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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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