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American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...for protections of salmon and eulachon rivers that flow from British Columbia and into Alaska. Southeast Alaskan fishermen, tourism operators and environmental groups, as well as some municipalities and Native organizations like the Central Council of Tlingit...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/american-indian-alaska-native-organi
Outdoors
Southeast by the (updated) numbers

...But the more the national economy recovers, the worse it is for this particular industry."The 2014 numbers for cruise tourism have been finalized, Schijvens said, and are slightly down from 2013 at 967,500 passengers, according to McDowell Group...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/southeast-updated-numbers
Local
Alaskan Dream Cruises hires two to executive team

...from the University of Phoenix.He was also recently named to the Alaska Tourism Marketing Board, an advisory board that will make recommendations for the state's tourism marketing strategies.Hiring Dick as CEO and Peter Butz, formerly with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-09/alaskan-dream-cruises-hires-two-executi
Local
Letter: Parnell supports tourism, so I support him

In my 44 years in the Alaskan tourism industry, I am proud and honored to write...Parnell has been a powerful voice for the tourism industry in the state of Alaska. With...state. Bringing awareness to Alaska's tourism marketing efforts, he has been integral...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-22/letter-parnell-supports-tourism-so-i-
Letters
My Turn: Southeast is paying for slow Tongass transition

...announcement. Meanwhile, other sectors of the economy such as tourism and fishing are significantly larger and are creating jobs...and added 148 jobs from 2012 to 2013. Southeast Alaska's tourism and fishing industries both rely on land and water resources...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-04/my-turn-southeast-paying-slow-tongass
Opinion
My Turn: B.C. mining minister gives false assurances

...transboundary region. Alaska's congressional delegation, Alaska state legislators, local communities, fishermen, tribes, tourism businesses and others are demanding an inclusive, enforceable mechanism to protect our water, fish and jobs. One option...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-03/my-turn-bc-mining-minister-gives-fals
Opinion
My Turn: Gratitude

...Harborview Elementary in the '90s - joined hundreds of local college students coming home to Juneau to work summer jobs in tourism.Importantly to us, Sean Parnell was a strong advocate of Juneau as Alaska's capital and supported efforts to improve our...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-27/my-turn-gratitude
Opinion
Study: Climate change will extend tourism

...change might cause a surge in a different kind of tourism to Alaska - "last-chance tourism," as polar ecology scientist Peter Convey calls...on the effects of climate change on Alaska's tourism industry. The forum was based on a recent study...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-31/study-climate-change-will-extend-touris
Local
Study: Tongass transition stalled

...important industries to the region such as tourism and fishing."Since the 1990s, the...instead work to support the fishing and tourism industries, which he said make up 25...forest restoration, renewable energy, tourism and recreation, subsistence, fisheries...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/study-tongass-transition-stalled
Local
Easier access has economic side effects

...rather than by cruise ship. The amount of tourism increase depends on the Juneau Access option - a west-side highway allows more tourism for Haines, while an east-side highway generates an equal tourism increase for Haines and Skagway. Both...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/easier-access-has-economic-side-effects
Local

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