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Alaska Editorial: Making good decisions on the water

...Boaters can learn more by taking a safety course. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources Office of Boating Safety offers the Alaska Water Wise program...of workshops on boating and boating safety, in addition to conducting vessel safety...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-29/alaska-editorial-making-good-decision
Opinion
Parents sue company after son's avalanche death

...expenses, and to promote backcountry snow safety.An earlier lawsuit was filed in state...nonprofit foundation promoting snow sports safety and awareness, and have sought sanctions...Alaska Heliskiing "sought profit above safety," according to court records.The couple...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/parents-sue-company-after-sons-avalanch
State
Fledgling nation goes to war

...the President's wife, removed key documents from the White House and a large painting of George Washington and took them to safety. Upon the arrival of the British, they burned the major government buildings including the President's house (now known...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-27/fledgling-nation-goes-war
Neighbors
Measure would close bars at 2 a.m. in Denali Borough

...vote can be taken, which could take months."This is just one piece of a bigger project in trying to create a culture of safety," Burrows said of the measure intended to put a time gap between closing time and others going to work. "This isn't going...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/measure-would-close-bars-2-am-denali-bo
State
Piecing together Parnell

...more important work to be done."As a society, we ought to be dealing with more important challenges like education, public safety and our resources, than sending a message to our kids that it's ok to use marijuana," he said.For him, it's a gateway...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/piecing-together-parnell
State
The Purge: Anarchy

Now Playing Synopsis: A vengeful father comes to the aid of a mother, her teenage daughter, and a defenseless young couple on the one night of the year that all crime, including murder, is legal in this self-contained sequel from co-producer Jason Blum and original Purge writer/director James DeMonaco. As the countdown to the Purge starts ticking, struggling waitress Eva (Carmen Ejogo) risks her safety by staying late at work to ask her boss for a raise. Later, as she returns home to her elderly father (John Beasley) and daughter Cali (Zoë Soul), bickering couple Shane (Zach Gilford) and Liz (Kiele Sanchez) attempt to make their way out of the city following a frightening run-in with a gang of masked, machete-wielding thugs. While these five people are eager to seek sanctuary from the impending wave of violence about to flood the streets, a lone stranger (Frank Grillo) intent on seeking vengeance for the wrongful death of his son plans to draw blood from the man responsible. Armed to the teeth as he cruises the city in a modified muscle car, he gets sidetracked from his mission when he sees Eva and Cali fighting for their lives against a small army of black-clad soldiers. Against his better judgment, he rescues the pair, only realizing later that Shane and Liz also jumped into his backseat in order to escape a gang that disabled their car and were hunting them through the streets. When the stranger's car is similarly damaged beyond the point of repair, this unlikely group must stick together in order to survive the night. But little do they realize that their nightmare has only just begun. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Frank Grillo, Kiele Sanchez, Michael K. Williams, Zach Gilford, Carmen Ejogo, Zoe Soul Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

White Pass train halts runs after derailment

...Wednesday night.The National Transportation Safety Board was informed of the accident, but it wasn't immediately clear if rail safety personnel would investigate, state officials...trains again when it could assure the safety of its passengers."We're doing our...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/white-pass-train-halts-runs-after-derai
State
Juneau Mercantile & Armory opens

...Packages include the presence of a Range Safety Officer who prepares the firearms and...target) and the Bear Cub Package.With safety in mind, Juneau Mercantile & Armory will...Personal Protection in Your Home, Firearm Safety in Your Home and Refuse to Be a Victim...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-25/juneau-mercantile-armory-opens
Local
19 passengers minorly injured

...railroad is investigating the cause of the derailment, Finlayson said. The Associated Press reported the National Transportation Safety Board was informed of the incident, but it wasn't clear if they would be investigating.The company halted operations following...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/19-passengers-minorly-injured
Local
BRH CEO talks disaster preparedness

...the hospital does to provide "great care" to the community.Bill also announced that BRH scored the highest in the state in safety and patient care, as graded by Medicare. Framed as an incentive, he said, low scoring hospitals might actually be penalized...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-25/brh-ceo-talks-disaster-preparedness
Local

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