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Reviving city as the 'People's Capital'

...was notably smaller than the rest, with only one community member attending to comment on new small business ventures. Town hall...The (housing) problem is all in our heads," one group member said, adding that if the state were to make more land available...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/reviving-city-peoples-capital
Local
A season of responsibility

...Hofstra University doesn't comment due to student privacy laws."No victim, no crime," a Crimson Bears football board member told me back in August.And no bad press ... but behind closed doors?"Everyone wants to be part of something," the Ms...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-31/season-responsibility
Sports
Friends of City Museum meeting to feature fish trap history

...outlawed in public waters.Mike Blackwell, a Friends board member, states: "Jim is a superb writer and speaker, excelling...note card set of four images from The Hat Series. Each 2015 member at the $150/Patron level will receive the note card set and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-30/friends-city-museum-meeting-feature-fish-
Art
DNR chief wants property rights protected in park

...testimony from 32 people."We heard from a whole lot of really upset property owners," said the chairwoman, former assembly member Debbie Ossiander. Some were not aware their property was affected until they saw the plan's maps.The advisory board recommended...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/dnr-chief-wants-property-rights-protect
State
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...payments owed to tribal health clinics. After decades of underpayments, a $489 million settlement was agreed upon. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Begich has helped funnel $440 million in federal highway dollars to Alaska. Murkowski...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-29/empire-editorial-begich-did-more-enou
Opinion
My Turn: Why not?

...and raised in Juneau and graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1970. He is active in community affairs as a 30-plus year member of Juneau Downtown Rotary Club and has been involved in various local and statewide organizations.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-30/why-not
Opinion
My Turn: First hand experience with Parnell

...the troops." It is quite another to truly feel that support as the service member. Yes, employers are required by law to hold the position of the deployed service member, but that does not necessarily translate to "we support the troops." Would...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-28/my-turn-first-hand-experience-parnell
Opinion
Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair

...McGuan, the only non-incumbent in attendance, plans to immediately go to work building relationships with each and every member of the House. If elected, House members should expect a dinner invitation - talking politics won't be taboo at his dinner...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-28/forum-mostly-one-sided-affair
Local
World Affairs Council brings Mexico to the North

...The war pitted two men against each other: the liberal Mexican president Benito Juarez and Prince Maximilian I of Austria (a member of the House of Hapsburg, which ruled Latin American for 300 years), who was installed to rule Mexico by the Emperor of France...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-27/world-affairs-council-brings-mexico-nor
Local
Filipina honored for effort 'from the heart'

...Dennis Egan (D-Juneau) received a flower pin along with seniors in the ceremony, and City and Borough of Juneau Assembly member Maria Gladziszewski boogied with the local dance troupe during their energetic performance.Filipina elder Ludy Maturan addressed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-27/filipina-honored-effort-heart
Local

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