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For Arctic, an Atlantic alternative

...would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict...oil production, and three off the Alaska coast."This is a balanced proposal that would...near-historic lows."Opening up the Atlantic coast to drill for fossil fuel is unnecessary...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/arctic-atlantic-alternative
State
Varnell to lead carving course in Ketchikan

...Varnell will guide students in creating a traditional Northwest Coast ceremonial dance rattle. Rattles were used by chiefs in dance...carve and construct this iconic art instrument of the Northwest Coast.Registration fee is $225 - or $200 for those who sign up...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/varnell-lead-carving-course-ketchikan
Art
Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out

...places in particular ? especially Outer Coast locations that "stick out" into the Alaska...British Columbia and curves along Alaska's coast - collect significant amounts both tsunami...second most severe designation."The outer coast receives more outer ocean marine debris...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/where-world-ends-when-ocean-spits-it-ou
Local
A big night in the arts

...one of the foremost scholars of Northwest Coast art. In an Empire interview in 2010...she first became interested in Northwest Coast art as a kid in New York City, after visiting...realized I could specialize in Northwest Coast art, I was thrilled," she recalled in...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/big-night-arts
Art
Margaret Mary Garrison Whyte

...she studied and became a Registered Nurse. Peggie practiced nursing on Jersey, one of the Channel Islands off the English coast. In late 1958, Peggie and several other nurses were on board an aircraft en route to Canada to fill nursing positions. Due...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173837083
Janet Alice Constantine Meeks

...halibut queen of the family", she loved fishing, crabbing and being on the water. Janet and her husband Carl helped launch the Coast Guard's annual Juneau Senior Christmas dinner back in 1974. She worked as an accountant in Baltimore, and continued working...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173837137
Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

...would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict...oil production, and three off the Alaska coast."This is a balanced proposal that would...near-historic lows."Opening up the Atlantic coast to drill for fossil fuel is unnecessary...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/obama-floats-offering-first-ever-drilli
State
Delta plans long-term return

...landing fees and other charges.Delta representatives did not respond to a message left at their after-hours number on the East Coast, but Delta's website confirms the year-round service - online bookings are available to Juneau every day from May 15 through...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-27/delta-plans-long-term-return
Local
Electrifying eco-tourism

...per gallon).Varness sought out marine engineer Scott Jutson with Jutson Marine Design, and is now working with the U.S. Coast Guard to get his design approved. The vessel is ready for production by Armstrong Marine in Port Angeles, Washington, as...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-27/electrifying-eco-tourism
Local
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...village subsistence users.Previous lease sales have removed from consideration a 25-mile-wide buffer along the Chukchi Sea coast because of its importance to subsistence hunters.Part of the 150-mile underwater Barrow Canyon off Barrow, the country's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/drilling-plan-may-restrict-sensitive-ar
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