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...the civic stasis that have brought us to this crossroads in climate disruption. The film enlarges the issue beyond climate impacts and makes a call for bold action strong enough to tip the balance to build a clean energy future.On Screen Theatre: "Two...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/arts-calendar
Art
Juneau asked, candidates answered

...Gladziszewski wants to consider "creative ways" to lessen the impact of exemptions. One option she listed was giving every senior...we need strong teachers ... and faculty has the highest impact. ... But we need the appropriate balance between keeping...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-18/juneau-asked-candidates-answered
Local
My Turn: The 'do nothing' style of Parnell's leadership

...immediately commissioned The Lewin Group to analyze the budget impact of expanding Medicaid to low-income Alaskans rather than focusing...problem with the high cost of health care and its subsequent impact on insurance rates. But like many Republicans across the nation...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/my-turn-do-nothing-style-parnells-lea
Opinion
State proposes its plan for 'The Road'

...part of the trip. Transportation department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the National Park Service raised concerns with the impact of potentially continuing the road to Skagway.The proposal, out for public comment, calls for widening a 2.9-mile section...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/state-proposes-its-plan-road
State
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...Mendenhall Glacier terns have had "a lot" of bad years within the last 15, a few bad years won't necessarily have a negative impact on the population as a whole; each year, only a portion of Arctic terns reproduce, Baluss said. They're also a very long-lived...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
More ferries for less ridership

...and isn't taking a stance, Wright said, although it will probably comment on the project's supplimental environmental impact statement.Hughes has been touring the region to hold public meetings on the transportation plan. His meeting in Juneau in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/more-ferries-less-ridership
State | Local
Engine sounds heard before plane crash

...right side of the plane."He did not see anything else until he was clear of the hangars at the east end of the airport," according to the investigators' record of his statement. "It was at this time he saw the post-impact smoke."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/engine-sounds-heard-plane-crash
State
Thunder Mountain swimmers host invitational meet

...Kiera leads our distance girls," Beattie said. "Newcomers Gabe Bowlen, Jerry Frederickson and Kadin Hallstrom have made an impact."In a recent dual meet at Augustus Brown Pool, the Kings boys took first and the girls second. "It was a nice way to start...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-19/thunder-mountain-swimmers-host-invitat
Sports
Questions raised about Bristol Bay mine initiative

...said the intent is for legislative involvement at the end of the permitting process, to allow for a review of the cumulative impacts of the fully defined project and an opportunity for further public comment. The intent is not to go back to the Legislature...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-17/questions-raised-about-bristol-bay-mine
State
My Turn: Obamacare latest assault on Alaskans

...average premiums for health care plans available on the federal exchange will increase by more than 30 percent. These spikes will impact plans that go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015. This is exactly what the Affordable Care Act - Obamacare - was supposed to prevent...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-16/my-turn-obamacare-latest-assault-alas
Opinion

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