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My Turn: Smoked Fish

...catch you up on whatever had gone on the night before, or that very afternoon. Sherill, who always seemed to know what the noise was that woke everyone up at 3:30 a.m. Sherill, who worked for the police department for nearly 30 years, and knows all...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/smoked-fish
Art
JPD braces for busiest two days of the year

...to make sure officers respond to such complaints, but that noise complaints fall low on their list of priorities. The first...property, then public order and nuisance-type calls, then noise complaints, he said."We don't ignore them, but they are...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-03/jpd-braces-busiest-two-days-year
Local
Pure Sole: I can toss an egg

...sourdoughs, immigrants and cheechakos who looked to forge lives here: Christmas and the Fourth of July.For those two days, the noise of mining operations quieted, the roaring stamp mills quelled and the chatter of moving earth was eased.While snow buffeted...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-03/i-can-toss-egg
Sports
Coast Guard encourages safety for Alaska boaters during Independence Day celebration

...influence of alcohol can be more hazardous on the water than on land. The marine environment - motion, vibration, engine noise, sun, wind and spray - accelerates impairment. These stressors cause fatigue that makes a boat operator's coordination...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/coast-guard-encourages-safety-alaska
Outdoors
Juneau needs an improved fireworks policy

...Fireworks are hazardous explosive devices; the noise is hazardous and so is the fallout. Users...of a firework is 145 dB. This level of noise is hazardous, and people should be given...medical problems aggravated by loud explosive noise, ranging from PTSD to various heart conditions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-29/juneau-needs-improved-fireworks-polic
Opinion
Nuchalawoyya celebrated in Tanana

...Cliff Wiehl's paper trimmer arced downward through strip after strip of dried salmon, filling the air with a rhythmic slicing noise. The measured swishing of the blade fused with a chorus of voices and the joyful screams of children sharing the lawn where...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-22/nuchalawoyya-celebrated-tanana
State
Police & Fire for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

...report is presumed innocent.Conditions violation? At 1:18 a.m. Tuesday, the Juneau Police Department responded to a noise complaint in the 3600 block of Amalga Street and arrested 34-year-old Rochelle Stevens for violating conditions of release...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-25/police-fire-wednesday-june-25-2014
Local
Brazil Beat

...ruled this week that there must be no "noise, particularly in the form of collective...supposed at least in theory to keep the noise down between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Because...allowed to apply for exemptions from the noise rules.PARTY BUSRECIFE, Brazil - World...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-29/brazil-beat
Sports
Unmanned aircraft prohibited in America's National Parks

...rich experience."Unmanned aircraft have already been prohibited at several national parks. These parks initiated bans after noise and nuisance complaints from park visitors, an incident in which park wildlife were harassed and park visitor safety concerns...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/unmanned-aircraft-prohibited-america
Outdoors
Years of research reveal more about iconic orcas

...with a recovery plan in 2008 after finding that orcas face three key threats - lack of prey, pollution and disturbance from noise and vessel traffic."We've made some significant progress in understanding each of the three primary factors of decline...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-26/years-research-reveal-more-about-iconic
State

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