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Southeast by the (updated) numbers

...Southeast by the Numbers, an economic publication Schijvens produced for Southeast Conference.Since originally presenting her research during the conference in September, Schijvens obtained updated figures for some industries which lead to new projections...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/southeast-updated-numbers
Local
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...absorbing solar radiation, said Norman Loeb of NASA's Langley Research Center.The Beaufort Sea north of Alaska and western Canada...Jeffries, now Arctic Science Advisor for the Office of Naval Research, said he hopes one thing comes out of the U.S.'s two-year...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/alaska-science-forum-far-north-chang
Outdoors
Juneau Road not priority for Senate majority

...but to our economy."Other legislative priorities for the Senate majority include establishing Alaska leadership in Arctic research and policy, honing Alaska's public education system and solidifying a plan for the liquefied natural gas pipe line."That's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/juneau-road-not-priority-senate-majorit
Local
Students learn about tribal traditions

...showcasing art and notebooks filled with research. Fourth and fifth-graders at Mendenhall...tribes in each Alaska region.The research was conducted since Thanksgiving to supplement a reading, writing and research-based curriculum, but the intricate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/students-learn-about-tribal-traditions
Local
2015 Governor's Awards include Sealaska Heritage Institute

...appreciation of Northwest Coast art. It will also serve as a performance venue for ceremonies and other events, and provide a major research center for the region.SHI is also well-known in the community and beyond for its major cultural event, Celebration. Held...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/2015-governors-awards-include-sealaska-he
Art
Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions

...the first time Michigan lawmakers have moved to stifle organized labor on college campuses. University of Michigan graduate research assistants attempted to unionize, but that effort was chilled by a 2012 law signed by Snyder.A federal judge struck down...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-17/michigan-close-banning-student-athlete
Sports
Letter: UA System 2014 annual financial report

FY2014 was another good year of financial stability, research strength and academic progress for the University of Alaska System. Due to precise fiscal management, the total operating expenses...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-12-15/letter-ua-system-2014-annual-financia
Letters
Business booming for berry growers

...with Japanese origins."I knew that I wanted to grow something that nobody else was growing," he said. "So, through research many years ago, I found that (in Japan) this plant grew and I wanted to try it here."Olson said his farm was the first...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/business-booming-berry-growers
State
Analysis: Southeast wolves aren't subspecies

...published by other scientists, shows there is no support for the assertion that these wolves are a subspecies."Cronin, a research professor in the Palmer office of UAF's School of Natural Resources and Extension, said his findings are "noteworthy...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/analysis-southeast-wolves-arent-subs
Outdoors
My Turn: Start small, dream big

...As children, some of us received the care and support we needed in spades; others' experiences were not as positive. Research shows that positive experiences in childhood often lead to healthy and productive adulthood. Meanwhile, negative experiences...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-10/my-turn-start-small-dream-big
Opinion

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