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...
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...
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...
Issues with Ray Rice, Atlanta Hawks not clear cut 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...
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...
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...
Letter to the Editor: Bad assumptions make bad decisions on timber; 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...
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...
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...
Middle schools seek cooking instructors 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.


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