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Walker considers pot sales delay

...would approach writing challenging regulations. He said he was told he could delay the process."I asked if we could do it for four years," Walker said, joking. "I can put it off 90 days, but not four years. We'll probably go the 90-day...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-21/walker-considers-pot-sales-delay
State
Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

...Alaska's deteriorated fiscal position."We have to make adjustments. Alaskans have done this before and we can do it again. We can do it together, in collaboration, rather than making late-night decisions on the third floor," he said, referring...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-19/walker-alaska-will-weather-fiscal-storm
State
High school clubs carry on holiday service tradition

...with," McCormick said. "I was contacted by Rotaract and at one of our meetings I brought it up and everybody wanted to do it."McCormick, president of the TMHS club, contacted the club at JDHS as well as the TMHS National Honor Society chapter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/high-school-clubs-carry-holiday-service
Local
PE benched with new requirements

...school year."I think this should be done ASAP," school board member Sean O'Brien said. "I'm all for it. Let's do it."Thurston agreed, asking the group what it would take to implement the program now. Wilson and district staff will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/pe-benched-new-requirements
Local
Litterbirds

...the annual flowers that we would just plant," Fischer said. "We thought people were doing it until I watched ravens do it."Fischer said he had also heard in years past of ravens picking up small stones and dropping them on the skylight of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/litterbirds
Local
Empire Editorial: Some free advice for working with the press

...transparency in how those funds and resources are being used. The public we represent has neither the time or resources to do it. That's why they call it "watchdog journalism," and it's what members of the community expect of us. Just because...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-12/empire-editorial-some-free-advice-wor
Opinion
Kenai's Ostrander wins Nike Cross Nationals

...Mount Marathon. You feel dead but you have it in you to do it,'" Ostrander told dyestat.com. "I just went for it...You train at such a high level. You can win this. You can do it and I believe in you.' That was huge to me."One of Ostrander's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-11/kenais-ostrander-wins-nike-cross-natio
Sports
There's something about Juneau

...black and white photographs taken in Southeast Alaska. "It's been a life's passion, and I've managed to be able to do it full time since my early retirement six years ago," Hebhardt said. "I am primarily a nature photographer. ... I love...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/theres-something-about-juneau
Outdoors
Pure Sole: Talking with number 20

...Southeast that can really have a good dunk, the rest of them just lay it up. In those days you just flat out could not do it. It was a technical."State tournaments were a best-of-three affair between the best team from Southeast and the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-10/talking-number-20
Sports
Have your pet sit with Santa for a good 'claws'

...the Nugget Mall as a fundraiser, but took a break from the annual tradition this year. A spokesperson said they might do it again next year.Brint said the funds raised go toward SOFA's rescue and adoption services, which includes medical attention...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-10/have-your-pet-sit-santa-good-claws
Local

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