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Letter to the Editor: Bad assumptions make bad decisions on timber

...young-growth timber will commence as the young trees mature, just as the Forest Service has planned since the days of Gifford Pinchot and Teddy Roosevelt.? Owen Graham is the Executive Director of the Alaska Forest Association in Ketchikan.

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-28/letter-editor-bad-assumptions-make-ba
Letters
Animal Control, JPD investigate animal shooting

...launched an investigation to examine the circumstances leading up to the shooting, said Gastineau Humane Society Executive Director Matt Musslewhite. JPD is investigating as well."I have officers in the field working the case right now, so...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-25/animal-control-jpd-investigate-animal-s
Local
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...Thorne will export long-term jobs for short-term profits, and do so at a completely unsustainable rate," SEACC Executive Director Malena Marvin said in the release. "That's not progress."The organization has been asking the USFS to look...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-thorn
Local
Mallott, French hold rally on Capitol steps

...23, and later as mayor of Juneau, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs, and executive director of the Permanent Fund, among other positions.On Sunday, Mallott said his vision of Alaska calls for a return...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-25/mallott-french-hold-rally-capitol-steps
Local
Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...resource management can sustain and benefit communities while also conserving intact ecosystems," Andrew Thoms, executive director of the Sitka Conservation Society and a member of the committee said. "It is natural that this is being done in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/group-meeting-aid-tongass-transition
State
Help firefighters 'fill the boot'

...4 p.m. on Saturday, with boots in hand.Proceeds benefit the MDA. Ericka Shedlarski, the organization's executive director in Anchorage, said the funds raised in Juneau will support MDA's research to find treatments and cures for life-threatening...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/help-firefighters-fill-boot
Local
A good crop of candidates

...President Sean O'Brien. Saddler is not running for reelection. O'Brien and Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst are running unopposed for the seats. Holst was the co-chairman of the school board's citizen Budget...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/good-crop-candidates
Local
Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

...football field.NOCSAE's new standards are expected to go into effect sometime next year.Mike Oliver, the executive director of NOCSAE, said helmet technology is improving but there are no simple answers."I think the helmet manufactures...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/teams-test-out-new-helmet-does-it-work
Sports
Recovery: A lesson in humility

...Health-Juneau, and about a year ago became the executive director of the Juneau branch of the National Council on...including free 12-step programs. Chapman is the executive director of NCADD-Juneau, which offers a number of services...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-21/recovery-lesson-humility
Local
Poet, translator Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72

...Dauenhauer's contributions to Tlingit culture are immeasurable," wrote Rosita Worl, Sealaska Heritage Institute executive director, in an email to the Empire. "We are deeply saddened despite knowing that we and future generations benefit from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/poet-translator-richard-dauenhauer-dies
Local

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