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Sitka Summer Music Festival purchases Stevenson Hall

...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
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 and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-29/empire-editorial-bars-our-wake
Opinion
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 on the...

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

...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 Gualtieri...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-13/climber-1st-solo-summit-mount-mckinley
Sports
Comment deadline nears on NPS proposed regulations

...comment period for the National Park Service's proposed regulations regarding...to a release from the National Park Service this week. According to the release...are available from the National Park Service's web site, http://nps...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-28/comment-deadline-nears-nps-proposed-
Outdoors
Letter: Ambler road study one piece of the puzzle

As the National Park Service's Kyle Joly pointed out in a story on the proposed Ambler road...S Geological Survey, The Wilderness Society and the National Park Service, and focused solely on the potential effects of the road corridor...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-12-18/letter-ambler-road-study-one-piece-pu
Letters
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 scenarios...range, said study co-author Kyle Joly of the National Park Service. "That's why we're thinking it's not going to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/little-impact-ambler-road-caribou
State
Science, not politics needed at the Dep't of Fish and Game

...animal ecology and botany which has made him a valuable resource used by the U.N. in China and Canada, the U.S. Park Service, the Alaska State Troopers, the Greater Anchorage Borough, and the State of Alaska. His extensive research and experience...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-01-01/science-not-politics-needed-dept-fish
Letters
Mat-Su man dies after being thrown from packraft

...accident in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.National Park Service officials in a release identified the victim as Rob...Kehrer's hometown wasn't immediately known, but the park service said he was from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-12/mat-su-man-dies-after-being-thrown-pack
State
Whale of a tale gains national attention

...named Snow.The 2014 National Park Service Freeman Tilden Award for Excellence...of Glacier Bay," said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis in...interpretation and education by National Park Service employees. Nominees are judged...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-05/whale-tale-gains-national-attention
Outdoors

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