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Alaska governor candidates talk fish at debate

...people in the use and the reasons for the use of our resources," Mallott said. "We must do it in a way that is sensitive and nuanced, and we must do it in a way that ultimately all Alaskans appreciate and understand and support for its uniqueness...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-29/alaska-governor-candidates-talk-fish-de
State
JSD identifies 7 hazers, 6 victims

...prudent for us to review our policies," Saddler said. "Any time we have an incident, that's what we're going to do. It's a just a good prudent way to operate."Besides policy changes, Miller said he wants to end the culture of hazing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-28/jsd-identifies-7-hazers-6-victims
Local
Youth robotics teams need more coaches

...robot that must complete a number of tasks. The teams use computer programming language C++ to tell robots what to do."It's really fun to meet that challenge," he said.For more information on the FIRST in Alaska program or to sign up...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/youth-robotics-teams-need-more-coaches
Local
The guns of August reach Alaska

...department is safe in that regard, he had a simple answer: "Yes. Ninety-nine percent of the time, I feel like we can do it safely."Even if he felt differently, he doesn't think Sitka could afford the tens of thousands of dollars it would...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/guns-august-reach-alaska
Local
Summer Hikes: Part II

...revisit the Juneau ridge. My foot was completely healed, and I wanted to hike the ridge again to see what it was like to do it pain free.We climbed up the Mt. Juneau trail through the low, thick clouds of fog until blue skies opened over the ridge...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-26/summer-hikes-part-ii
Gold Town to offer Not-So-Silent Chaplin film with accompanied music by RattleTrap Ruckus

...easy job, but well worth the effort."Finding musicians that are up to the task, convincing them that they indeed can do it, is only the first halt step," she said in an email. "Then you have to find the right project, a film that not only...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/gold-town-offer-not-so-silent-chaplin-fil
Art
Duck Derby Thanks

...Derby was a great success. Thanks to everyone for supporting Rotary Club projects throughout the community. We couldn't do it without you!Charity MacKinnon, President, and Derby Co-ChairCharlie Williams, Derby Co-ChairJuneau Glacier Valley...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/duck-derby-thanks
Neighbors
My Turn: Changing the world one story at a time

...leaves their Muslim home courageously believing they'll have a positive impact on both sides of the world. They can't do it alone. They need us to open our hearts and minds to see them as real people with hopes and dreams that are very much like...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-24/changing-world-one-story-time
Opinion
South Korea wins Little League World Series

...and scored three times."I knew I could allow some runs," he said. "After I got the second out, I thought I could do it. But after I gave up the three runs I was (worried)."International teams have won the last three and four of the last...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-25/south-korea-wins-little-league-world-s
Sports
Recovery: A lesson in purpose

...given the opportunity to go into treatment."Days before treatment, I found myself lying on the floor, not wanting to do it anymore, not wanting the pain and agony," he said. "I didn't necessarily want to kill myself, I just wanted the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-24/recovery-lesson-purpose
Local

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