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My Turn: The folly of Chenault's federal land grab

...of those too.Utah gave the U.S. government until Dec. 31, 2014 to transfer...resources. So Utah claims that the U.S. government broke a promise made to it by...title to any lands" held by the U.S. government. But in exchange Alaskans were...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-27/moniak-column-folly-chenaults-federal
Opinion
My Turn: Sealaska receives new ANCSA land

In the final days of 2014, Congress passed legislation that moved the U.S. government closer to fulfilling its promise to return Native lands to Sealaska shareholders.This lands bill provides a comprehensive and visionary...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-26/my-turn-sealaska-receives-new-ancsa-l
Opinion
Egan wants to save daylight in Southeast

...Egan said. Ending daylight saving time will put the state as many as five hours behind the East Coast, the seat of U.S. government and commerce."Getting rid of daylight saving time would make Juneau the land of the 9 p.m. sunset and the 3...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/egan-wants-save-daylight-southeast
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Cracks in the door

...Pioneer Natural Resources Company, a Dallas-based oil producer, have also received special permission from the U.S. government to export such minimally processed oil. Enterprise Partners already has two term contracts with Japanese traders...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-01/my-turn-cracks-door
Opinion
Taku Smokeries needs more fish

...halibut catch quotas are being held in Vancouver, British Columbia, which is a joint effort with Canadian and the U.S. governments. "This will determine what our halibut quota will be, that's a big deal for us," Norman said.Because of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-01/taku-smokeries-needs-more-fish
Neighbors
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...children.On Nov. 10, 1945 the last of the Natives of Attu disembarked in Seattle. They were informed by the U.S. Government that there were too few of them to rebuild their village on Attu. Instead, they would live on Atka Island in the...

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

...legally visit Cuba as an American citizen is to take a "people to people" cultural exchange tour licensed by the U.S. government. The tours are expensive and itineraries are limited.NEW YORK CITYTwo big openings take place in the Big Apple...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/destinations-2015
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...2002, President George W. Bush signed the Homeland Security Act, creating the largest reorganization of the U.S. government since the creation of the Department of Defense. As part of the Homeland Security Act, authority over the U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-16/empire-editorial-defend-coast-guard
Opinion
Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...being seriously considered."We're looking for the U.S. government to tell us different ways that we can deal with this...because primarily this is a problem between the U.S. government and the Canadian government," he said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-18/alaska-ferry-project-caught-flap-over-u
State
Bringing Native history to the fore

...Ruddy said.Paul, Peter Simpson and Judge James Wickersham made up the "triad" that pushed the idea of suing the U.S. government, Ruddy said. At that point, in 1929, Alaska Natives had only been considered citizens for five years, following...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-04/bringing-native-history-fore
Art

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