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Alaska Science Forum: Tidal stresses and giant earthquakes

...earthquakes leading up to great tsunamis. A graduate student is now looking for a similar signal in Alaska.Yen Joe Tan, of Columbia University, is combing through a database of offshore Alaska earthquakes to see if there is any link between the number of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/alaska-science-forum-tidal-stresses-
Outdoors
Alaska plans to revisit stalled ferry project later

...government signed an order that would have blocked the project - which is on land the state leases at Prince Rupert, British Columbia - unless a resolution was reached.Patricia Eckert, associate director for international trade in the governor's office...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-23/alaska-plans-revisit-stalled-ferry-proj
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Cut Prince Rupert

...involved in one such problem right now. The Alaska Marine Highway wants to build a new ferry terminal in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The construction will be partially funded with federal money, which means a few strings are attached. One of those strings...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-22/empire-editorial-cut-prince-rupert
Opinion
Seahawks fans pull out their wallets for Super Bowl tickets

...that's not the Olympics," Gardner said. Even so, she didn't go to the 2010 Winter Olympics in nearby Vancouver. British Columbia."I'm a cheap woman," the suburban mother of three admits.But she does love her Seahawks, especially quarterback Russell...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-23/seahawks-fans-pull-out-their-wallets-s
Sports
Canada threatens to block project over US steel requirements

...ongoing dispute over the use of U.S. steel in the project.The project is on Canadian soil leased by the state in British Columbia. The port at Prince Rupert is part of the Alaska Marine Highway System.The vast majority of construction funding for the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-20/canada-threatens-block-project-over-us-
State
Roadside geology: Connor's book time travels into the newly known

...call the Yakutat terrane has been moved up our Southeast coast," she said. The land was probably once a fragment of British Columbia. After it moved north, it collided with the south coast of the Yukon and lifted up the St. Elias mountains; now it's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/roadside-geology-connors-book-time-t
Outdoors
Outside Editorial: Federal protection laws for reporters remain essential

...forced to identify their confidential sources - in other words, an act of Congress.Forty-nine states and the District of Columbia - Wyoming is the outlier here - already provide this kind of shield law for reporters. A well-thought-out solution in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-20/outside-editorial-federal-protection-
Opinion
Pot prices plunge in Washington

...Washington became the first U.S. states to allow recreational sales last year, and voters in Alaska, Oregon and the District of Columbia have also passed legalization measures. Unlike Colorado, which used existing sellers of medical marijuana, Washington built...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-16/pot-prices-plunge-washington
State
Kyle Fossman scores again

...from Haines to receive the honor. The award is given to one winner, regardless of school classification, in the District of Columbia and each of the 50 states in several high school sports."This confirms what we already knew," University of Alaska-Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-15/kyle-fossman-scores-again
Sports
My Turn: Eliminating Juneau access

...operating costs. Our neighboring Canadian and Washington state ferry systems are far more fiscally sustainable than ours. British Columbia ferries recover 92 percent of their operating costs from users. About 70 percent of Washington state ferries' operating budget...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-14/my-turn-eliminating-juneau-access
Opinion

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