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Update: State seeks to intervene in timber lawsuits

...Daily Mirror reported."Any delay to the Big Thorne project not only prevents the timber industry from contributing to a diverse and robust economy, but also reduces vital funding for schools and roads in our rural areas," Parnell said in a prepared...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-16/state-seeks-intervene-timber-lawsuits
State
Plan for Planning Day

...Planning Day is the central event in the Sitka Health Summit's Community Health Initiatives Program. Planning Day engages a diverse body of 50-60 community members in a day of collaboration and consensus-building around the issue of community health and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-14/plan-planning-day
Neighbors
Letter: Be a suicide prevention advocate this week, all year

...Statewide Suicide Prevention Council is very grateful for all the hard work and compassion the coalition - a dedicated and diverse group of volunteers - shares with the community. The Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition continues to champion the Sources...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-11/letter-be-suicide-prevention-advocate
Letters
Issues with Ray Rice, Atlanta Hawks not clear cut

...fans is quantifiably hurting business and the franchise, would it make a little bit of practical sense to seek out a more diverse mix of cheerleaders and music? Or is that racist to even ask the question?If white fans in Atlanta have a problem with a...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-11/issues-ray-rice-atlanta-hawks-not-clea
Sports
Alaska Editorial: Regents make right on bonus issue

...bonus was the best investment the university could make. Yes, Mr. Gamble has had a difficult job balancing the needs of diverse campuses and student populations, as well as the demands of the Legislature in seeking to develop the state's workforce...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-12/alaska-editorial-regents-make-right-b
Opinion
Music on the Mountain to be held next week

Music on the Mountain, a fast-paced, diverse-genre concert by a range of local performers, will be held next Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Chilkat Theater at the Mt. Roberts...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/music-mountain-be-held-next-week
Art
Letter to the Editor: Bad assumptions make bad decisions on timber

...work; bad assumptions lead to bad decisions. The undersecretary states that a transition to young growth will create a more diverse economy and recognize the importance of the salmon industry, recreation, tourism and subsistence. The reality is young-growth...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-28/letter-editor-bad-assumptions-make-ba
Letters
Tongass Advisory Committee second meeting scheduled

...through the Chief of the U.S. Forest Service. The membership represents a broad and diverse range of viewpoints and expertise, geographically diverse communities in and outside of Alaska, and people with a demonstrated commitment to working...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/tongass-advisory-committee-second-me
Outdoors
My Turn: Alaska turns to young growth forests

...growth timber for future generations.A transition to young growth will also support achieving a broader transition to a more diverse economy in Southeast Alaska, recognizing the critical importance of the salmon industry, recreation and tourism, and subsistence...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-25/my-turn-alaska-turns-young-growth-for
Opinion
Middle schools seek cooking instructors

...betsy.brenneman@juneauschools.org.The Juneau Afterschool Coalition is a partnership of 17 local organizations supporting diverse, sustainable, community-based before and after school activities to strengthen Juneau's youth.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/middle-schools-seek-cooking-instruc
Neighbors

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