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Urban Decay Part III: Downtown Juneau's progress

...Apartments building was "Juneau's answer to early tourism and the state capital" when it opened about a century ago, he said. Miners traveled back and forth from Douglas until late in the night for the opening gala, he said.Builders added another story to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-30/urban-decay-part-iii-downtown-juneaus-p
Local
Denali planning for temporary ban on pet goats

...expecting there to be this huge influx all of a sudden of people wanting to walk their goats," he told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. "But, sort of, do people realize this is a highly, highly, highly risky proposition for our Dall sheep?"In a letter...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/denali-planning-temporary-ban-pet-goats
State
Yukon River king salmon returns see improvement

...goal of getting a sufficient number of Yukon River king salmon to their Canadian spawning grounds.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that the number of king salmon counted as of this week by a sonar located near the village of Eagle near the Canadian...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-28/yukon-river-king-salmon-returns-see-imp
State
Alaska woman indicted in prostitution ring

...sex trafficking and four counts of third-degree sex trafficking. She was indicted on Wednesday.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Batts allegedly supervised an online system that marketed women for sex acts throughout Alaska.Authorities say Butts...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-28/alaska-woman-indicted-prostitution-ring
State
Alaska Editorial: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Friday's decision by the Alaska Supreme Court that tribal courts have jurisdiction in child custody cases when one of the parents...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-22/alaska-editorial-supreme-court-decisi
Opinion
Fairbanks pollution initiative to appear on ballot

...initiatives that have barred the borough from imposing regulations on home heating devices since 2010, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Fairbanks and North Pole have struggled to meet federal standards for fine particulate that can be emitted by wood...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-25/fairbanks-pollution-initiative-appear-b
State
Measure would close bars at 2 a.m. in Denali Borough

...and a borough assembly member will introduce an ordinance ordering an earlier closing time, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Schieber's mother, Gitte Stryhn, was hit and killed by a vehicle last month in Healy as she was headed to her...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/measure-would-close-bars-2-am-denali-bo
State
Alaska Ornamental Iron thrives on metal artistry

...railings in Fairbanks recently come from the same place: Alaska Ornamental Iron's workshop off Chena Pump Road.Bears, moose, miners and mountain climber silhouettes fill a computer file in the workshop of business owner Warren Flynn. The scenes built from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/alaska-ornamental-iron-thrives-metal-ar
State
White Pass train halts runs after derailment

...the views they were promised on an Alaska vacation: mountains, glaciers, waterfalls and even glimpses of the trails used by miners hoping to make it rich in the 1898 gold rush.Donahue said four large cruise ships were in town Wednesday, swelling Skagway's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/white-pass-train-halts-runs-after-derai
State
Friendly competition continues at annual Gold Rush Days

For the past four years, Kensington miners Eddie Petrie and Jesse Stringer have contended...weekend is that it brings together the miners from both Kensington and Greens Creek...Although the event is billed as a "miners and loggers competition," anyone can...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-18/friendly-competition-continues-annual-g
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