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Tongass Advisory Committee second meeting scheduled

...types of elements and components to be included in recommendations, and to craft an initial set of key questions and draft process framework for future deliberations.The committee is being asked to make recommendations on forest management on the Tongass...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/tongass-advisory-committee-second-me
Outdoors
JSD boots hazers from football

...received penalties, was enrolled at TMHS but had transferred to Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School and is in the process of transferring to an Anchorage school, according to a parent familiar with the names released.The sixth and seventh students...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/jsd-boots-hazers-football
Local | Sports
Washington state lauded for cautious approach to pot sales

...Washington, state regulators contended with a flood of license applications that required background checks and brought the process to a crawl. They also held things up by designing more controls to keep criminals out and focusing on ways to measure results...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-28/washington-state-lauded-cautious-approa
State
U.S. Senate Youth Program is Accepting Applications

...States Senate Youth Program has begun its statewide selection process. Two Alaska students will join 102 other delegates March 7-14...The 2015 program brochure with detailed rules, selection process and the annual yearbook may be accessed on the USSYP website...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/us-senate-youth-program-accepting-a
Neighbors
My Turn: Where's the Governor?

...That's leadership. Ultimately, the SGDA agreement was not approved. Now, eight years later, we have Gov. Parnell's process to entice the same companies into yet another gas line study through incentives provided in SB 21 as well as the gas line bill...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-24/my-turn-wheres-governor
Opinion
Canadian company eyes new mine in Alaska

...a few days, MacGillivray said.However, Ucore has yet to complete much of the state and federal environmental permitting process. Along with environmental considerations, there's another question left to answer: Will the mine make money?Ucore is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/canadian-company-eyes-new-mine-alaska
State
Task force assembles for ice rink

...said their dog had been provoked by the other dog, according to a draft decision on the appeal. They also argued their "due process was violated by the long delay in scheduling the hearing." They later dropped the second claim.The Assembly unanimously...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/task-force-assembles-ice-rink
Local
Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...a 10-year supply of timber. It will provide stability and sustain jobs while giving sawmills an opportunity to retool to process young-growth timber and seek new markets." ? Anna Bisaro is a freelance journalist for the Juneau Empire, currently...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/group-meeting-aid-tongass-transition
State
Recovery: A lesson in perseverance

...of her children."Next thing you know, I was high and wasted and had no idea how I'd gotten there. Obviously it was a process, but it happened so fast," Nelson said. "I went to the darkest places I could ever even imagine at that time."Having...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/recovery-lesson-perseverance
Local
Summer Hikes: Part II

...started to fall. The wet weather was back and we had taken full advantage of the rare nice day.Time to start the easy recovery process before the next adventure. (And there were many more this summer, despite the rain!)

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-26/summer-hikes-part-ii

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