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IHS proposes caps as federal budget deadline nears

...bound to fully fund operational costs or contract support costs. The Indian Health Service says the caps are a short-term solution that keeps the department within it's budget and that the proposal does not defy the Supreme Court's decision...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-18/ihs-proposes-caps-federal-budget-deadli
State
Efforts continue to improve Auke Lake

...12 to 15 buoys would be set afloat.Promoting a current groundskeeper's assistant to a park ranger is also a short-term solution that would lend to more proactive policing of Auke Lake.Safety concerns arose late last year when a jet ski accident...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-07/efforts-continue-improve-auke-lake
Local
Empire editorial: A temporary solution

...emergency funds to provide hotel-room beds for the homeless was a quick and effective response, but it?s still a short-term solution to an issue that could have long-term socioeconomic implications. Leaving the homeless and ailing to sleep...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082609/opi_486329777.shtml
Plan: Fishing history in bay to determine payout

...774,000 out of the $3 million set aside to compensate communities. But Mayor Kathie Wasserman called it a short-term solution for a long-term problem. "We've seen a horrible decline in everything due to declines in fishing, of which...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100300/Loc_Plan.html
Local
Juneau Boys and Girls Club services extended 90 days

...more than two weeks ago, community leaders and a group of philanthropic young people have mobilized to find a short-term solution for the kids. Their brainstorming sessions have led to the creation of an after school program called the Valley...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101109/loc_503562043.shtml
UAF hanging onto greenhouses for now

...UA Board of Regents approved the plan last week. "It's not perfect, but it's workable if we know it's a short-term solution," said Pat Pitney, UAF vice chancellor for administrative services. A bond measure on November's statewide...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060910/sta_651026911.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...I suggested that some sort of subsidized transportation of village hunters out to the caribou might provide a short-term solution. As a second option, I suggested that some wolves could be relocated to an area with few villages, like the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041200/Ope_bennltr.shtml
Battle of the islands

...amendment before voters to allow a rural priority for subsistence hunting and fishing. Graham sees that as only a short-term solution, though. He wants to push for changes in the federal law that requires a rural preference, so the state can...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102402/sta_legangoon.shtml
News
Study recommends removing wooden Lemon Creek bridge

...of Natural Resources and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Removing the RediMix Bridge would be the first short-term solution. "Removal of the bridge (would) immediately lower this water surface elevation and increase the hydraulic gradient...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112104/loc_20041121007.shtml
News
What's at stake

...addiction to fossil fuels and put more emphasis on renewable sources of energy. Drilling in ANWR is a political short-term solution at best." In an issue paper, Hagelin writes, "I am committed to increasing both energy efficiency and the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102900/Ins_candidates.html
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