Empire Editorial: Vote yes on 3, no on 4

...Empire has never been shy about encouraging the importance of Juneau, in this case, we feel authority should stay local.Engineers and scientists should take the lead during permitting conversations, not lawmakers under pressure from industry lobbyists...
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...hasn't done enough for resource development, he pushed the Environmental Protection Agency to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to permit Kensington Mine. As for the Greens Creek Mine, Begich helped secure permits for its facility expansion, going...
Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair

...which will show up as Ballot Measure 4 on November's ballot? No. They don't want legislators making the choices of engineers and scientists.They were all also opposed to school vouchers allowing public funding to go to private schools. Each echoed...
Letter: The road should move forward without delay

...district representative for The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 302, a union representing thousands of workers who...confidence in our workforce but also in the designers and engineers - the real experts - who have studied and planned this project...
My Turn: Spending half a billion dollars is always a political decision

...Haines on a Sunday night when more traffic than the average arrives on their way home to Juneau after a weekend getaway?Engineers don't design this way. They allow for ample margins of error to offset the unknowns they can't precisely quantify. It...
Two Coast Guard members cited for wasting game

...Guard spokesman for District 17, which covers all of Alaska, confirmed that Petty Officers 2nd Class Schmidt and Hyde are engineers stationed aboard the Auke Bay-based Coast Guard Cutter Liberty. Both reported for duty in Juneau last summer.The Coast...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

...Road, and he was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital.? At 3:52 p.m. Monday, CCFR responded to Fritz Cove Road and Engineers Cutoff Road for an open burn complaint. No burning or smoke found.? At 7:36 p.m. Monday, advanced life support care...
My Turn: Housing is a 'who,' not a 'what'

...will not be resolved by the state or federal government. It will need real contributions from trade unions, architects, engineers, developers, bankers, general contractors and sub-contractors, retailers, volunteers, and, oh yes, the homeless...
Community invited to Gajaa Hit pole raising

...continued access to the water. 'Safe place to land'In 1942, those passageways were filled in by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, whose changes to the area were spurred by World War II. In spite of many changes, the area has remained an important base...
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Police & Fire for Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

...Franklin Street, and they were taken to BRH.? At 9:18 a.m. Saturday, CCFR responded to an open burn complaint on Engineers Cutoff Road. A large fire was found. Fire was extinguished by responsible party. Occupants advised to burn only legal materials...


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