tobacco and to raise the sales tax cap in order to increase revenue. The tobacco tax increase is expected...generate an additional $1.7 million. The change to the tax cap and the senior exemption is expected to raise revenue by about...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-14/seniors-should-expect-get-carded-cbj-ex
Local
Two sought for attempted robbery

...He had longer hair but not past his eyes or ears, and was clean shaven. He was wearing a gray T-shirt and white baseball cap.The second man was described as possibly Hispanic, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 180 pounds, with short hair.Anyone with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-17/two-sought-attempted-robbery
Local
Training for Trouble: Police, firefighters, EMS and a bit of Hollywood-style makeup help prepare for school shooters

...leg missing. He normally wears an artificial leg, but nobody knew of his disability until the scenario, when he wore a latex cap over his amputated leg and made it look like a bloody wound.Emergency responders keep him from removing the tourniquet from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-17/training-trouble-police-firefighters-em
Local
Putting its money where its mouth is

...with a promise to fund education to the cap for Fiscal Year 2016. Additionally, the...rallied and spoke in favor of funding to the cap. The Assembly also responded to requests...retroactively increase funding for FY15 to meet the cap. Assembly member Jesse Kiehl was excited...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-08/putting-its-money-where-its-mouth
Local

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