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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
Today in history

...days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Oct. 9, 1888, the public was first admitted to the Washington Monument.On this date:In 1514, Mary Tudor, the 18-year-old sister of Henry VIII, became Queen consort of France upon her...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-10
Local
My PFD Came One Day Early On Blackerby Ridge

...delights the unusually brilliant weather had to offer. The sky was so clear I could Mt. Fairweather in Glacier Bay National Monument, rising over 15,000 feet high and about 100 miles distant. The peaks of the Juneau Icefield looked close enough to touch...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-10-07/how-i-got-my-pfd-one-
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
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
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
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
Forest Service plans to close 10 low-use cabins

...citing budget constraints.The agency also plans to convert the Distin Lake Cabin, located in Admiralty Island National Monument, to a three-sided shelter and to continue renting Checats Lake Cabin, provided it remains in serviceable condition and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-12/forest-service-plans-close-10-low-use-c
State
Today in History

...superstar Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana.In 1964, Roy Orbison's single "Oh, Pretty Woman" was released on the Monument label.In 1972, swimmer Mark Spitz of the United States won the third of his seven gold medals at the Munich Olympics, finishing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-29
State

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