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Joseph Murphy

...and chose building maintenance as his career field. He worked for the Housing Authority in Kotzebue as well as the school district.In the mid 1990's he became involved with the Kotzebue Fire Dept as both a volunteer firefighter and ambulance attendant...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175531253
Big push for STEM

...how much it would eat into the school district's budget.JSB Director of Administrative...Montessori school currently operated by the district. The board could only hand out the funds...said a loss in funds and control by the district is outweighed by the positive affect...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/big-push-stem
Local
Injunction against federal water rule may expand

...blocking a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways.U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo issued a temporary injunction last week that was requested by North Dakota and 12 other states...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/injunction-against-federal-water-rule-m
State
Southeast pink salmon harvest fails to meet predictions

...and with all of the gillnet catch and what little troll catch (we have), it will be somewhere around 30 million."District 4 - open water and the west coast of Prince of Wales Island - saw higher returns, but inside waters did not fare well this...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/southeast-pink-salmon-harvest-fails-mee
State
Jewell: Denali name change is final

...landmark's name to honor the legacy of this great president and patriot," said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, a Democrat whose district includes McKinley's hometown.The mountain's name became a political issue in 1975 when Alaska Gov. Jay Hammond and the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-31/jewell-denali-name-change-final
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...learned here for those of us who sometimes wonder too far into the woods.Thumbs down to more empty seats. The Juneau School District's enrollment numbers keep dropping, and at a much more rapid pace than the state average. Juneau's public school enrollment...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-31/thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Caulfield: Amidst challenges, 'UAS will thrive'

...Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples. We are working in partnership with Sealaska Heritage Institute, the Juneau School District, and the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, to make Northwest Coast arts a centerpiece of our arts...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-30/caulfield-amidst-challenges-uas-wil
Neighbors
EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

...fear a steady uptick in federal regulation of nearly every stream and ditch on rural lands.Thursday's ruling by U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo, N.D., is "a significant and rightful win for states' rights," said Rep. Jason Chaffetz...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/epa-clean-water-rule-effect-despite-cou
State
Miller: Progress more complex than pass, fail

...former-teacher form, Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller gave the Juneau...Miller highlighted that will improve the district overall. Part of that includes a restorative...more rigorous than years past, and the district is making changes based on what they...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/miller-progress-more-complex-pass-fail
Local
Fewer kids, less funding

...enrollment figure by the Juneau School District shows yet another decline in enrollment...Development.The report also shows the school district missed the mark by more than two dozen...chief of staff for the Juneau School District, said these preliminary numbers will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/less-kids-less-funding
Local

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