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My Turn: Fix the budget, but not at the expense of long-term prosperity

...about 90 percent of our state revenue derived from taxes on the energy industry, the lower the price of oil, the bigger the impact...will also provide some much needed diversification to our state energy economy that is increasingly dependent on crude oil - which...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-25/my-turn-fix-budget-not-expense-long-t
Opinion
Tongass planning meeting closes with hope

...approaches to the transition and the forward movement with recommendation language, members of the committee seemed to have renewed energy for their work. "I thought every meeting was going to be the meeting that was gonna make or break the group," Rush admitted...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/tongass-planning-meeting-closes-hope
Local
Avista promotes renewable energy

...declared it is moving ahead with alternative energy developments. The Juneau-based company...Battery StorageAvista is testing a new energy storage battery in Pullman, Washington to combat natural energy outages. The batteries would store excess...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-15/avista-promotes-renewable-energy
Local
State of Indian Nations speech underlines US-tribe relations

...dropout rates, rampant drug and alcohol abuse, and an epidemic of suicides.Congress needs to update laws and regulations on energy, taxation and education to help tribes overcome those long-standing challenges, but it shouldn't dictate solutions, he...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-23/state-indian-nations-speech-underlines-
State
Cooperative Extension's Juneau open house scheduled

...Department of Agriculture and land-grant universities. Extension offers programming in Southeast on gardening, 4-H, home energy, nutrition, food preservation, family finances and emergency preparedness. Call the office at 523-3280 for more information...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/cooperative-extensions-juneau-open-h
Outdoors
Summit brings global minds

...seafood byproducts and forward movement has been made on renewable energy projects like installing more electric vehicle charging stations...company goes by itself or on its own, it takes lots of time energy and money to do it," Solelhac said. "When it's a small...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-21/summit-brings-global-minds
Local
Crimson Bears' 'Tiny Terror'

...one of the reasons that she made varsity is, for lack of a better word, her spunk," Boster said. "She brought a lot of energy to practice. She was really eager to learn and to listen, and whether she knew it or not, she was kind of a leader on the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-21/crimson-bears-tiny-terror
Sports
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker delivers 1st State of State speech

...said nothing would be off the table as the state cuts spending.Walker in his speech also spoke about the need for affordable energy and pledged to move forward with a major liquefied natural gas project. He reiterated his desire to expand Medicaid coverage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/alaska-gov-bill-walker-delivers-1st-sta
State
Local lawmakers react to State of the State

...Kito and Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, said they were satisfied with the issues the governor did address - fisheries, energy cost, education - especially his adamant claim that he will be the governor to build Alaska's natural gas pipeline."There...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/local-lawmakers-react-state-state
State
Animated film explores bowhead whales

...and St. Lawrence Island Yupik. Funding was provided by the Cooperative Institute for Alaska Research, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Center for Global Change and Arctic System Research and the UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. Project...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-01-21/animated-film-explores-bowhead-wh
CCWFeatures

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