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Delta brought more passengers to both airlines, says adviser

...they go, the more visitors, and associated economic boost, Juneau and Southeast Alaska will see."Low fares are the primary driver," Yarnish said. "At $200, you could have a lot of people coming in (who) either stay here or go to a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-11/delta-brought-more-passengers-both-airl
Local
Is the Atlanta Hawks' sum greater than one LeBron?

...that way, obviously."Carroll likens his play to a "junkyard dog," which is good because he's expected to be the primary defender against James and may need to resort to biting his ankles. If Carroll is fatigued and his offensive numbers...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-20/atlanta-hawks-sum-greater-one-lebron
Sports
USCG shares safe boating tips

...Take multiple forms of communication devices and extra batteries and chargers. Always remember VHF-FM radio is the primary communications network for the maritime boating community. Enabling the Digital Selective Calling features on your...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-15/uscg-shares-safe-boating-tips
Outdoors
Oklahoma City Thunder hire Florida's Billy Donovan as coach

...athletic director Jeremy Foley said the school will miss Donovan."While we are certainly extremely sad to see Billy go, the primary feeling I have is one of gratitude for what he has done here at Florida," Foley said."Billy and Florida basketball...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-01/oklahoma-city-thunder-hire-floridas-bi
Sports
Empowered pool board may answer to Parks and Rec.

...is first and foremost a city employee and answers to City Manager Kim Kiefer.Although the Assembly would have been the primary overseer for the board's budgetary decisions anyway, an aquatics manager under Kiefer's direction could be split...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-17/empowered-pool-board-may-answer-parks-a
Local
Capital budget stripped

...given the multibillion-dollar deficit the state is facing this year and next amid low oil prices.MacKinnon said the primary goal is to leverage federal dollars, which make up the vast majority of funding identified in the draft, with an effort...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/capital-budget-stripped
State | AK legislature
Celebrating the birds of the Stikine

...and plastic on seabirds.Carol Rushmore, the economic development director in Wrangell, said besides education, the primary goal of the festival is realizing that the beginning of May is a shoulder season for the Wrangell economy, and bringing...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/celebrating-birds-stikine
Outdoors
Legislature prepares to pass the baton on marijuana

...first project out of the new marijuana control board.In Washington state, labs test not only the THC content (THC is the primary hallucinogenic component of marijuana) but the microbial content. Since it's for human consumption, marijuana must...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-19/legislature-prepares-pass-baton-marijua
State | AK legislature
Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...community is concerned about the language in the Murkowski amendment, and that fact the Senate passed it by one vote."The primary concern is that it sort of opens the door for consideration of the types of bills that have been floating around in...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/conservation-groups-push-back-federal
Not For Web
My Turn: Southeast Alaska's wood product industry is world-class

...sought after. Our Southeast Alaska wood is then turned into some really incredible things. Did you know that one of the primary uses of our regional wood is grand and baby grand pianos? The finest concert pianos in the world are made from our...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-08/my-turn-southeast-alaskas-wood-produc
Opinion

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