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Pot biz block stopped

...center to the Assembly Monday. It will now be called the Juneau Ocean Center, if it comes to fruition.Janes said the name change was born of strategy; it includes the city's name now and will help with fundraising, he said. Along with Linda...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-27/pot-biz-block-stopped
Local
Jewell: Denali name change is final

...On Monday, Jewell said it doesn't matter."The name change is official. The mountain is Denali. I've already...said that while the Ohio delegation kept blocking the name change, there was something that could be done."It also...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-31/jewell-denali-name-change-final
Local
Gov't recognizes river's Native names

...being too politically correct."The U.S. Board of Geographic Names normally has a "conservative" approach to name changes to avoid confusion but supports proposed names with widespread local use, said senior staffer Jennifer Runyon."It...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-12/govt-recognizes-rivers-native-names
State
McKinley-named businesses mull switch

...bank accounts and everything that goes along with a name change."We've had this name for 50 years, so it's kind...who owns Mt. McKinley Fence Co., said the mountain name change isn't big news."We've been here since 1961; it...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-02/mckinley-named-businesses-mull-switch
State
Empire Editorial: Denali: A wrong made right

...Ketchikan to Kaktovik - celebrated to the news when U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell signed the name change from Mount McKinley to Denali.Meanwhile, politicians in Ohio are complaining like ski bums in a snowless winter...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-02/empire-editorial-denali-wrong-made-ri
Opinion
From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...governor and congressional delegation began to push for the name change at the federal level, said Jo Antonson, the state historian...said she's happy for the Alaskans who have sought the name change for 40 years. She said she's also glad that the 25th...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/mount-mckinley-mount-denali
State
Name change sought for area named for confederate officer

...R-Alaska.Murkowski urged a name change in a letter to Walker Tuesday...added some urgency to pursuing the name change, she said."If ever there was...Murkowski the state could initiate a name change with a letter to the bureau's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/name-change-sought-area-named-confedera
Local
Name change sought for area named for confederate officer

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker plans to pursue a name change for an Alaska census district named after confederate...Sen. Lisa Murkowski wrote to Walker Tuesday, urging a name change. She said she learned of local concerns with using the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-25/name-change-sought-area-named-confedera
State
National Park Service supports Mount McKinley name change

...director with the park service, Victor Knox, weighed in on Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski's bill that calls for the name change, reported The Alaska Dispatch News (http://bit.ly/1cNlri2 ) Wednesday."The National Park Service appreciates...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/national-park-service-supports-mount-mc
State
Woman searches for photos of Juneau's Vietnam dead

...all 58,300 of them," she said. So far, volunteers have found 40,000, she said."Putting a face with a name changes the whole dynamic of the wall," she said in an email. "It keeps our fallen heroes' memories alive."Photos and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-10/woman-searches-photos-juneaus-vietnam-d
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