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World Sports Briefs

...infrastructure but not to build stadiums.The group No Boston Olympics also showed up outside the closed-door meeting to voice its opposition to bringing the games to New England.Man seeks Ronaldo to sue him over underwear line PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A Rhode Island...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-17/world-sports-briefs
Sports
Sealaska land bill passes through Congress

...R-Alaska, introduced versions of the Sealaska land bill to fulfill the ANCSA entitlement in 2008. Since then, it has met opposition from Republicans in Congress who wanted to keep the national forests public, as well as conservation groups that want to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/sealaska-land-bill-passes-through-congr
Local
Little impact on Ambler road caribou

...resources used by subsistence food-gatherers. Some tribal governments along the proposed route have passed resolutions in opposition, and the Northern Alaska Environmental Center in Fairbanks has been an active opponent. The project is particularly unpopular...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/little-impact-ambler-road-caribou
State
My Turn: Curriculum whitewashes boarding school abuse

...Wonders. I wish to register my adamant opposition to the objectionable Reading Wonders books and support of opposition previously expressed to the school...Sisterhood and myriad others. Native opposition cannot and should not be discounted...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-02/my-turn-curriculum-whitewashes-boardi
Opinion
Concerns raised about marijuana law

...a recent meeting sponsored by the Alaska Municipal League.North Slope Borough Assemblyman Forrest Olemaun told KUAC that opposition by him and other Native leaders stems from the damage substance abuse has inflicted on indigenous people over the years...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-03/concerns-raised-about-marijuana-law
State
Sealaska nears final land claim

...legislation in 2008 after Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, introduced his House version. Since then, it's been steadily met with opposition, stops and starts.The secret to making headway with the Sealaska bill was to wrap it up in a public lands bill package...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/sealaska-nears-final-land-claim
Local
City plans trade for 'Field of Fireweed'

...conservationists responded to Bicknell's request for rezoning with outrage, writing over 150 letters to the Planning Commission in opposition to industrializing the area. Some consider the parcel to be an extension of the wetlands and others simply value the aesthetic...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-04/city-plans-trade-field-fireweed
Local
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...politics aside for the betterment of the state. The campaign picked up momentum when, faced with the potential of splitting the opposition vote with the Democratic candidate Byron Mallott, Walker and Mallott - who often found themselves at debates or forums without...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-30/walkers-opening-choices-are-hard-ones
State
Bringing Native history to the fore

...we realized that the ANB was, without a lot of fanfare, staking their claims and were making it clear they would be vocal opposition to any statehood bill if their claims were jeopardized in any way."Ruddy, an attorney who also provded legal expertise...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-04/bringing-native-history-fore
Art
Letter: DOT public hearing circus shows need for new administration

...people in Juneau came out 4-1 against the dead-end road, and in Skagway and Haines it was more like 10-1.Local opposition hasn't deterred Gov. Sean Parnell's administration, nor has the outrageous price tag. What has been even more frustrating...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-07/letter-dot-public-hearing-circus-shows-
Letters

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