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Ex-Nikiski teacher pleads not-guilty in rape case

With a courtroom audience that included representatives from the school district, board of education and family of the alleged victim, accused rapist and former teacher Jeremy Anderson...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-28/ex-nikiski-teacher-pleads-not-guilty-ra
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Nov. 24, 2014

...on them.Thumbs down to oil prices. It's an odd thing to be hoping for help from Iran. On Thanksgiving Day, representatives from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will meet in Vienna. On their agenda is a proposed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-24/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-n
Opinion
Independent Rep. Ortiz joins House Democratic Caucus

Newly-elected District 36 State Representative Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, has joined the Alaska House...Tuck said in a statement. "I believe the addition of Representatives Claman, Wool and Ortiz will bring new life and energy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/independent-rep-ortiz-joins-house-democ
State | Local
Duck stamp legislation passes with exemption

...to address the price of federal duck stamps, a permit required to hunt migratory waterfowl, passed the House of Representatives today with an amendment included by Alaskan Congressman Don Young to exempt Alaskan subsistence hunters from being...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/duck-stamp-legislation-passes-exempt
Outdoors
Pot backer who quit TV job on air fights subpoena

...Club, quit her TV job and vowed to work to legalize pot.Representatives for Greene argued before the commission Wednesday that...her business as a political entity.One of Greene's representatives, Ronda Marcy, said Greene had a right, as an individual...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/pot-backer-who-quit-tv-job-air-fights-s
State
My Turn: Embrace challenges, rewards of being an Arctic nation

...in Reykjavik, Iceland, it is clear that the Arctic conversation has gained momentum. Not only did the U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert Papp and I attend and speak, but so did the Chancellor of Germany and a senior Minister...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-19/my-turn-embrace-challenges-rewards-be
Opinion
Juneau educators train in the art of teaching

...for teachers, principals and teaching specialists from elementary to high school level. Groups of three to four representatives from various schools observed six classrooms at Mendenhall River and participated in focus groups to discuss evidence...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-20/juneau-educators-train-art-teaching
Local
Study: Tongass transition stalled

...would invest in programs and projects that support (them)."Neither Headwaters researchers or Trout Unlimited representatives could say what a more reasonable funding level would be.In 2010, the Forest Service announced its plans to create...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/study-tongass-transition-stalled
Local
Legislator wants to clarify pot rules

ANCHORAGE - Legislators still have months to pre-file legislation, but one Anchorage representative says he hopes to start a conversation about drafting marijuana regulations early, after Alaskans voted last week to legalize recreational...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-17/legislator-wants-clarify-pot-rules
State
Volunteers coordinate work party for Boy Scouts

...the local nonprofit Southeast Alaska Building Industry Association started discussions with local Boy Scout camp representatives of the Great Alaska Council on potential collaborative efforts between the two groups. The local Boy Scout camp...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-09/volunteers-coordinate-work-party-bo
Neighbors

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