Job creator or job killer? A look at Pacific trade deal

WASHINGTON - The sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal now being debated would...negotiated it.Supporters say the Trans Pacific Partnership would promote economic...protections for workers on both sides of the Pacific. Critics say it contains giveaways...
Nation and World
Rebekah Badilla makes Azusa Pacific University's honor roll

Juneau resident Rebekah Badilla made the Deans' List at Azusa Pacific University for having a 3.5 or better grade-point average the spring 2015 semester. Badilla is joined by 1,880 other students receving the same honor.
NOAA outlines whale protection rules for Navy testing

...Service has outlined rules to protect whales and other marine mammals during testing conducted by the U.S. Navy off the Pacific Northwest.The Navy operates the Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility north of Ketchikan, and it participates in...
State | Outdoors
Crowley Maritime gets OK to bring Canadian gas to Alaska

...Crowley Maritime Corp. announced that it has received two-year import and export licenses that allow it to bring LNG to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska from Canadian sources in British Columbia.Crowley spokeswoman Amelia Smith said by email that the company...
Wells Fargo names Juneau business relationship managers

...brings 10 years of title industry experience in Alaska to his role with their bank. Dahl has 34 years of experience working in the financial services industry in Juneau, including service as chief lending officer for Alaska Pacific Bank.
Algae threatens Dungeness season

...bloom of microscopic algae - which produced a natural toxin called domoic acid that is harmful to wildlife and fish - in the Pacific Ocean is threatening the crab industry during a time when many fishing outfits make their most money. It's also roiling...

...TARIFFSDetails are just now coming to light on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which includes a dozen countries and covers 40...least two years before the TPP is approved.FISH WATCHThe Pacific halibut fishery ended for the year on Saturday, Nov. 7...
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...part-Hawaiian, 27 percent Micronesian, Marshallese or other Pacific Islanders, and 26 percent white.Micronesians say they face...overthrew the queen and took over their land, the influx of other Pacific Islanders using services adds insult to injury."We should...
Nation and World
Veterans' bond strengthened by kidney donation in the computer industry. Middaugh did a third tour in Vietnam, retired as a major in 1979, got his college degree at Pacific Lutheran University and had a second career in civil service before retiring for good in 2007. Each married, and each raised...
Nation and World
David Boxley talks Native, Tsimshian art revival

...The epidemics of smallpox and Spanish flu decimated Alaska Native populations.Overall, smallpox killed 75 percent of the Pacific Northwest's indigenous peoples, he said. This affected art, too; many of the people who knew songs, dances, and art...


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