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Senate panel includes Kivalina school money in budget

...and planning for an access road. Kivalina faces erosion issues, and the community-selected new school site is on higher ground, with no access road to it, according to budget documents.In a letter to the state education commissioner in January...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-10/senate-panel-includes-kivalina-school-m
State
Capital budget stripped

...school site. Kivalina has been struggling with erosion and the new school site selected by the community would be on higher ground, according to budget documents. There is no road to the site currently, the documents state.Committee co-chair...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/capital-budget-stripped
State | AK legislature
Tsunami comms test tomorrow morning

No need to head for higher ground tomorrow when a tsunami warning sounds over the airwaves in Alaska.It's just a test.NOAA's National Weather Service, the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-24/tsunami-comms-test-tomorrow-morning
Local
Alaska Science Forum: Two tales of dynamic Alaska tundra

...spent a lot of time on gravel runways in small villages," she said. Village airstrips are often on some of the highest ground. There, surveyors sunk benchmarks - brass discs atop rods driven into the earth or exposed bedrock. She resurveyed...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-09/alaska-science-forum-two-tales-dynam
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: 1946 tsunami survivor shares her story

...said.Eddie knew the best path to safety was to get to higher ground before another wave came in. He guided a group of children...other adults delivered the children to a radio tower and higher ground, where the kids played. When the tsunami faded, the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-02/alaska-science-forum-1946-tsunami-su
Outdoors
Water levels decline after Tuesday flood

...are effectively isolated," Juneau Ranger District recreation program manager Ed Grossman said. "So even though the high ground in the RV loop likely would not flood, we just don't want people then behind the lake in case there was a need to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/water-levels-decline-after-tuesday-floo
Local
Airlift sent for marooned Denali guests, employees

...leave on a bus that was allowed in Thursday afternoon. Fister said some campers chose to remain at the campground on higher ground where there is no danger of flooding.More than 3 inches of rain have fallen in the 6 million acre park, located...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-27/airlift-sent-marooned-denali-guests-e
Not For Web
Press should defend Citizens United, 1st Amendment

...because I find such "pledges" silly on general principle. Secondarily, it is silly because even if Sullivan is on the high ground it will do no good when the media will predictably dismiss or diminish the idea based on his proper support for the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-24/press-should-defend-citizens-united-1
Opinion
New Jökulhaup flood danger becomes old hat

...she completed in 1979, closer to the river. Her contractor had warned her against that and told her to build it on higher ground, something she said she's grateful for."Luckily even though the river came up to within three feet of the house...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-24/new-j%C3%B6kulhaup-flood-danger-becomes
Local
My Turn: 'Eye for an eye' shows neither strength or courage

...militarily weaker and oppressed people. What about Israel, he essentially asked. Indeed, Israel isn't on the moral high ground when its idea of justice goes well beyond an eye for an eye. According to the Jewish Virtual Library, five times more...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-16/my-turn-eye-eye-shows-neither-strengt
Opinion

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