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SEACC director, facing cancer, resigns

...notable conservation organizations for two years, and has in recent years inspired opposition to transboundary mining.SEACC was formed in 1970 to oppose large-scale logging in the Tongass National Forest. It has since expanded its scope to support climate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-11/seacc-director-facing-cancer-resigns
Local
Rampant Rabbits: Invasive, feral rabbits overrun Valley Neighborhood

...effort to put together what they later called the "Bunny Task Force." Sell formed this group after hearing Neary's reports of rabbits at the glacier. It was also formed in response to the growing number of complaints Fish and Game was getting...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-08/rampant-rabbits-invasive-feral-rabbits-
Local | Outdoors
Keystone off the table, but pipeline fight builds

...Then there are days when I'm fired up and ready to fight."From New England to North Carolina, scattered insurgencies have formed in opposition to a spider web of pipelines up and down the Eastern Seaboard as the nation's energy industry seeks to move...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-10/keystone-table-pipeline-figh
Nation and World

...decided the actor was behind the slaying and ordered him to pay Bonny Lee Bakley's children $30 million. Tropical Storm Gamma formed off the coast of Central America. Character actor Harold J. Stone, 92, died in Woodland Hills, California.Five years...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-11-18
Not For Web
31 kids compete in first fall trap tournament

...got second with 4. More than 100 people attended the event, said trap team coach Mark Kappler.? To read about the newly formed youth trap team in Juneau, see juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-08/pull-trap-shooters-start-juneau-trap-team-youth...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-11-13/31-kids-compete-first-fall-trap-tour
Outdoors
ANS and the Filipino Community: 'When we come together, we are strong.'

The Alaska Native Sisterhood formed in 1915, just three years after the Alaska Native Brotherhood, one of the oldest known indigenous civil rights organizations...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-09-09/ans-and-filipino-community-when-we-come-t
Art
Today In Sports History for Sept. 25

...seeking to emulate the British racing system, also establishes the American Jockey Club, precursor to the present Jockey Club, formed in 1894.1920 - Molly Bjurstedt Mallory wins her fifth title in six years with a two-set victory over Marion Zinderstein...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-09-25/today-sports-history-sept-25
Sports
What About West Peak?

...can ignore Thunder Mt. and Mt. McGinnis. Even Blackerby Ridge and Cairn Peak are now hiked so often a trench like path has formed in places along the ridge. These are the peaks that are hiked frequently and often have several groups at a time on their summits...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2015-09-23/what-about-west-peak
New Alaska Moose Federation Director to reign in budget

...Alaska Dispatch News reported that Don Dyer took the helm of the nonprofit organization in mid-August.The federation was formed in 2002 and over the years has faced scrutiny over the efficacy of programs geared at moose habitat restoration and rearing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/new-alaska-moose-federation-director-re
State
Healing Hand Foundation announces new director

...directors to increase Alaskan Natives' access to unfunded healthcare services.According to a press release from SEARHC, the HHF formed in 2001 to help fill the funding gap in health care services for Southeast Alaskan Native people. Formerly known as The SEARHC...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-10-18/healing-hand-foundation-announces-n
Neighbors

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