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EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

...more than half the nation's streams, supporters say.But opponents call the rule an example of federal overreach and fear a steady uptick in federal regulation of nearly every stream and ditch on rural lands.Thursday's ruling by U.S. District Judge...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/epa-clean-water-rule-effect-despite-cou
State
Crimson Bears, Falcons run to front at Sitka

...trickling all the way down to our freshman runners in their first official high school race. Ethan eeked out the win with a steady, gutsy race. Kat (Barrows) looked the strongest she has been all season, running by herself most of the race to lead the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-30/crimson-bears-falcons-run-front-sitka
Sports
EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

...more than half the nation's streams, supporters say.But opponents call the rule an example of federal overreach and fear a steady uptick in federal regulation of nearly every stream and ditch on rural lands.Thursday's ruling by U.S. District Judge...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-28/epa-clean-water-rule-effect-despite-
Regional News
Fewer kids, less funding

...Director of Administration David Means."I think in this community here there's some issues," Means said regarding the steady trend of student loss. "One is a lot of our state labor force is perhaps more mature in years. There was a big boom of state...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/less-kids-less-funding
Local
Grizzlies kill more Montana livestock than in all 2014

...increase in livestock attacks and the range of roaming by grizzly bears this year. "We're having what I guess you would call a steady increase in livestock depredation as grizzly population and area expand," said Brian DeBolt, Wyoming's large carnivore...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-19/grizzlies-kill-more-montana-livestock
Not For Web
Lobsters shifting north; ocean warming blamed

...summer vacationers aren't seeing much difference in price or availability, since the overall supply of lobsters is pretty much steady.But because of the importance of lobsters to New England's economy, history and identity, the northward shift stands as...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-19/lobsters-shifting-north-ocean-warming
Not For Web
Hitchcock conquers Fat Dog ultra

...very happy to be able to run the flatter sections at a good steady pace. Hitchcock said he was not happy with struggling early...wanted to be conservative with the climbs with lots of hiking and steady but a little cautious on the descents to save my legs for later...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-19/hitchcock-conquers-fat-dog-ultra
Sports
Experts: Long-term risks from mine spill

...leaving a smaller EPA-led team to investigate a small if steady stream of pollution. That team accidentally breached a debris...that were first developed in the late 1800s had been releasing steady streams of contaminated wastewater into area creeks, leaving...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-13/experts-long-term-risks-mine-spill
Not For Web
In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...weather as "blue clouds." The wind plows through town at a steady average of 17 mph. On many days, it is blowing and pouring...of the other small schools in the district have been holding steady or increasing, Seifert said. About 250 students attend the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/shrinking-town-cold-bay-last-kid
State
The second strangest story ever told

...for its colorful red light district."I want what he's on," an old lady hollered beneath a dripping awning. Despite the steady downpour, a buzz radiated throughout the marinas and town. Men and women worked tirelessly on their boats, getting ready...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-12
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