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XBoundary film presents views from both sides of the border

...will be located. He traveled the river from source to sea while making the short film Xboundary. B.C. First Nations representative Jacinda Mack, of the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council, will share her personal account of the devastating consequences...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/xboundary-film-presents-views-both-s
Outdoors
Alaskans testify in support of film tax credits

JUNEAU - Aspiring actors and representatives of companies that support the film industry testified in support of the state's film tax credit program during a Senate committee...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-24/alaskans-testify-support-film-tax-credi
State
Empire Editorial: Don't delete history

...never be deleted, especially as we're still writing it.That's what a bill moving through the Alaska House of Representatives would do by removing court records for cases that have been dismissed or acquitted.House Bill 11, sponsored by...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-25/empire-editorial-dont-delete-history
Opinion
Costco bakery gets the boot

...pastries the box store's bakery once provided. Costco representatives have confirmed that the bakery will be phased out to make...cafe and kitchen. Costco's corporate communications representative could not offer more details on the changes, but as of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/costco-bakery-gets-boot
Local
Public testimony planned on hunting, fishing license fees

...also increase.Nonresident licenses and big game tags would also be increased.During a hearing last Friday, representatives from several sport fishing and hunting organizations supported the bill and increased fees in general, although...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/public-testimony-planned-hunting-fishin
State
Artists Selected for Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency

...States and one regional - to participate in this cross-border creative journey.Artist Kevin Curry was selected as the USA representative, and will be hiking from late June to the beginning of July. Curry is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor at Florida...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25-4
Art
Letter: Cutting WWAMI program will hurt Alaska's future doctors

As a future medical student from Fairbanks, I was shocked to hear the news that the Alaska House of Representatives has passed a budget plan that involves the elimination of its participation in the collaborative medical school known as the WWAMI...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-24/letter-cutting-wwami-program-will-hur
Letters
Letter: Expanding Medicaid will save lives and money, plus create jobs

...saves lives, saves money and creates jobs. What kind of a person would oppose it? Please contact your state senator and representative and insist that they do the decent, practical thing and support Medicaid expansion. The life you save may be your own...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-24/letter-expanding-medicaid-will-save-l
Letters
My Turn: Congress should have a say in US-Iran nuclear weapons deal

...deal with Iran, as some have claimed. Rather, it was written to ensure that the American people, through their representatives in Congress, get to weigh-in in a meaningful way on this critical national security issue. And while critics...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-22/my-turn-congress-should-have-say-us-i
Opinion
A short-term fix with potential long-term problems

...support of the program during a failed attempt to add the funds back during a House Finance Committee meeting, other representatives called the program an unnecessary expense."How about pre-pre-school?" Rep. Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/short-term-fix-potential-long-term-prob
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