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Companies file export application for gas project

...supporters point to a finding by President Ronald Reagan to this effect in 1988, and they say it was not limited in scope to a particular project or time period.In a news release issued Monday, the companies said they expect the current phase of work to be...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-22/companies-file-export-application-gas-p
State
Fundraiser makes grocery store trip easier

...way toward earning the Girl Scout Silver Award.The Silver Award is the highest honor that a Girl Scout can earn for their particular age. To receive the medal they need to put in 50 hours of community service and complete a project that benefits the community...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/fundraiser-makes-grocery-store-trip-eas
State
Alaska Editorial: 'Alaska Agreement' good theory, flawed practice

...glance, the agreement's principle is well intentioned: Why not cut out negative ads made with outside money?But the particulars of the race make it clear that this agreement is a political gambit rather than a true effort at campaign finance reform...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-17/alaska-editorial-alaska-agreement-goo
Opinion
Juneau Juniors win district title 15-1 over Sitka

...at Melvin Park Field. The win earns them the right to host the state tournament next week."I think what was key in this particular game was we didn't have a lot of energy starting out," Juneau manager Scott Balovich said. "It wasn't really until...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-16/juneau-juniors-win-district-title-15-1
Sports
New Ketchikan float sees steady use

...aren't paying moorage at a city-owned harbor to use the drive-down float. The float charge is a day's moorage for the particular size of vessel involved, according to Corporon.In addition to commercial fishing vessels, the new drive-down float is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-14/new-ketchikan-float-sees-steady-use
State
Exploring history

...reflected in the explorer's careful documentation of areas including South America, Hawaii, Alaska and Australia.Of particular interest to Southeast Alaskans is the explorer's visit to Lituya Bay in 1786, where the notoriously difficult tidal currents...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/exploring-history
Art
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: 'Mount Trashmore' - it's complicated

...components, even when day-to-day service is outsourced to a private contractor, allows the municipality to control the particulars of trash collection and disposal through the terms of contracts.Whether it's mandating recycling, increasing collection...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-30/empire-readers-council-editorial-moun
Opinion
Living & Growing: One Lutheran, One Jew, One Hour

...have found it lively, thought-provoking and engaging. There is joy in articulating what connects us and what makes us particular and unique. There is curiosity and learning in highlighting important thinkers, theologians and authors that have mattered...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-06/living-growing-one-lutheran-one-jew
Neighbors
Perseverance Theatre's ASTI program begins July 12

...backdrop of Hoshino's images of Southeast Alaska, the play is about the two men's connection to each other and to this particular landscape. The Summerfest production brings back original actors Takahiro Yamamoto as Hoshino, and Ryan Conarro as Schooler...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/perseverance-theatres-asti-program-begins
Art
Empire Editorial: Weeding out the invasives

...home nearby. Respect private land, of course, and make sure to do your homework - it's important to understand how a particular plant reproduces so you know just how to prevent it from spreading. The nasty and purvasive Bohemian Knotweed, for instance...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-02/empire-editorial-weeding-out-invasive
Opinion

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