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City public works committee advocates electric cars

...and Power.Committee member Loren Jones said he would like to see stronger support from the city to "decrease (its) carbon footprint...liable for damage or accidental shocks at its stations, but he sees this risk as minimal. Watt also said existing transit systems...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/city-public-works-committee-advocates-e
Local
The Road's new price tag: $4 million

...but it's a lot of data. ... I don't believe I will ever see any personal benefit from my husband's connection. There will...Senate Finance."Before I got married, I contacted ethics to see what I needed to do when I got engaged," she said. "I changed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/roads-new-price-tag-4-million
Local
Local Sports Calendar for Tuesday, March 3

...Championships at Thunder Mountain.Saturday, May 23RUNNINGAway, TBD, Memorial Day Weekend, Prince of Wales Island Marathon, see powmarathon.org.TRACK & FIELDHome, TBA, High School Region V Championships at Thunder Mountain.Thursday, May 28SOCCERAway...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-03/local-sports-calendar-tuesday-march-3
Sports
Limits proposed for gas line group in alternate project

...his own on expansion and said there's an expansion bill from minority Democrats already pending in the House.Many lawmakers see Medicaid expansion as a major policy call that would be better addressed through committee hearings on a stand-alone bill and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-03/limits-proposed-gas-line-group-alternat
State | AK legislature
Daylight saving change could mean multiple Alaska time zones

...Egan said. "(But) when it applies to daylight saving time you have to do one or the other."Egan said he doesn't see MacKinnon's amendment as a good compromise for the region. His staff is still looking for an alternative path forward, he...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-02/daylight-saving-change-could-mean-multi
State | AK legislature
Cuts meet cuts as city, schools talk budget

...about 90 percent. School board member Lisa Worl said this increase is monumental and it is difficult for school board members to see programs cut that they know are working for students.Many staff members at all grade levels were in favor of decreasing or...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/cuts-meet-cuts-city-schools-talk-budget
Local
Young and hungry

...funny I'd end up on the list for that," he added.It's not that Schooler isn't confident in his abilities, but that he sees "lots of room for improvement."A constantly rotating menu at the Rookery gives him plenty of opportunity to try new things...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-01/young-and-hungry
Local
The unexpected winter

...the first act of a movie that climaxes when we hit the powder, see the sunrise over snow-covered peaks or open the throttle on...of finding outdoor winter activities, Grummet would like to see the community put on more major events, bringing the people...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-01/unexpected-winter
Neighbors
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...30, 40 years," said Terry Whitledge, a University of Alaska Fairbanks chemical oceanographer who has worked since 1999 to see the vessel built.The Sikuliaq is named for the Inupiat Eskimo word for young sea ice. The ship is owned by the National Science...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-02/arctic-research-vessel-sikuliaq-prepare
State
Report: Scale of racism in World Cup host a threat

...President Vladimir Putin pledging to address the issue."We see it and we believe it is a problem and unfortunately we have quite...some fans shout racist abuse for political reasons, many others see it simply as another tactic to distract the opposition's star...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-01/report-scale-racism-world-cup-host-thr
Sports

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