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Leaders rally against Army force reductions

...university and regional medical facilities to provide treatment in addition to that given on base, and to the general quality of life," Popp said.The visiting delegation will also be interested on how strong the local veterans community is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/leaders-rally-against-army-force-reduct
State
Egan wants to save daylight in Southeast

...Egan's office to speak out against the bill, he said. Ending daylight saving in Southeast would negatively impact quality of life in the region and its vital industries of tourism and commercial fishing, he said.Small floatplanes can only fly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/egan-wants-save-daylight-southeast
State | AK legislature
Juneau's youth center continues to fight hunger

...board could not fill his place after he was gone.Since that time, foundations and donations have helped to build quality of life for the 14 percent of Juneau's youths who call Zach Gordon their "home away from home." Last year, the downtown...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-01/juneaus-youth-center-continues-fight-hu
Local
My Turn: The case for big projects

...the stifling of economic growth and eventually result in new taxes, fewer services and an overall decline in our quality of life. "Growth," no matter how much some people hate it - but at the same time benefit from it - paved the way for Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-23/my-turn-case-big-projects
Opinion
Student chefs whisk away to culinary competition

...preparation, and now passes the torch to Juneau teens."I can see the skills I teach, and how it will improve their quality of life," he said Wednesday, as he ran between teaching a basic cooking class and coaching his ProStart team.The competition...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-30/student-chefs-whisk-away-culinary-compe
Local
My Turn: Higher education diversifies state economy

...in terms of our economy and our quality of life. When making tough choices in...diversification, and for the quality of life of our people. ACPE is aggressively...critical to our economy and our quality of life. Let's keep our focus on expanding...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-15/my-turn-higher-education-diversifies-
Opinion
Filing for PFD starts today

...and make purchases he and his family couldn't otherwise afford, but he also sees the value in contributing to the quality of life in Juneau by "pass(ing) along a portion" of his dividend each year."Long after my PFD dollars are spent I...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-01/filing-pfd-starts-today
Local
Seniors prepare for tax exemption cuts

...exemptions are part of a bigger problem," Watt said. "It could mean future cuts in services affecting the quality of life."Quality of life for seniors is a primary concern for the growing population. In a recent Commission on Aging study, 9 out...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/seniors-prepare-tax-exemption-cuts
Local
Federal government to bring indoor plumbing to remote village

...plumbing in homes poses a far greater risk for skin and respiratory infections than homes with plumbing, he said."Just the public health aspect of having running water dramatically improves the quality of life for people," Beveridge said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/federal-government-bring-indoor-plumbin
State
Public hearing on 'The Road' today

...project is "best for the environment in the long run," "improves the economies of the communities," "enhances the quality of life for Alaskans" and "is just and fair for all Lynn Canal residents and all Alaskans."The Juneau Chamber of Commerce...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-13/public-hearing-road-today
Local

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