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First radioactivity from Fukushima hits B.C. coast

...shoreline, but the amounts are so tiny that they pose no danger to human health or marine ecosystems.The contaminated sample...prediction is that we will not approach levels that will present a danger to anybody's health," Cullen said, adding that it's unlikely...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/first-radioactivity-fukushima-hits-bc-c
State
Gov. declares April 11-17 as 'Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week'

...April 11-17 "Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week," as part of a multi-agency effort to draw attention to the danger of wildfire in Alaska.With low snowfall and warm winter temperatures across much of the state, the threat of an early fire...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/gov-declares-april-11-17-wildland-fi
Outdoors
Yellow cedar under consideration for endangered species protection

...association, said no listing is warranted."It's kind of silly," he said from Ketchikan. "Yellow cedar is not in any danger."Yellow cedar trees can live more than 1,000 years. Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people use the rot-resistant wood...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/yellow-cedar-under-consideration-end
Outdoors
Gambling problems lead to Canton House shutdown

After 30-plus years of serving Chinese food in the capital city, Canton House is in danger of closing amid financial difficulties.The restaurant's landlord, Chatham Properties LLC, owned by Angoon's village corporation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-02/gambling-problems-lead-canton-house-shu
Local
NOAA says Cook Inlet beluga numbers increased slightly

...number of beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet increased slightly in 2014, but researchers conclude the population remains in danger of extinction.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists announced Monday the 2014 estimate is 340 animals...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/noaa-says-cook-inlet-beluga-numbers-inc
State
Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Continuing exhibits

...upcoming play, "Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England," whose action revolves around a small-town history museum in danger of extinction. Living statues from the production will be in residence at the City Museum during First Friday.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-01/juneau-douglas-city-museum-continuing-exh
Art
Alaska wildfire managers prepare for early season

...winter marked by warmer temperatures and less snow than normal.The unusual winter is unlikely to affect the level of fire danger in the summer, but it is cause for early preparation, the Peninsula Clarion newspaper in Kenai reported.There is no correlation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/alaska-wildfire-managers-prepare-early-
State
April First Friday Art Walk

...upcoming play, "Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England," whose action revolves around a small-town history museum in danger of extinction. Living statues from the production will be in residence at the City Museum during First Friday.The Rookery...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-01
Art
Movie listings March 12

...hit man Jimmy Conlon has one night to figure out where his loyalties lie: with his estranged son, Mike, whose life is in danger, or his longtime best friend, mob boss Shawn Maguire, who wants Mike to pay for the death of his own son. GLACIER CINEMAS...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-17
Art
Empire Editorial: Lynching by Facebook

...twisted. At a confirmation hearing, where an interrogator's mind may be decided before he or she enters the chamber, this danger is particularly great.Examining a candidate's social media activity may seem silly, but it must be done. More than that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-05/empire-editorial-lynching-facebook
Opinion

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