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Trash pickup prices to rise

...Garbage collection will soon have a higher price tag for Arrow Refuse customers in Juneau.Arrow Refuse, a subsidiary of Alaska Pacific Environmental Services, will increase its total monthly fees by as much as $9.16 starting next fall. Pending approval...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-24/trash-pickup-prices-rise
Local
Kodiak senior will swim for Hawaii

...picked Hawaii over Boise State University, University of the Pacific and Fresno State University. Jori, a sophomore swimmer at...Western Athletic Conference, now competes in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. The Rainbow Wahine finished fourth in last...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-24/kodiak-senior-will-swim-hawaii
Sports
DOD spending down, Corps finds other work

...result of changing weather patterns.When the Air Force announced Eielson Air Force Base as it preferred location for two Pacific squadrons of F-35 fighters in August, Sen. Mark Begich said upwards of $170 million of construction could be expected...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-24/dod-spending-down-corps-finds-other-wor
State
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...40s, after attending college at Alaska Pacific University, where she studied anthropology...her future husband, Richard, at Alaska Pacific University. The couple married in 1973...giving the graduation speech at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage; participating...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-20/sharing-her-point-view
Art
Photo: Eaglecrest Learning Center

Alex Matheson, of Juneau construction company North Pacific Erectors, trims siding for the new Eaglecrest Learning Center on Wednesday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-17/photo-eaglecrest-learning-center
Local
My Turn: Real oil spill solution long overdue

When the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council meets Nov. 19 at Alaska Pacific Univesity, it has some important unfinished business. After 25 years, government studies have confirmed that many of the fish...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-14/my-turn-real-oil-spill-solution-long-
Opinion
Study finds virus likely cause of sea star wasting

...Scientists have isolated a virus they are pretty sure is causing the mysterious disease that has killed millions of sea stars on the Pacific Coast from Southern California to Alaska by causing them to lose their limbs and eventually disintegrate into slime and piles...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-17/study-finds-virus-likely-cause-sea-s
Outdoors
Study finds virus likely cause of sea star wasting

...Scientists have isolated a virus they are pretty sure is causing the mysterious disease that has killed millions of sea stars on the Pacific Coast from Southern California to Alaska by causing them to lose their limbs and eventually disintegrate into slime and piles...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/study-finds-virus-likely-cause-sea-star
State
Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...dozens" of meetings with representatives from the Alaska and U.S. governments since 2008.The Unuk River empties into the Pacific between Wrangell and Ketchikan.Many Southeast Native organizations, commercial fishermen, tourism groups and environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/alaska-bc-say-they-cooperate-quietly-tr
State | Local
Empire Editorial: Keep pressure on transboundary mines

...Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell Mine, for example, is planned for the headwaters of the Unuk River, which flows across the border and empties into the Pacific Ocean between Wrangell and Ketchikan. Each summer, the Unuk and other transboundary rivers host countless salmon and their...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-14/empire-editorial-keep-pressure-transb
Opinion

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