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On the Trails: Trailside scrapbook

...Willson is a retired professor of ecology.Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the U.S. Forest Service, not the CBJ, OK'd the bridge built on the Treadwell Trail. This information was included during the editing...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/trails-trailside-scrapbook
Outdoors
City slashes funding requests

...the communication tower at Pederson Hill for emergency radio communication between the Juneau Police Department, U.S. Forest Service and Alaska State Troopers; a rebuilding of the Douglas Harbor; and a snow removal program which would supply...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/city-slashes-funding-requests
Local
My Turn: Forested communities must be made whole

...supported entire families. At its peak in 1989, the U.S. Forest Service shared approximately $362 million with forested...go back to work. I have repeatedly pressed the U.S. Forest Service to increase the timber cut in Southeast Alaska and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-19/my-turn-forested-communities-must-be-
Opinion
Police & Fire for Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

...fire. Fire was extinguished using 2 1/2-gallon water can. Pictures were taken for evidence. Fire Marshal and U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement were notified.? At 2:36 p.m. Wednesday, CCFR responded to a public service call on Lemon Street...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/police-fire-friday-dec-12-2014
Local
Fee changes proposed for Mendenhall Glacier area

JUNEAU - The U.S. Forest Service is considering raising the fee to enter the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center in Juneau.The agency also is considering expanding...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/fee-changes-proposed-mendenhall-glacier
State
Sealaska nears final land claim

Nearly 43 years after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act was signed into law by President Richard Nixon, Sealaska Corporation will likely receive the final acres of Tongass National Forest land it is entitled to. Robert Dillon, a spokesman for Sen.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/sealaska-nears-final-land-claim
Local
An invitation to prey

...people at Johnson Youth Center, were installed around the garden - an open invitation for owls seeking a home.U.S. Forest Service Wildlife Technician Gwen Baluss, who also volunteered to set up the boxes, said owls have used boxes as a substitute...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-01/invitation-prey
Local
Empire Editorial: Be careful, the ice monster lurks

...claim the life of anyone unlucky enough to fall in. But don't just take our word for it; officials with the U.S. Forest Service issued a warning this week to users."The frozen lake and its surroundings are incredibly dynamic during winter...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-21/be-careful-ice-monster-lurks
Opinion
My Turn: 2013 broke records, 2014 won't

...jobs with high multiplier effects - have counteracted the loss of federal jobs in other areas (especially in the U.S. Forest Service). Fishermen in the region caught 479 million pounds of seafood in our waters in 2013, toppling old records and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-12/my-turn-2013-broke-records-2014-wont
Opinion
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...an alpine area marked by three cabins along Dan Moller Trail. Lindh's father, Craig Lindh, worked for the U.S. Forest Service and is largely responsible for mapping out what became Eaglecrest. Lindh, at age seven, became his guinea pig...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-25/lindh-scholarship-looking-youth-spirit
Sports

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