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Alaskans have opportunity to share arts stories with NEA chairman

...Sheldon Jackson College campus. Also housed on the Sitka Fine Arts Camp compound are the Sitka Summer Music Festival, the Island Institute, and the Alaska State Museum's Sheldon Jackson Museum, allowing chairman Chu to take in these important...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-30/alaskans-have-opportunity-share-arts-
Opinion
Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach

...system linked to Tropical Storm Kilo dumped heavy rain on the islands.The heavy rains overwhelmed the sewage system, causing...Ignacio's current path could take it near or over the islands, Chevalier said."The reason for the forecast of an...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-26/sewage-spill-prompts-closure-famed-ha
Not For Web
NEA Chairwoman Jane Chu to visit Juneau Tuesday

...Wednesday, where she will visit with weaver Teri Rofkar, recipient of a 2009 NEA National Heritage Fellowship, and tour the Island Institute, Sheldon Jackson Campus and Sheldon Jackson Museum, and visit with staff at the Sitka Summer Music Festival...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-28/nea-chairwoman-jane-chu-visit-juneau-tues
Art
New, larger clinics planned for 2 villages

...Alaska's most remote villages are getting new, larger clinics in an effort to improve health care services for residents of the island communities.The Norton Sound Health Corp. is funding construction of the clinics at Savoonga and Gambell on Saint...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/new-larger-clinics-planned-2-villages
State
Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

...all that remains on Big Diomede are Russian meteorologists and troops staffing a border guard station established on the island in the 1940s.It's been more than 20 years since Soolook, 49, visited several long-lost cousins as part of two...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/village-seeks-reunite-russian-relatives
State
Melino's Marine Services: Expecting the Unexpected

...Coast Guard. He arrived in Juneau in 2007, and has also spent time in Kodiak and Hawaii.He started out his time on the island as a chef, trying to find work cooking for hotel chains. Then came Sept. 11, 2001."All the tourism went bye-bye...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-19/mlw-melinos-marine-services
Art
Tourist playground meets hectic refugee camp on Greek island

...least 5,000 are now trapped on the island due to the registration backlog...old football stadium that is now the island's main processing center. "There...tension have occurred on several of the islands bearing the brunt of the migrant...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-12/tourist-playground-meets-hectic-refug
Not For Web
Pure Sole: The hunt

...out, as I crawled on my stomach behind a bluff, the odor of my Xtratufs preceding me.No machinery took me across the island. I followed them on foot as best I could, observed their interactions and was done.This was sport.Recently a headline...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-09/pure-sole-hunt
Sports
A job with a view

...spectacular view is the only kind of life Kveum has known since his days growing up in Hoonah."The only way on and off the island was by ferry or airplane," Kveum said, recalling his early days as a young passenger admiring the art of aviation...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-26/job-view-southeast-alaskan-pilot-op
Neighbors
Cooling fan failure suspected in Aleutians emergency landing

...early warning radar system at Shemya for the military. The island base has a 10,000-foot runway, which was developed...landings by large commercial carriers are unusual for the island, but they are not unheard of.In July 2010, an American...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/cooling-fan-failure-suspected-aleutians
State

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