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Alaska Science Forum: Tidal stresses and giant earthquakes

...Yen Joe Tan, of Columbia University, is combing through a database of offshore Alaska earthquakes to see if there is any link between the number of small earthquakes triggered by tides and great earthquakes that send tsunamis racing thousands of miles...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/alaska-science-forum-tidal-stresses-
Outdoors
Big pricetag for Kake's energy intertie

...residents and businesses with electricity from a local diesel-fired power plant and has been seeking alternatives including a link with Petersburg.The intertie project has become significantly more expensive in the last decade, Mitchell said."At the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-11/big-pricetag-kakes-energy-intertie
Local
My Turn: Protection for wolves indirect, speculative

...Project, would this solve the issue of wolf mortality on Prince of Wales Island?' -- and the answer was no."To try to link timber harvest with reduction in deer population and thus a decline in the wolf population is nothing more than a fabricated...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-16/my-turn-protection-wolves-indirect-sp
Opinion
Photos: Watch out for black ice

...Saturday morning and sliding off Egan Drive near the Channel Drive intersection, through a light post and coming to rest on the chain-link fence buffering the Salmon Creek Trail Road pathway. There were no serious injuries in the crash.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-28/photos-watch-out-black-ice
Local
Gov. Walker crowdsources budget cuts

...inefficiencies and unneccessary expenses that most Alaskans outside of your office don't see; perhaps we can consolidate services."A link in the email takes employees to a SurveyMonkey.com survey that asks them to place governmental branches and departments into...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-06/gov-walker-crowdsources-budget-cuts
Local
Fireside Lectures return

...information and the full schedule, go to the U.S. Forest Service-Tongass National Forest's Facebook page. Here's a link to the schedule: https://www.facebook.com/TongassNF/photos/pb.509767092488687.-2207520000.1420075585...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-02/fireside-lectures-return
Outdoors
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...the Japanese loss at the Battle of Midway, the capture of the two Aleutian Islands was almost pointless.Instead of forming a link in a new forward-defense perimeter, the islands were an isolated outpost of no strategic value and extremely difficult to...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/forgotton-battle-alaska-part-2
Neighbors
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...initial aims with surprising speed and little loss, Yamamoto and Japanese military leaders decided to attack Burma, hoping to link up with Indian nationalists who were revolting against British rule. They also planned supported attacks on New Guinea and the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/forgotten-battle-alaska
Neighbors
State raises ferry rates starting Jan. 1

...have contended that the rates they pay are unfair because they are charged more per mile on common routes, such as the ferry link between Skagway and Haines.The Skagway borough's ad-hoc Marine Highway Committee has been vocal in its support for a rate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-19/state-raises-ferry-rates-starting-jan-1
State | Local
Empire Editorial: Road Without End

...most current setback. Even if Walker declines to revive it and legislators decline to fund it, the idea of a permanent road link is simply too attractive to the commercially and industrially minded among us.The next spike in oil prices will inevitably...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-19/empire-editorial-road-without-end
Opinion

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