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My Turn: The folly of Chenault's federal land grab

...in the same direction? Of course, that'll take years. So even if Chennault gets this passed, and assuming the governor signs it, it's only going to start the litigation stopwatch.But even if Utah was to be successful in defending its case, we'd...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-27/moniak-column-folly-chenaults-federal
Opinion
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 20

...over the Pittsburgh Condors at Denver.1974 - Gordie Howe, the NHL's career scoring leader, comes out of retirement and signs a $1 million, four-year contract to play with the Houston Aeros of the WHA and his two sons, Mark and Marty.1976 - Muhammad...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-20/today-feb-20
Sports
Fireside lecture highlights Chilkoot River brown bears

...appreciation and respect for the wildlife and cultural history of the river corridor. A bear monitor was hired and interpretive signs were created along with a no-people bear crossing zone that allowed bears to move between the forest and river.A strategic...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-20/fireside-lecture-highlights-chilkoot
Outdoors
Police make arrest: Burglary wave may have crested

...the Outboard Shop, the store's cash box was stolen and approximately $50 was reported missing Friday night. There were no signs of forced entry into the building. It's believed the burglary took place a week ago.On Saturday night, police officers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-24/police-make-arrest-burglary-wave-may-ha
Local
On the Trails: Snow at last!

...places, leaving broad patches of their sap wells in the bark. Very young alders, still with their reddish bark, also showed signs of the fungus attack.That was a good day, and so was the next one, when we snowshoed the upper loop at Eaglecrest. It was...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-20/trails-snow-last
Outdoors
Alaska Arts Confluence announces second round of Fort Seward art commissions

...and the Fort Seward Wayside Interpretation project, revitalizing Historic Fort Seward with locally designed interpretive signs and an interpretive walking tour. Alaska Arts Confluence programs and projects provide arts education opportunities open to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-25-1
Art
Empire Editorial: Gravel dreams in West Douglas

...decay, a city fades away. Boxed between mountains and the ocean, Juneau has little space to grow, and there are troubling signs of stagnation in this city. Its population has plateaued, and its downtown is looking downright shabby in places.West Douglas...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-22/empire-editorial-gravel-dreams-west-d
Opinion
Bike friendlier with a map

Getting from point A to point B is easy in a car, with plenty of signs and infrastructure to guide drivers. But what's the best way on a bike? The answer could be as easy as looking at a map - if...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-15/bike-friendlier-map
Local
'Heart breaking' discovery

...It started with little red dots, known as petechiae, all over her legs. She passed it off as razor burn, but then more signs followed. It wasn't until she saw the countless bruises on her legs that she decided to go to the hospital. The doctors...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-15/heart-breaking-discovery
Neighbors
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 15

...medal in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.1952 - Emmett Ashford becomes the first black umpire in organized baseball when he signs to work in the class-C Southwest International League. He later serves as a major league umpire for the American League from...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-15/today-sports-history
Sports

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