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My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

At long last, the United States government appears poised to seize ? if at times, fitfully - it's Arctic Destiny. Earlier this year, in January, the federal government...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/ramp-us-alaskas-arctic-infrastructure
Opinion
Book review: 'Under The North Star'

...Greist, a nurse who followed her doctor husband to Barrow in the 1920s was mostly responsible. At that time the United States government had little medical care in Alaska, so it was a good time for a physician and trained nurses to be in a tiny...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-13/book-review-under-north-star
Art
Nations jockey for Arctic position

...saying it is preparing for the rapid changes coming in the far north."Each Arctic government, including the United States government, has developed an Arctic strategy, and the administration expects to release an implementation plan for our...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-02/nations-jockey-arctic-position
State
Tlingit code talkers honored with Congressional Silver Medals

...the U.S. government recognizing Native American languages in a positive way."In the late 1800's, The United States government forced Native American children to attend English-only boarding schools," Reid said. "Native Children were...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-21/tlingit-code-talkers-honored-congressio
State | Local
Cuba lets athletes sign in foreign leagues

...Baseball, but MLB and its clubs have and will continue to act in accordance with the laws and policies of the United States government."Athletes' wages are not made public in Cuba but are believed to be somewhere around the $20 a month that...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-29/cuba-lets-athletes-sign-foreign-league
Sports
Pebble Mine & the Clean Water Act

...under a cloud of uncertainty, nine tribes from Bristol Bay, commercial fishermen and sportsmen turned to our United State government and asked them to use an important, but little used, tool put in place by the Clean Water Act to help protect...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-03-01/pebble-mine-clean-water-act
Opinion
In the Stacks: New nonfiction

...conduct agreements, and over time, the nature, ritual, and content of the exchange changed. By the time the United States Government was established, the Natives were still working to hold their own in each treaty, but the balance of power had...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-11-21/stacks-new-nonfiction
Art
My Turn: I love my Ford F250 4x4

...even if it is very slow. I believe we can do better and at the same time build a stronger economy in the United States. Government subsidies are no longer needed to economically produce solar power.Why did we buy the Prius? It gets 50 mpg...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-08-29/i-love-my-ford-f250-4x4
Opinion
Giving voice to the past: Local writers provide depth to ANB history

...Johnson (Taakw K'wat'i), who along with Hope's great-grandfather helped organize the lawsuit against the United States government that Metcalfe describes as setting the stage for ANCSA, "Tlingit and Haida Indians v. United States." They...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-10-18/giving-voice-past-local-writers-provide-d
Art
This Day in History

...passed the Sedition Act, making it a federal crime to publish false, scandalous or malicious writing about the United States government. In 1881, outlaw William H. Bonney Jr., alias Billy the Kid, was shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071405/sta_20050714010.shtml
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