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My Turn: Home runs: Celebrating Southeast Alaska's salmon forests

...and respect our small sawmills and the entrepreneurs who create jobs by crafting Tongass spruce and cedar into high-end products like guitars and cabins. A diverse and sustainable local wood industry that puts salmon first, and whose viability is...
How to keep our kids in Juneau

...feasible to import raw material to Juneau to create an end product that must be shipped back to Seattle to market. You...compete. However, using natural resources to complete the end product now gives you a chance. Developing natural resources...
Fish skin leather used to create art skins for centuries to make bags, shoes, and other useful items. Now fish skin leather is appearing on high-end products from Prada, Nike, and Dior. Commercially produced salmon leather is made in mass in Europe and Chile, but in Alaska...
To speed traffic in Auke Bay, DOT first disrupts it

...At this point, he's just looking forward to the traffic circle being completed."We're really happy to see the end product," Hickok said. "We just want it to be done."Lynette Anderson, who owns the Hot Bite, another Auke Bay business...
Assembly not keen on sludge disposal proposals

...anticipated operation and maintenance cost of the four proposal at $664,000 per year. Eighty to 85 percent of the end product is eliminated, keeping the pellets out of Juneau's landfill, where they could end up through the second option...
Tweaks to retirement plan underscore flawed process

...a mess to evaluate with any clarity, and the whole process should start from the beginning next year. Whether the end product is as bad as its detractors claim, the process that created it was: Taking a finished product a few ideologues declared...
Empire editorial: 'State of Denial'

...chapters. The first deals with the enormous environmental impact of oil development along the Amazon basin and traces the end product back to California consumers. The second chapter looks at the shifting dynamics between the timber industries in California...
Kodiak to dig out buried whale for eventual display of skeleton

...way Aug. 13 with a weeklong excavation, unearthing remains buried in June 2000 to allow the flesh to decay. "The end product should be something the community is really proud of," said project coordinator Stacey Studebaker. Studebaker and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...function. Gustavus has a remarkable program that diverts compostable material from the dump and provides the soil building end product to the residents. Spring cleanup is an opportunity to get a compost scene set up in a corner of the yard. Choose a...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...executed on May 16, has been telling tales during 75 hours of interviews with two reporters from the Buffalo News. The end product of those interviews is a book due out this week in which I get what I thought I wished for from McVeigh. He admits...


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