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On the topic of pot: Legalization and law

...fielded a number of calls from people who are just curious about what it means and what business opportunities might be on the horizon," Higgins said.So far, he said, it's difficult to offer any advice aside from: "It's unknown, but even if it was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-23/legalization-and-law
Local
Off the Beaten Path: 'Kayak Horizon'

...consider staging an intervention. I only wish someone had set me straight before I crossed the "kayak horizon"-similar to an event horizon, but wetter.Dawn came slowly, revealing different shades of slate gray. A few boats motored by...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/beaten-path-kayak-horizon
Outdoors
City merger tightens budget

...doesn't forsee any other staffing reductions due to the reorganization.Fischer said he hadn't seen a career change on his horizon but sees the staffing changes as essential to continued operations."I don't like to see a layoff, but there is always...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-14/city-merger-tightens-budget
Local
Avalanche survivor says mountain gave warning sign

...Hopper said. "I saw what looked like a wave breaking like whitewater. It just instantaneously appeared on the slope horizon."They had set off an avalanche about 600 feet above them. It carried Hopper 150 feet down the slope. When he stopped...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/avalanche-survivor-says-mountain-gave-w
State
Seahawks facing 3-game deficit in NFC West

...Schilling on injured reserve leaving Patrick Lewis as the lone healthy center. Carroll hinted that a roster move could be on the horizon to add another center - possibly former Seattle center Lemuel Jeanpierre, who is currently a free agent."He's been out...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-18/seahawks-facing-3-game-deficit-nfc-wes
Sports
Arts calendar

...existence due to diversification."The Great Invisible" - Saturday-Tuesday. Synopsis: A documentary on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion as seen through the eyes of oil executives, survivors and Gulf Coast residents who experienced it first-hand...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-13/arts-calendar
Art
Are low oil prices good for the environment?

...Canadian tar sands, because they are the most expensive.The offshore rig-owner Transocean, which owned the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded in 2010 and led to the worst U.S. oil spill, announced special charges of nearly $3 billion last week...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/are-low-oil-prices-good-environment
State
On literary pretentiousness

...pretentiousness can be helpful. It can push you to read books you would have otherwise overlooked. It can expand your literary horizon. It can annoy your friends and get you uninvited from Thanksgiving dinner.That hasn't happened to me yet, so far all...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2014-11-27/literary-pretentiousnes
Welcome to the bear show

...I went for a three-day sun-drenched kayak trip at Admiralty Island's Windfall Harbor. We squinted into the merciless horizon to see an orca with a hooked fin swimming slowly past us. Two brown bear cubs played in the water like they were auditioning...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-05/southeast-adventure
Outdoors
Region V swim championships on horizon

There is some disturbing news for Southeast Alaska high school swimming teams. "I just can't wait to race," Thunder Mountain High School senior Kenny Fox said. "We as a team are excited for this weekend. It has been what we have been waiting for.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-30/region-v-swim-championships-horizon
Sports

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