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Stage is set for final battles

...earned respect from the British. There are few monuments to the war of 1812, the burning of Washington...Orleans; but nothing at the level of the 9/11 monument or the Dec. 7, 1941 monument (USS Arizona) in Hawaii. The war and the attacks...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-03/stage-set-final-battles
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Mount Polley breach a thunderous warning

...Rivers Without Borders puts it, "at the headwaters of a tributary of the Unuk River, just upstream from Misty Fiords National Monument in Alaska," a proposed massive open-pit and underground mine known as KSM - Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell - threatens to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-12/empire-editorial-mount-polley-breach-
Opinion
Don Young wary of national monuments

...administration wants to designate national monuments to halt development. Young said in...region could be declared a national monument to stop the proposed Pebble Mine. Another possible national monument designation is Teshekpuk Lake on the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022310/reg_566536962.shtml
Regional News
Letter to the editor: Pay attention to dangerous Canadian mines

...Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell (KSM) mine, at the headwaters of the Unuk River in British Columbia. The Unuk River flows into Misty Fjords National Monument just north of Ketchikan - an area where hundreds of commercial, sport and personal use fishermen rely on healthy waters...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-01/letter-editor-pay-attention-dangerous
Opinion
Navajo family fighting to stay on monument land

WUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ariz. - Before an expanse of grassland...northern Arizona was declared a national monument, it was home to hundreds of Navajos...Navajo families left Wupatki National Monument too, either voluntarily or under pressure...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-23/navajo-family-fighting-stay-monumen
Neighbors
Sitka and Angoon Shoreline II public meetings

...are inviting the public to attend meetings and submit comments on managing outfitters and guides on the Admiralty National Monument, Hoonah, Juneau and Sitka ranger districts. The Sitka meeting will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on July 8 at the Harrigan...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/sitka-and-angoon-shoreline-ii-public
Outdoors
Local attends White House summit

...trip to D.C., SueWing said it should be something every American does at least once."It's very empowering to see the monuments dedicated to thousands of people that died protecting our freedom or other people's freedom, or seeing Abraham Lincoln...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-03/local-attends-white-house-summit
State | Local
An island of stories

...and vents it out the top. GCHS is having the ball vent replica created by a company down south that works on well-known monuments like the Statue of Liberty. The vent will be placed on top of the lighthouse by using a pulley system or helicopter. Keeping...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-01/island-stories
Neighbors
Today in history

...1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure providing funds for a national monument honoring scientist George Washington Carver; the monument was built at Carver's birthplace near Diamond, Missouri.In 1958, the army of Iraq...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15
Local
Public comment period opens for KSM mine

...rivers, 19 miles from the Alaska border. The Unuk, which begins in Canada and flows into Alaska's Misty Fjords National Monument, supports all five species of salmon, as well as eulachon. The Nass is British Columbia's third largest salmon river...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-24/public-comment-period-opens-ksm-mine
Outdoors

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