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DOT to survey Douglas eagle nests by helicopter

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has announced that it will survey bald eagle nests in the Juneau area on Tuesday.Between 10 a.m. and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-04/dot-survey-douglas-eagle-nests-helicopt
Local
Wetlands clean-up a community effort

...Pilley and Daryl Mestas, Alex and Peggy Wertheimer, Dave Haas and Mary Ellen Arvold, and the Rues for providing truck transportation for getting material to the recycling center and landfill. This was a partnership, a community effort, and a success...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-03/wetlands-clean-community-effort
Neighbors
National Bike to School Day kicks off May 6

JUNEAU - The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Safe Routes to School program invites schools statewide to participate in this year's National Bike to School...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/national-bike-school-day-kicks-may-6
Outdoors
Board extends deadline, expands topics for next year's meeting

...general categories of permits, licenses, harvest tickets, tags and harvest reports, methods and means, possession, transportation and use of game, intensive management and predator control, definitions, emergency taking of game, in game management...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/board-extends-deadline-expands-topic
Outdoors
Winter's trash is spring's problem

...she's been picking up cigarette butts (one of the most littered items in the world, according to the state Department of Transportation & Public Facilities website; they can take one to five years to decompose), and what is likely the remnants of old car...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-01/winters-trash-springs-problem
Local
My Turn: Time to revisit rural education

...education delivery systems throughout Alaska would likely be more economically viable today."First-rate educational, transportation, social, medical, sewer and water, police, and fire suppression services could be provided to these centers, thereby...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-30/my-turn-time-revisit-rural-education
Opinion
Brotherhood Bridge work causes delays

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities reports that steel work on the Brotherhood Bridge will cause delays this week.Contractors are expected...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-28/brotherhood-bridge-work-causes-delays
Local
NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

...that killed four people outside the village of St. Mary's, according to documents released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board.The operations manual of Hageland Aviation called for flight coordinators to assess risk before allowing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-24/ntsb-releases-documents-fatal-alaska-cr
State | AK legislature
Assembly approves 'hybrid' pool board

...operations and $770,000 for student activities funding, pupil transportation and community schools.The Assembly may still alter its funding...women who "defend our nation, enforce the laws, maintain transportation and sanitation systems, deliver our mail, help protect...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-29/assembly-approves-hybrid-pool-board
Local
Empire Editorial: When is it time to talk 'revenue'?

...be curtailed first before talking about growing revenue. That could be a while at the pace we're going.Funding from transportation to education has been on the butcher's block since the legislative session began, and despite carving out healthy chunks...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-26/empire-editorial-when-it-time-talk-re
Opinion

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