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Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska neutral in the airline wars

...Airlines used to encourage Americans to "fly the friendly skies." Those skies have become a bit grim lately.With passengers feuding...Tilden told the Times.We agree. Keep Alaska's skies friendly.? Empire editorials are written by the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-16/empire-editorial-keep-alaska-neutral-
Opinion
Around the nation in under 80 hours

...Olympia, Washington, on Tuesday. Though they had bluebird skies in Alaska - which for Morey's business training pilots in good...for Morey, who has spent an impressive number of hours in the sky."I've been off the face of the Earth for four years...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-18/around-nation-under-80-hours
Local
Arts calendar

...However, few know that he is the stage persona of Stanley Crawford (Colin Firth), a grouchy and arrogant Englishman with a sky-high opinion of himself and an aversion to phony spiritualists' claims that they can perform real magic. When Stanley attempts...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/arts-calendar
Art
Royal & Ancient votes to admit female members

...other golf clubs in the UK were not connected to the R&A vote on its membership.Royal Troon said in a statement this week to Sky Sports News, "At present, membership of Royal Troon Golf Club is open only to those of the male gender and we have no plans...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-19/royal-ancient-votes-admit-female-membe
Sports
Strong aurora forecast for Juneau, but clouds may block it

...10.While the weather in space is optimal for aurorae, local weather probably will not be. The National Weather Service is forecasting cloudy skies in Juneau with occasional rain and fog throughout the weekend and into early next week.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-12/strong-aurora-forecast-juneau-clouds-ma
Local
Wildlife Spy: A gathering of cranes

...field. Cranes bugled with increasing volume, flocks of Canada geese adding to the din as they flew up. Quickly scanning the skies, I spotted the culprit: A bald eagle crossed the meadow with powerful wing-strokes.A storm of hundreds of cranes and geese...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/wildlife-spy-gathering-cranes
Outdoors
Irving, Colton top 2014 Tour of Juneau field

...cycling race with the Stage One Prologue under Friday sunny skies.The Tour Prologue was two miles long with a 170 foot climb...intervals, this time in reverse order of their standings. Overcast skies gradually thinned into the sun as riders chased time. The 13-mile...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-02/irving-colton-top-2014-tour-juneau-fie
Sports
Lions at work: sharing the vision

...proceeds from this event benefit the Alaska Diabetes Association. In December, just before Christmas, you might hear the skies buzzing with helicopters, that would be us too. This is our Light Flights Project where we take eager passengers over the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-07/lions-work-sharing-vision
Neighbors
New Alaska FAA chief focused on safety

...federal agency with oversight of those needs can best meet them. First and foremost is making sure new and existing users of the skies can operate side by side, as well as advancing how they are monitored."My priorities here are NextGen and the UAS test site...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-05/new-alaska-faa-chief-focused-safety
State
My Turn: Time for bold actions on the Tongass now, not in 10 years

...logging. Each prizefighter staked out familiar ground - conservationists sued over old growth logging, industry claimed the sky was falling and the Undersecretary of Agriculture assumed the referee position ("My Turn," Aug. 25). Meanwhile, the promised...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-05/my-turn-time-bold-actions-tongass-now
Opinion

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