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Authorities investigate suspicious Wharf fires

...and used to be a major shipping wharf and warehouse of the Pacific Coastal Steamship Company. The first air flight landed there in 1929, and it went on to become the Alaska Coastal Airlines Hangar. The hangar was converted to a mixed retail facility...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/authorities-investigate-suspicious-whar
Local
SHI wraps up Native American Heritage Month lecture series Tuesday

...forbulge developed west of the ice front along the whole of the coast of Southeast Alaska expanding the area of previously modeled coastal refugia. Using the hypothesized paleo-high tide to predict the elevation where early Holocene archaeological sites may be...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-20/shi-wraps-native-american-heritage-month-
Art
Egan to caucus with minority

...Although he will no longer be chairman of the Transportation Committee, Egan said retaining membership "means a lot for coastal Alaska because of the Marine Highway System."Membership in the six-senator Legislative Council is also "good for Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-07/egan-caucus-minority
State | Local
Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...Zidek, a spokesman for the state Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Fall storms routinely batter many coastal communities, and erosion has long been a problem.___Follow Rachel D'Oro at https://twitter.com/rdoro .

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-07/intense-storm-headed-aleutian-islands
State
My Turn: Transboundary mines a looming problem

...candidate Dan Sullivan have clearly shown they are aligned with the Pebble Mine's interests. Both support the demise of the Coastal Management Program. Both promoted the failed HB77 which would have severely disenfranchised local stakeholders from the public...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-07/my-turn-transboundary-mines-looming-pro
Opinion
Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair

...strong bipartisan philosophy," citing her work with the Coastal Caucus. With similar interests like port and harbor development...modified farmed Atlantic salmon.Roads and ferriesAnother coastal issue was the Alaska Marine Highway System, which Egan said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-28/forum-mostly-one-sided-affair
Local
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...is no U.S. Arctic deep-water port and the harbors and coastal ports north of the Aleutian Islands are not sufficiently deep...shallower-draft, ice-capable cutters able to operate along Alaska's coastal areas. Legislative efforts by U.S. Senators Murkowski...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/ramp-us-alaskas-arctic-infrastructure
Opinion
Top 25 College football weekend preview

...2-2)Duke can strengthen its grip atop the crowded ACC Coastal Division with a victory while basically knocking the erratic...race completely. The Blue Devils are the only team in the Coastal without two conference losses and have a user-friendly schedule...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-31/top-25-college-football-weekend-previe
Sports
Southeast Alaskans reach 'Higher'

...pretty serious ... those (were) the main challenges.""The Eastern Alaska Range is like the opposite of what you find in Coastal Alaska," Merli said. "There's ice ... everywhere."A massive snowstorm halfway through the experience (it lasted...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/southeast-alaskans-reach-higher
Outdoors
Federal agency releases Arctic drilling review

...programs for World Wildlife Fund. "If an accident were to occur in the Chukchi, it will be the wildlife and the people of coastal Alaska who will bear the burden."The Nov. 7 publishing of the supplemental environmental review in the Federal Register...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-03/federal-agency-releases-arctic-drilling
State

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