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Ballot measure oversight leaves villages unable to prohibit pot sales

...governments can ban the sale of marijuana, but they can't ban home-grown operations and consumption within a private home.Tim Hinterberger, chairman of the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska and one of the drafters of last year's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/ballot-measure-oversight-leaves-village
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Appalachian revivalists Anna & Elizabeth to perform July 8

...collaborations with Eamon O'Leary (The Alt w/John Doyle, Nuala Kennedy), Jefferson Hamer (of Child Ballads w/Anais Mitchell), Tim Eriksen, Wayne Henderson, Riley Baugus, and Alice Gerrard.The two are recording a quartet EP with the Murphy Beds (O'Leary...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01/appalachian-revivalists-anna-elizabeth-pe
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What's happening this week, July 1-7

...Additional sessions: July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-3, Aug. 3-7. Details: 586-1750 Youth Watercolor Painting with Tim Ortiz, 1?4 p.m., Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10, The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. $125. Ages...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01
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Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crews

...wildfires, for example, only 42 are staffed.There are 2,791 firefighters battling Alaska wildfires, fire information spokesman Tim Mowry said. Of those, only 738 are based in Alaska, with the remaining firefighters from outside the state. A North Dakota...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/weekend-rains-bring-relief-wildfire-cre
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Weekend rains bring relief for Alaska wildfire crews

...example, only 42 are staffed.There currently are 2,791 firefighters battling Alaska wildfires, fire information spokesman Tim Mowry said. Of those, only 738 are based in Alaska, with the remaining firefighters from outside the state. A North Dakota...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/weekend-rains-bring-relief-alaska-wildf
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Alaska wildfires spread as more evacuations launched

...to 316 fires burning almost 1,410 square miles."It's definitely a busy season in Alaska," fire information spokesman Tim Mowry said. "That seems like a huge number to a lot of people, but this is a huge, huge state."Much of the activity is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-26/alaska-wildfires-spread-more-evacuation
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Dozens of new wildfires stretch crews thin

...Friday night to Saturday morning, which is the most the state has seen this year, said Alaska Division of Forestry spokesman Tim Mowry. Many of the new fires were north and west of Fairbanks, in areas that tend to be hotter and drier over the summer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-22/dozens-new-wildfires-stretch-crews-thin
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Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...scientists to try to explain why and predict what's next."Fire seasons seem to be starting earlier and lasting longer," said Tim Mowry, a state Division of Forestry spokesman.A common factor associated with the increase - which doesn't bode well for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-25/wildfires-blister-alaska-increased-freq
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Military conducting large exercise over the state

...readiness of the nation's troops and isn't in response to any increased tensions with any other nation, said Lt. Col. Tim Bobinsky, who is helping lead the exercise.Northern Edge is normally held every two years, but this is the first exercise...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-24/military-conducting-large-exercise-over
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Wildfires grow in number, but no new evacuations

...wildfire year in 2004, when nearly 6.6 million acres - or 10,300 square miles - burned, said fire information spokesman Tim Mowry. In Alaska, where many wildfires in remote areas are monitored and allowed to burn out instead of being suppressed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-25/wildfires-grow-number-no-new-evacuation
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