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Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

JUNEAU - A federal agency is testing the waters on a possible lease sale in the Alaska Arctic. The U.S.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/comments-sought-possible-arctic-lease-s
State
Scientists ask Obama to protect old growth forest

More than 75 U.S. and Canadian scientists have sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking for a policy to preserve what remains of America's old-growth forest.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-25/scientists-ask-obama-protect-old-growth
State
Scientists ask Obama to protect old growth forest

ANCHORAGE - More than 75 U.S. and Canadian scientists have sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking for a policy to preserve what remains of America's old-growth forest. The scientists include two former chiefs of the U.S.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-26/scientists-ask-obama-protect-old-growth
State
Comments period extended for Heintlzman Ridge peak name proposal

The U.S. Board of Geographic Names, which has authority to name geographic features for federal use, has received two proposals to name the same peak on Heintlzman Ridge. The area to be named is a summit located near Thunder Mountain.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-17/comments-period-extended-heintlzman-
Outdoors
Plan addresses workforce needs of Alaska's maritime industry

With our massive land endowment and bragging rights as the largest state in the nation, it's easy to lose sight of an important fact - Alaska is a maritime state. We have more miles of coastline than all other U.S. coastal states combined.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-09/plan-addresses-workforce-needs-alaskas-
Local
Begich reserving judgment on Shinseki

JUNEAU - U.S. Sen. Mark Begich was reserving judgment on whether Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki should resign amid allegations of problems, including delayed medical care, at VA facilities across the country.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-30/begich-reserving-judgment-shinseki
State
Dale Staley

Dale StaleyDale Staley passed away May 31st, 2014 in Juneau, AK. He was born May 4, 1947 to Fred and Donna Staley in Frankfort, Indiana. Dale fought a courageous battle against cancer for the past 10 months. He was a good man, loved husband and

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171235766
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

Seabridge's KSM mine will be as deep as any the world has seen with the potential to critically damage Alaska's downstream resources.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
Outdoors
Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

JUNEAU - Mining is good for Alaska's economy, but while the state's six producing mines are holding up well, and some even expanding, a sharp 38 percent drop in exploration spending last year is having ripple effects.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-18/exploration-38-producing-mines-strong
State | AK legislature
New coalition says corporations aren't people

ANCHORAGE - A new grassroots group is launching a campaign to get Alaska political leaders and candidates to sign a pledge declaring that only people have rights, and not corporations and unions.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-01/new-coalition-says-corporations-arent-p
State

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