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Artists Selected for Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency

The National Park Service, together with the Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada, Alaska Geographic and the Skagway Arts Council, has announced the artists...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25-4
Art
Artists selected for the Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency

The National Park Service, together with the Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada, Alaska Geographic and the Skagway Arts Council is pleased to announce the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-13/artists-selected-chilkoot-trail-arti
Outdoors
Visitors scarce at some national parks in Alaska during 2014

...visitors in 2014, but the least-visited five parks in Alaska saw fewer than 2,000 guests, new figures show.The National Park Service figures show there were no visitors to three national parks in remote northwest Alaska - Cape Krusenstern National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/visitors-scarce-some-national-parks-ala
State
Visitors scarce at some national parks in Alaska in 2014

...visitors in 2014, but the least-visited five parks in Alaska saw fewer than 2,000 guests, new figures show.The National Park Service figures show there were no visitors to three national parks in remote northwest Alaska - Cape Krusenstern National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/visitors-scarce-some-national-parks-ala
State
Empire Editorial: Bars in our wake

...Columbia. The state could charge a single fee for the concession, or even take a share of each drink sold.The National Park Service and the federal government in general make millions of dollars each year from concessions in Denali National Park...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-29/empire-editorial-bars-our-wake
Opinion
Budget increase proposed for National Park Service centennial year

...the 100th birthday of the National Park Service in 2016, according to a news...year's budget."In 2016, the National Park Service will celebrate its Centennial...favorite park story," said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-06/budget-increase-proposed-national-pa
Outdoors
Sitka Summer Music Festival purchases Stevenson Hall

...the floors and short-term patches to the roof. The festival also received federal funds of $25,000 from the National Park Service, with the assistance of the State of Alaska's Office of History and Archeology, Department of Natural Resources...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/sitka-summer-music-festival-purchases-ste
Art
My Turn: Tourism suffers under Forest Service management

...managed more like national parks. This is not a bad thing, Sen. Murkowski. According to a recent report, the National Park Service returns $10 in direct visitor spending for every dollar invested. In contrast, the public gets mere pennies...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-21/tourism-suffers-under-forest-service-
Opinion
Climber 1st to solo summit Mount McKinley in January

...000 feet below, she said.The mountain is in Denali National Park. Climbers are required to register with the National Park Service, which lets park officials keep an accurate list of summit attempts and successes, said park spokeswoman Maureen...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-13/climber-1st-solo-summit-mount-mckinley
Sports
Little impact on Ambler road caribou

...Society, the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Park Service has found.Projected habitat loss from three road...range, said study co-author Kyle Joly of the National Park Service. "That's why we're thinking it's not going...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/little-impact-ambler-road-caribou
State

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