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Tlingit, Haida tribes meet

...Peterson is also looking at cost-saving measures for the tribal council, including reducing administrative costs and shortening the length of the annual tribal assembly to three days, while also looking at revenue-increasing measures like business...
Alaska groups seek cut in salmon caught by pollock industry

...federal fishery coordinator with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Other alternatives proposed by the state include shortening the pollock season and strengthening incentives to reduce bycatch.The state also initiated the caps, which were implemented...
This problem solver finds innovative use for bad shortening

...a novel use for 57 cases of bad shortening when the U.S. Department of Agriculture...this case, the USDA recalled the shortening after rust spots were found on the inside covers of some cans of the shortening and it was deemed unfit for human...
On the Trails: Highbush cranberries

Autumn in Juneau can be a bit difficult-shortening days, lots of rain (in my neighborhood, there has been much more than the official numbers - flowers on my deck actually got...
Survey: 90-day sessions causing many 'problems'

Alaska's voters in 2006 narrowly approved shortening legislative sessions from the constitutionally mandated 120-day...amending the constitution. Instead, they passed a law shortening the session length through the initiative process. Contact...
Photo: Dwindling shadows

A pedestrian casts a long shadow on the downtown harbor dock Monday. Those shadows will be shortening quickly as the daylight hours are now increasing by nearly five minutes a day.
My turn: Cut back on electricity use to save money, community

...lot more serious than a matter of turning off lights and putting up a clothesline, and a lot more serious than the city's shortening library hours and shutting down an escalator. The brutal fact is that Alaska Electric Light & Power Co.'s fuel bill is...
Holiday travel tales at airports across Alaska and Hawaii

...dried chum salmon strips and her version of akutaq, or Eskimo ice cream, with her ingredients including a concoction of shortening mixed with sugar, berries and mild whitefish.A family reunion with her daughters will have to wait until Christmas, when...
My Turn: Eliminating Juneau access

...same pool of money.To bring costs and revenues into better balance requires significantly raising already high fares or shortening ferry links and using roads wherever possible - or both. Without roads wherever possible, the economic reality is that ferry...
Ice rink, school district advocates speak up

...competitiveness of Juneau's skaters against those from other cities."They need that time on the ice," she said. "By shortening ice time, their ability to build skills... would be certainly impacted."She also spoke against diminishing many of...


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