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Southeast art scene dwarfs that of US

...conference is holding its annual membership meeting this week in Wrangell through Thursday.Southeast Conference Executive Director Shelly Wright said she wanted to study Southeast's art scene for both "selfish" and economic reasons."I'm...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-18/southeast-art-scene-dwarfs-us
Local
Questions raised about Bristol Bay mine initiative

...large-scale mine project and what would happen if additional permits were needed after the Legislature acted.Gustafson, executive director of the Renewable Resources Coalition, said the intent is for legislative involvement at the end of the permitting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-17/questions-raised-about-bristol-bay-mine
State
School board gives itself good grade

...whose term is also expiring.O'Brien is running for re-election against Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst and write-in candidate and former Floyd Dryden Middle School Principal Tom Milliron.The school board...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-16/school-board-gives-itself-good-grade
Local
SAGA swears in new AmeriCorps members

...AmeriCorps members are getting things done to make our state stronger and better," said Beverly Schoonover, Executive Director of SAGA. "We are proud of the extraordinary accomplishments of SAGA's AmeriCorps members over the past 20 years...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-14/saga-swears-new-americorps-members
Neighbors
As ship yard goes, so goes Ketchikan

...million in wages - and $12.4 million on additional spending for local goods and services.Chelsea Goucher, executive director of the Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce, said the study was done for a purely hypothetical situation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/ship-yard-goes-so-goes-ketchikan
State
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...one time or another broken the law and only a select few get punished," he told the magazine.Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance and a leading critic of the so-called "war on drugs," said such comments - coupled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/no-dc-gridlock-gay-marriage-legal-marij
State
New Audubon study reveals climate change effects on many bird species

...North American birds will be losers if we do not begin to implement change," Nils Warnock, Audubon Alaska's Executive Director, said. "There are those of us who just like to look at bird and some of us like to hunt birds, but we all appreciate...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/new-audubon-study-reveals-climate-ch
Outdoors
Fall Arts Preview

...OPERAJuneau Lyric Opera provides singing, theatrical and choral opportunities including performances and workshops. The executive director is Frances Leach.Sept. 19 and 20: Man Choir Concerts, Holy TrinityRehearsals for this all-male choir began...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/fall-arts-preview
Art
Union reps assail settlement touted by Sullivan

...general isn't one of taking on Wall Street and winning and isn't one he should be proud of," said Jim Duncan, executive director of a union representing about 8,500 state and municipal employees and a former state commissioner for the Department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/union-reps-assail-settlement-touted-sul
State
Former FDMS principal runs for school board

...candidates for the seats: incumbent board Vice President Sean O'Brien and Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst. Holst was the co-chairman of the school board's community Budget Committee this year.Milliron...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/former-fdms-principal-runs-school-board
Local

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