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Joseph Washington Betit

...Adjutant General at Ft. Devens, Mass. Joseph and family moved to the Panama Canal Zone where he oversaw a large U.S. Government printing installation and eliminated illegal activities. In addition to numerous service medals he was awarded the...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177500115
Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...Syrians facing brutality in their home country. Some Democrats and refugee advocates likened the GOP reaction to the U.S. government turning away Jews fleeing Nazi Germany and placing Japanese in internment camps during World War II.The emotions...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18/republicans-rush-shut-border
Nation and World
Park halts cable project

...Kataguni Island, within the waters of the park, states: "Cable Area."In the first half of the 20th century, the U.S. government and telecommunications companies strung copper telephone lines between Juneau and the northern end of Lynn Canal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-13/park-halts-cable-project
State
Thunder Mountain High School October student recognition

...compassionate and a strong leader in our community!""Deanna is amazing and I am so honored to have her in my U.S. government class this semester," Sheakley-Early said. "Deanna is a part of Teen Council and has spent much of her past...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-10-25/thunder-mountain-high-school-octobe
Neighbors
Chinese cyberattacks on US companies continue

...with the United States, according to a newly published analysis by a cybersecurity company with close ties to the U.S. government.The Irvine, California-based company, CrowdStrike, says it documented seven Chinese cyberattacks against U...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-20/chinese-cyberattacks-us-comp
Nation and World
Law student sues CIA over data on Salvadoran Army officer

...and served as a commander of troops. It claims he adhered to a counterinsurgency strategy that was supported by the U.S. government.It also claims he helped block humanitarian aid to areas thought to be occupied by guerrillas, and set up ?Äufree-fire...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-06/law-student-sues-cia-over-da
Nation and World
Marijuana pesticide flap brings consumer lawsuit in Colorado

...over what chemicals should be allowed in the cultivation of pot and leaves the plaintiffs facing a dilemma: The U.S. government still regards almost all marijuana as an illicit drug and there are no federal safety guidelines for growing it...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-05
State
Pot pesticide flap brings lawsuit in Colorado

...over what chemicals should be allowed in the cultivation of pot and leaves the plaintiffs facing a dilemma: The U.S. government still regards almost all marijuana as an illicit drug and there are no federal safety guidelines for growing it...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-06/pot-pesticide-flap-brings-la
Nation and World
My Turn: The Alexander Archipelago Wolf

...know.Archipelago means "lots of islands." "Alexander" was a Russian Tsar.The Alaska Statehood Act gave the U.S. government land ownership of Southeast Alaska. Today a bloated U.S. Forest Service with a transient work force of hundreds...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-05/my-turn-alexander-archipelago-wolf
Opinion
US to accept 85,000 refugees in 2016

...United Nations.A letter made public last week and signed by several former Obama administration officials urged the U.S. government to accept 100,000 Syrian migrants, and to put in place special rules to speed the resettlement process. Germany...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-21/us-accept-85000-refugees-201
Nation and World

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