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JMR member receives award

...challenging search and rescue mission while exhibiting innovation, leadership and promoting safety. Pilot Nading was the primary search and rescue pilot during his 13-year tenure with the Alaska State Troopers. Nading was killed on March 30...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-27/jmr-member-receives-award
Outdoors
Upcoming class offerings from the Canvas

...presentations and discussions of the work of many narrative artists. Everyday materials, such as paper and cardboard, will be the primary mediums used for this course. All materials are included. $185 (plus tax). Space available: 10 (minimum 5 required...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-25/upcoming-class-offerings-canvas
Art
My Turn: Save the daylight for Southeast

...early morning daylight was wasted while most people were asleep. And while they each speculated it would save energy, the primary benefit they imagined was the added leisure time outdoors for people working 10 hours a day, six days a week. Standard...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-20/my-turn-save-daylight-southeast
Opinion
Sidelined helicopter disrupts service to remote village

...It will be ready to go, so that we won't have this issue again."Elliott said maintenance has been completed on the primary helicopter, which was sent Friday to the western Alaska town of Nome, 135 miles southeast of the island.Diomede...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/sidelined-helicopter-disrupts-service-r
State
On the fly: Practicing your fly cast for a winter warm up

...principles. Understanding these principles and putting them into practice will undoubtedly make you a better caster. The primary principles that govern all aspects of fly-casting are: the path that the rod-tip travels and the application of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/fly-practicing-your-fly-cast-winter-
Outdoors
No more Blockbuster nights

...It's kind of baffled us because one of the big competitors is Redbox, and they're not even there."Sales loss was the primary reason for closing the stores, Payne said.The downtown building has been for sale for a long time and the Valley...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-10/no-more-blockbuster-nights
Local
Walker still evaluating Road project

...Rep. Shelley Hughes, R-Palmer, that the state will be required to repay $27 million to the federal government - the primary financier of the project - if the governor stops the project's current environmental impact work.The commissioner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-10/walker-still-evaluating-road-project
State | AK legislature
Juneau Assembly approves big hike in local tobacco taxes; e-cigarettes also covered

...of the tax increase must be some reason other than revenue. Assembly members stated in the approved ordinance that "the primary objective of the ordinance is to reduce consumption of cigarettes and tobacco products, particularly among youth...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-03/juneau-assembly-approves-big-hike-local
Local
Teacher's method goes beyond the worksheet

...growing in nature, as opposed to hearing about it from their teacher, or a textbook.Interaction with a subject is the primary difference between constructivism and the method of filling the empty vessel, she said. "The empty vessel method...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-21/teachers-method-goes-beyond-worksheet
Local
USFWS: ANWR wilderness announcement was years in making

...weren't happy with the end result."The core team has the primary responsibility for completing the Revised Plan for Arctic...federally owned, according to the DNR website, making it the primary land-holder in the state."It's how the state can...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/usfws-anwr-wilderness-announcement-was-
State | AK legislature

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