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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

...Control has 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
Cleanup starts after rocket explodes during launch

...buildings sustained bent or broken sheet-metal siding, roofs, doors or windows Monday, Craig Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Alaska Aerospace Corp., told the Alaska Dispatch News."It affected the launch tower, the payload processing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-27/cleanup-starts-after-rocket-explodes-du
State
Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...land and 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
Mallott, French hold rally on Capitol steps

...at age 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
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...Big 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
Ballet director raises 'the barre'

KETCHIKAN - Ketchikan Theatre Ballet's new executive artistic director, Desiree Roan, aims to bring new ideas, a broadened program and stringent goals to the organization."We...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/ballet-director-raises-barre
State
Vote 'Yes' to have the final say

...post-resource economy will be locked away in private offshore accounts in places like the Cayman Islands, with the oil executives who will then have total control of all major decisions in our state swaggering among us and over us as if they are gods who...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-19/vote-yes-have-final-say
Letters
Celebrating success over addiction

...Chapman, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence executive director, who is herself in recovery.The Juneau Recovery...not something you expect of a professional, serving as an executive director.At NCADD, one of the first things they do is educate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/celebrating-success-over-addiction
Local
Help firefighters 'fill the boot'

...from noon to 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

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