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Walter Francis Baldwin

...southeast Alaska to provide for elders and relatives. He told stories of how he spent summers seal hunting and living off the land in and around Kodiak and other places along the south shores of the Alaska Peninsula. Walter fished southeast Alaska Yakutat...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173915197
Photo: Meet Bryce

...seal pup, is shown feeding at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward. Bryce was the last pup rescued in 2014 after being found at Land's End in Homer. Veterinary staff believe head trauma is to blame for Bryce's vision loss, which has deemed him non-releasable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/photo-meet-bryce
State
Obama to seek wilderness designation for ANWR

...officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government...protection available to public lands. More than 7 million...Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act. "Simply put, this wholesale land grab, this widespread...Destruction on Indigenous Lands, worries that oil and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-26/obama-seek-wilderness-designation-anwr
State | AK legislature
City grants may increase housing options

...Rental Unit Accessory Grant Program approved by the Assembly Lands and Resources Committee at its regular meeting Monday would...affordable homes to Juneau at a total cost of $75,000. The Lands and Resources Committee passed the motion to the full Assembly...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-27/city-grants-may-increase-housing-option
Local
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...be the first oil produced from federal lands in the nation's largest undeveloped reserve...Army Corps of Engineers.The Bureau of Land Management, which oversees the reserve...Kuukpik Corp. in Nuiqsut, which owns land that could be developed for the project...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/tribe-criticizes-walker-support-reserve
State
Today in sports history for Monday, Jan. 26

...the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The 4-foot-11 14-year-old falls on her opening jump, a double axel, but lands six triple jumps, three in combination, in her program.2009 - Alex Ovechkin seals the Eastern Conference's 12-11 victory...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-26/today-sports-history
Sports
Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...conventional oil remaining on land in the United States. Anyone...wilderness, the most restrictive land-use label the federal government...leases and drilling on state land, and that makes us nervous...the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act declared that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-26/empire-editorial-obama-declares-war-a
Opinion
Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

...Public Works Director Rorie Watt, over flat land covered in wood chips. Bacteria breed...require 2.8 acres of flat industrial land. Composting could be moved to an existing...flatten."We just aren't going to favor land-intensive solutions," Watt said.Committee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-27/juneau-faces-20-million-bill-sewage-sol
Local
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...all-Republican congressional delegation has been harshly critical of the administration's policies to limit development of oil-rich land in the state. News of the off-shore drilling policy comes a day after President Barack Obama's recommendation to declare...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/drilling-plan-may-restrict-sensitive-ar
State
In search of snow, ski team flies south

...Instead it resulted in more ingenious slope time, harder dry land training and, as of today, a first-ever trip to Utah in search...Alaska outdoor reality adventure show."Can we do some dry land training now?" Griggs, the appointed spokesperson for the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-27/search-snow-ski-team-flies-south
Sports

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