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Infographic: Update: 29th Legislature Scoreboard

...The federal government should not manage ANWR's coastal plain as wilderness.HJR 13: The U.S. Army should not redeploy troops away from Alaska bases.A concurrent resolution is both houses speaking with one voice. Requires a simple majority of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/infographic-update-29th-legislature-sco
State | AK legislature
On two fronts, Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for Tikrit

TIKRIT, Iraq - Iraqi troops clashed along two fronts with Islamic...Earlier Thursday, al-Obeidi visited troops and met with senior military commanders...Sunni city, fall to the government troops.The United States, which spent billions...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/two-fronts-iraqi-forces-battle-islami
Not For Web
Rally planned in support of keeping Alaska troops

...Monday night at a rally in support of keeping Army troops in Alaska.The Rally For Our Troops at the Dena'ina Center is an attempt to persuade...main units of both posts were cut, 10,800 troops and 19,000 dependents, about 4 percent of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-23/rally-planned-support-keeping-alaska-tr
State
Francis Troop Blake

Francis Troop BlakeOctober 24, 1962 December 24, 2014Francis Troop Blake, age 52, passed away Christmas Eve, December...and Jesse Yaletchko, Tyler Cole, and Kiersten Lynch. Troop worked many jobs in his lifetime. He grew up in Gillette...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173878950
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...SCR5The U.S. Army should not reduce troop levels in Alaska. SCR6April 2015 is Sexual...HJR13The U.S. Army should not reduce troop levels in Alaska. HJR14The state should...SJR14The U.S. Army should not reduce troop levels in Alaska. SJR15The state should...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/legislature-enters-second-half-heres-on
State | AK legislature
A professor, wearer of fancy hats, food bank creator and advocate honored

...Scout growing up and her daughters are Girl Scouts today. She just completed a term on the statewide board and has served as a troop leader and helped raise funds to bring girls from across Southeast Alaska to Girl Scout camp in the summer.Sixteen girls from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-06/sung-and-unsung-heroes
Local
Thanks, from Girl Scout Troop 4016

Girl Scout Troop 4016 would like to thank the following companies for their support of our...Dining on a Dime" cookbook, and a onesie or t-shirt with a logo our troop designed. Thanks again!Lillianna Mendoza, Molly Minick, Virginia Potts...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-07/thanks-girl-scout-troop-4016
Neighbors
Leaders rally against Army force reductions

...reductions in the number of U.S. Army troops at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in...a brigade at JBER could total 5,000 troops and 9,000 dependents, a total loss...We see a potential of losing 5,800 troops plus dependents, which could mean a total...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/leaders-rally-against-army-force-reduct
State
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...during World War II, U.S. forces invaded Eniwetok Atoll, encountering little initial resistance from Imperial Japanese troops. (The Americans secured the atoll less than a week later.)In 1959, the United States launched Vanguard 2, a satellite...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-17/today-history-febuary-17
Local
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...the 2,650 Japanese troops only 28 were taken prisoner...hope of receiving more troops to defend the island...explosives per day. Japanese troop strength was estimated...Kiska began. The total troop strength was over 34...Alaska Scouts. All the troops had trained at Adak and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-04/forgotten-battle-alaska-part-iii-us
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