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Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought

...Cotten. But it's going to be an uphill battle. The Seattle factory trawlers have a significant presence in Washington, D.C."The Seattle trawler industry feels like it's already paid its due in terms of bycatch reduction. At the council's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-26/emergency-halibut-bycatch-cut-sought
Outdoors
American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...British Columbia's mining development plans, forming the United Tribal Transboundary Mining Working Group, traveling to D.C. to meet with Alaska's Congressional delegation and environmental regulators, and holding many meetings sharing their...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/american-indian-alaska-native-organi
Outdoors
Rule allows trust status for tribal lands

...interpretation that tribes had lost the trust status right under the settlement act.The U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., rejected the state's position that the settlement act mandated different treatment for tribes in Alaska. The state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-21/rule-allows-trust-status-tribal-lands
State
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...7, 1941 with the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and the loss of the U.S. battle fleet moored there. In Washington D.C., before a joint session of Congress, President Franklin Roosevelt expressed the nation's outrage by describing December...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/forgotten-battle-alaska
Neighbors
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...Jeffries, a sea-ice expert who worked at UAF's Geophysical Institute before taking his diplomatic skills to Washington, D.C. said he hopes people don't need yearly catastrophes to realize a long-term shift is underway.Jeffries, now Arctic...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/alaska-science-forum-far-north-chang
Outdoors
Hawaii's US Sen. Schatz named to Senate appropriations committee

...honored to have earned the confidence of his colleagues."A lot has changed in the political environment in Washington D.C.," Schatz said. "And in Hawaii, the one thing that remains constant is that we need continued federal investment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/hawaiis-us-sen-schatz-named-senate-appr
State
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a Grammy Award

...Nominations were announced Friday and winners will be announced Feb. 8.The four-man band, based in Washington, D.C., consists of lead vocalist/mandolinist/fiddler Solivan, banjoist Mike Munford, bassist Dan Booth and guitarist...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-05/frank-solivan-and-dirty-kitchen-nominated
Art
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...groundbreaking for the Jefferson Memorial took place in Washington, D.C. with President Franklin D. Roosevelt taking part in the...climate change conference in Copenhagen. The Washington, D.C. City Council voted to legalize same-sex marriage. Boeing's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/today-history-monday-dec-15-2014
Local
There's something about Juneau

...said.The exhibition will be up at the museum until next summer; Hebhardt plans to travel sometime soon to Washington, D.C. to see it for himself.Hebhardt will also have an exhibit at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center in February of black and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/theres-something-about-juneau
Outdoors
My Turn: Bristol Bay salmon are in the spotlight, and rightly so

...to justify further litigation. The court ordered Pebble to amend its complaint, apparently because its four Washington D.C. and New York City lawyers, plus one from Anchorage, wrote a 138-page claim so confusing that it required re-writing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-12/my-turn-bristol-bay-salmon-are-spotli
Opinion

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