Final Fireside chat shows Juneau in a new way

...the visitor center, will reveal new technologies that allow us to fly around the largest...this week."These are game-changing technologies that let us see the world in a whole...wetlands around Juneau, for example. New technology helped Carstensen locate Juneau's...
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...which is made up of energy company executives, government officials, analysis firms and nonprofit organizations, says the technology and techniques needed to operate in the region are available now, and the industry can safely operate there. The report...
Exploring the realities of the 'butterfly effect' in Alaska

...local bookstores.In the last Fireside Lecture of the season, on March 27 naturalist Richard Carstensen will talk about the technology used to map wetlands, the shorelines of yesteryear, and Juneau's tallest trees. All lectures are at 6:30 and 8 p...
School board approves budget amid uncertainty

...found a way to retain $21,375 in drug testing funding, something Means said balanced out with the district's E-Rate (technology) spending.The board also voted on a few other budget-related items, including approval of the transfer of Pupil Transportation...
Seeking a stable table

...success stories.One success story in the making is in the building stages at the University of Alaska Southeast Vocational Technology Center. Students from Juneau-Douglas and Yakoosge Daakahidi high schools are building a mobile greenhouse in their Home...
Company plans new tech for mine near Ketchikan

...the exclusive rights to new technology for environmentally successful...The Molecular Recognition Technology is used in rare earth elements...9 million to license the technology, also known as SuperLig...agreement with IBC Advanced Technologies means MRT will be expanded...
Kennicott repairs, upgrades put state ferry back on line

...returning to service after undergoing extensive upgrades on systems ranging from electrical, refrigeration and information technology to the vehicle elevator. The project also included adding heated windows to the bridge and a main engine overhaul, according...
ADOT&PF launches 511 traveler information app

...traveling.The Alaska 511 app offers the following features:? A zoom and scroll enabled color-coded map that uses GPS technology to display traffic, construction, detours and weather events based on user location.? Real-time images from statewide...
Juneau's future, seen in sepia

...They humbly admitted that economic planning was contingent on technology trends and population growth and could only hope to be wishful...STEM program in schools.STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering and math, places primary importance on educational...
Empire Editorial: On the topic of transboundary mines, a response to Mr. Bill Bennett is to discontinue their use. At our neighboring Hecla Greens Creek Mine, a dry stack tailings facility is used. This technology, as noted in the report, is not only recommended but proven to work. Today, Greens Creek is a profitable facility and...


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