Seattle needs permit for oil

...this issue.""To prevent the full force of climate change, it's time to turn the page on things like coal trains, oil trains and oil drilling rigs," he said.It's now up to the port to decide whether it wishes to apply for a new permit...
My Turn: Alaskan timber industry may jeopardize Alaska

...Tongass logging to the tune of $130,000 per timber job or $20 million per year. At that price, we could easily afford to train workers into other industries rather than pay the government to sell old-growth rainforest below market value. The bizarre...
Photos: A Colorful Day For A Run

...event was a 5K run or walk along the Brotherhood Bridge Trail and was a fundraiser for the Harborview Triathlon Club as they train for the 31st Annual Julie Hughes Triathlon in Sitka on May 16. For more information on donations contact head coach Zach Stenson...
Writers Weir: Ten years, memoir

...streets of Paris to honor my Huguenot ancestors who had escaped to Switzerland in the face of religious persecution. I took a train to Rouen to see where my childhood heroine, Joan of Arc, had been burned at the stake. As I serenely sat beside an ancient...
Speak up for safety in honor of Workers' Memorial Day

...conditions and have the training and knowledge to identify hazards on the job. Union apprenticeship programs are a model of how to train workers to be safety conscious. The numerous apprenticeship programs in Alaska provide unparalleled safety training courses...
Guest Editorial: Going 'smoke free' at UAS will take more than a few campus signs

...reports on tobacco use and cost savings. What is the point of a policy if it isn't going to be enforced? UAS should hire and train student compliance officers to enforce the tobacco ban. Not only would this guarantee perpetrators are confronted, it would...
Juneau author Stuart Cohen's new novel blends philosophy, humor and backcountry skiing

...studied at Johns Hopkins and Columbia University - after spending his first year post high school hitchhiking, hopping freight trains and working as a circus prop man. He excelled at Columbia, eventually winning the Bennet Cerf Prize for fiction. But after...
Hoonah wins double murder lawsuit

...for the widow of one of the slain officers, who brought the lawsuit in 2012 and alleged the city of Hoonah failed to properly train its officers how to deal with mentally ill and violent citizens, say they are considering appealing the decision."There's...
Chenault: Erin's Law won't pass this session was a good idea that wasn't backed up with any kind of funding. Schools would have to pay to implement a curriculum and train teachers and coaches, and most school districts are cutting back to reflect the state's budget deficit.Senate Minority...
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Rie Munoz' Alaska: More true than real

...honeymoon was noticeably lacking in creature comforts."My dad was so cheap, he said, 'You know, Rie, instead of taking the train or a bus to Victoria, what do you say we hitchhike? And she said 'Sure!'"In 1951, the couple signed up to work as teachers...


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