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William Sperling

...to live near SeaTac (Seattle airport) so that he could serve as a hub for arrivals and departures. "Just call me when you land and I'll be there." He was preceded in death by his brother Captain D.J. Sperling. Survivors include his older brother...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175290837
Finding inner peace through running

...Trail I am able to find deep contentedness well before the cut off to Mt. Juneau. From here on I am only moving through the land, feeling closer and closer to inner peace as I go. By the time I hit the lower Red Mill junction I am totally in a groove and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-31/finding-inner-peace-through-running
Sports
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...timber harvests on 58.5 million acres of National Forest System Land. In 2003, the Tongass was granted an exemption, which was...In Southeast Alaska, the Roadless Rule sets aside so much land from timber harvest and road construction in support of mineral...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-roadless-rule-overtur
State
Feds award almost $7 million to tribes for housing

...application process opened June 12, 2014.Alaska groups receiving grants:? Cook Inlet Tribal Council, $600,000 to buy land for a 23-unit senior rental housing project? Eklutna Native Village, $600,000 to build a health clinic? Gulkana Village...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/feds-award-almost-7-million-tribes-hous
State
Juneau Arts & Humanities Council announces 2015 Wearable Art theme

...Lagundino responded by sending her a quote from a play in which he was an understudy called "Secret Love In Peach Blossom Land" by Stan Lai:YUN: How still. Never has Shanghai been so still. We are the only two people in Shanghai tonight. The rain...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/juneau-arts-humanities-council-announces-
Art
Lands committee tackles big issue tonight

...significant implications for the future of Juneau's downtown, its lands committee will consider a project that will affect the future...youngest residents.At 5 p.m. in the Assembly chambers, the lands committee will meet to consider proposed changes to the rules...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-13/lands-committee-tackles-big-issue-tonig
Local
Federal judge rejects state stance on ANWR

...information on potential resources, arguing that Jewell's authority had not expired and the 1980 Alaska National Interest Lands and Conservation Act required her to allow ongoing resource assessments and approve any third party proposal to do it, such...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/federal-judge-rejects-state-stance-anwr
State
Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...crime including guns, gangs, and cartels, prevent interstate commerce, prevent drugged driving, prevent growing on state lands, and prevent possession or use on federal property.If there's no indication the depositors' businesses are involved in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/pot-legal-finances-remain-black-market
State
My Turn: Tongass programs growing in right direction

...in visitor spending in that region.Nearly 80 percent of the land in Southeast Alaska is within the Tongass National Forest...abundant fish and wildlife. Without access to Forest Service lands, staff to oversee and administer permits and funding to maintain...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-28/my-turn-tongass-programs-growing-righ
Opinion
Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case

...family disputes."I don't know if we'll ever get an answer to all the questions," said attorney Lewis White of Sugar Land, one of the committee members. "But our job is to get answers. There are going to be answers some people don't like...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/texas-prosecutor-names-committee-revi
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