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Artist-in-residence program begins at Ernest Gruening State Historical Park

Anchorage ? Alaska State Parks is seeking artists to apply for...create work inspired by Alaska's state parks. It also will offer visitors and...general public an opportunity to see state parks through the eyes and ears of contributing...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25-3
Art
Leaders rally against Army force reductions

...hunting and fishing licenses for resident veterans with service-related disabilities, along with free camping in state parks and one-year free passes on state ferries.The Alaska Railroad also offers a 20 percent discount to veterans and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/leaders-rally-against-army-force-reduct
State
Poems in Place opens submission period Feb. 1

...Alaska Center for the Book, Alaska State Parks, and a committee of poets and writers...written by Alaskans in Alaska's State Parks. This year, poets are invited...installed at Beluga Point in Chugach State Park in May 2011. In September 2013...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/poems-place-opens-submission-period-feb-1
Art
My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science?

...researcher and manager, and as former Superintendent of State Parks, were apparently irrelevant to the BOF - although perhaps...Experience managing fish/wildlife habitat (e.g., state parks, national forests, etc.) and protecting the waters...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-25/my-turn-alaska-department-fish-and-ga
Opinion
Destinations for 2015

...showcasing trendy emerging neighborhoods and a vibrant restaurant scene.South Dakota expects crowds for the 50th Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup in September and the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in August.CUBAThe news that the U.S. intends...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/destinations-2015
Neighbors
Gutsy Gustavus earns Mixed 6 volleyball crown

...where you'd expect to find the pinnacle of high school volleyball. "Last year and this year we brought a team to state," Parks said. "We are really excited to represent Southeast and to bring it home. It is a Northern Alaska trophy, they...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-16/gutsy-gustavus-earns-mixed-6-volleybal
Sports
Eagles, spectators soar to Haines

...cameras slung around his neck.Portions of the Haines Highway overlook the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, the state park and wildlife refuge where the eagles fly and scavenge for food. They were not as concentrated this year because the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/eagles-spectators-soar-haines
Local
Empire Editorial: On second thought, vote yes on 4

...Reserve. The watershed of the Reserve includes critical rivers and streams and portions of two national parks and one state park. Ballot Measure 4 would affect only about 5% of Alaska's total area.To protect the Reserve, the legislature inserted...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/editorial-second-thought-vote-yes-4
Opinion
DNR chief wants property rights protected in park

...private property owners with holdings inside Chugach State Park should be protected within the framework of a new comprehensive...reported."For the Parnell administration, access to our state parks is a very, very high priority," Balash said. "But...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/dnr-chief-wants-property-rights-protect
State
Ketchikan State Parks Advisory Board recruiting new members

...on the nine-member Ketchikan State Parks Citizen Advisory Board for the...Recreation on matters affecting state parks in the Ketchikan area, promotes protection of the area state parks' natural and cultural resources...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-07/ketchikan-state-parks-advisory-board
Outdoors

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