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Forest Service criticized over Tongass management

...programs.In addition, the agency has been forced to spend an increasing percentage of its budget fighting wildfires, which drains resources from other areas."In 1995, 16 percent of the budget was spent on firefighting," Bonnie said. "Today, it is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/forest-service-criticized-over-tongass-
State
City asks for resident help in clearing drains

...residents provide assistance with clearing drains on or near their property. With the amount...increase in the risk of flooding due to blocked drains. Any assistance that can be provided in clearing drains and clearing fire hydrants would be appreciated...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-02-02/city-asks-resident-help-clearing-drains
Local
Empire Editorial: When the helpers need help

...crews workforce training and job and life skills.Catholic Community Services indicated its daycare, Puddle Jumpers, was a drain on resources. CCS simply didn't have the funding to keep the daycare afloat. A number of families were forced to find childcare...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-16/empire-editorial-when-helpers-need-he
Opinion
What places that legalized pot need to know

...that legal weed would be a huge windfall for Washington and Colorado. Marijuana opponents predicted the drug would prove a drain on state finances because of higher law enforcement costs. Both sides were wrong. Colorado is on track to bring in some...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/what-places-legalized-pot-need-know
State
What's going on at Centennial Hall?

...Pacific Erectors is the contractor on the project.The new roof will be built to slope downward, directing rain water into drains and away from the roof, Yorba said.Centennial Hall was built in 1984 and the most significant work it's had since then...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-31/whats-going-centennial-hall
Local
My Turn: President Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels is flawed

...Though some are quick to support President Obama's plan, I have always said we cannot afford another long ground war that drains our financial resources, especially at a time when we need to take care of our veterans, build critical infrastructure at...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-02/my-turn-president-obamas-plan-arm-syr
Opinion
Police & Fire for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

...Streets for another report of diesel odor. CCFR investigated and found a light sheen of diesel on water coming from two storm drains in the area. It was reported to the city's waste water department, who advised they would contact the city street department...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-18/police-fire-thursday-sept-18-2014
Local
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...can't it be legal? If we legalized everything that was just as bad as alcohol and cigarettes then our state would go down the drain fast.That's why I think you should vote 'no' on ballot measure 2.Skylar HickokRaise the Minimum Wage!Politicians say...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-02/floyd-dryden-students-weigh-electio
Neighbors
Transboundary mine presentations to be held in Juneau, four other SE communities

...their skepticism about the mining companies' ability's to contain the waste from these mines, waste that would ultimately drain into key salmon rivers, such as the Taku, Stikine and Unuk. These groups became further disturbed after an earthen dam burst...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/transboundary-mine-presentations-be-
Outdoors
Photo: Draining Twin Lakes

The ice on Twin Lakes cracks as the water drains on Wednesday. The City & Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Department and the Alaska Department of Fish & Game began draining...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-14/photo-draining-twin-lakes
Local

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