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With protest in Oregon over, Shell prepares for Arctic drilling

...Arctic drilling operation, the oil giant used other vessels in its flotilla to begin excavating off the coast of Alaska in hopes of confirming the presence of billions of barrels of crude below the ocean floor.Royal Dutch Shell PLC now only needs the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-02/protest-oregon-over-shell-prepares-arct
State
Mildred Post Boesser

...great deliverance is a greater thing Than purest imagination can fore grasp; A thing beyond all conscious hungering, Beyond all hope that makes the poet sing. It takes the clinging world, undoes its clasp, Floats it afar upon a mighty sea, And leaves it...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175238621
Rescuers hope for 'best-case scenario' for boys lost at sea

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Mustering hope for a "best-case scenario" in the face of countless unknowns...Coast Guard doesn't mobilize to retrieve bodies, so if their hope is totally lost, a search is suspended. "At the end of the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-31/rescuers-hope-best-case-scenario-boys
Not For Web
UAS announces selects new interim provost

...Schulte will begin her new assignment Aug. 9. She is expected to remain in the role through the 2015-2016 academic year with a hope that a new provost will be on board in early summer 2016. Schulte will remain Ketchikan campus director but she will move to...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-02
Neighbors
Wing part could help solve MH370 mystery

...of the debris on a rocky beach stirred hopes and emotion among families of the missing...scouring the waters around the island in hopes of spotting more debris, and U.S. investigators...on the plane.Over the past 16 months, hopes have repeatedly been raised and then dashed...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-31/wing-part-could-help-solve-mh370-myst
Not For Web
On the Trails: Fishy fins of many uses

...enormous pectoral fins, decorated with bright blue marks; when the fish is threatened, it fans out these remarkable fins in hopes of deterring an attack. Several members of this group, including the grunt sculpin, have pectoral fins without webbing on...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/trails-fishy-fins-many-uses
Outdoors
What's out there for the kids?

...being held in early June. This year, Discovery Southeast started a recreation based program for middle schoolers.Eisele hopes that program serves as a bridge from the curiosity and comfort kids develop in elementary school to the lifelong skills they'll...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/whats-out-there-kids
Outdoors
Doctor gets prison for Medicaid fraud

...my daughter away from suicide multiple times."At his sentencing, Ghosh admitted to making mistakes."I just wanted to be a doctor, and not deal with the business," he said, adding that he hopes to gain back the community's trust.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/doctor-gets-prison-medicaid-fraud
State
Congress on vacation, putting off messy decisions

...September, it remains to be seen whether they go down the same road with Planned Parenthood, or find an off-ramp."I do hope that Republicans will do more than just rest and relax during their 39-day vacation," said White House Press Secretary Josh...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-31/congress-vacation-putting-messy-decis
Not For Web
A taste of sustainability

...Columbia, Canada, shared her story of loss from the Mount Polley disaster with those in attendance, but she also highlighted hope found in efforts like the one on display by chefs and local members this week."I think it's amazing that these chefs have...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-31
Local

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