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Donald W. Barnes

Donald W. Barnes passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 31, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. Don was born in Taft, California on December 13, 1929 to Lenwood and Kathleen Barnes. Don grew up in Taft and after graduating from high school, enlisted in the

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Ocean acidification threatens marine life

NORMANBY ISLAND, Papua New Guinea - Katharina Fabricius plunged from a dive boat into the Pacific Ocean of tomorrow.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-15/ocean-acidification-threatens-marine-li
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Sharing stories of bias and feelings of exclusion could be a way for the Juneau School District to start addressing the longstanding gap between Native and white academic achievement, some educators believe.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022700/Loc_school.shtml
Alaska on the page: New and notable titles

"Bears of the Last Frontier: The Adventure of a Lifetime Among Alaska's Black, Grizzly, and Polar Bears," by Chris Morgan Follow the epic journey of wildlife conservationist and bear biologist Chris Morgan as he travels by motorcycle across Alaska while filming the PBS Nature documentary "Bears of the Last Frontier." Morgan treks deep into the wild and magical habitat of brown bears on the Alaska Peninsula, grizzly bears in Denali National Park, and polar bears on the sea ice.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-08-17/alaska-page-new-and-notable-titles
Art
United States leadership needed in Arctic Ocean

The United States has vital interests in the Arctic Ocean, given Alaska's location and the impact of climate change in the far north on the world's environment, natural resources, population and security. The United States needs to assert leadership now to promote ecologically sound, productive and peaceful management of the Arctic Ocean. U.S. ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is the urgent first step in this regard but it should be accompanied by an initiative to make the central Arctic Ocean a peaceful preserve for all humankind.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120309/opi_531556737.shtml
Another approach to equity in public schools

Sharing stories of bias and feelings of exclusion could be a way for the Juneau School District to start addressing the longstanding gap between Native and white academic achievement, some educators believe.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022700/Loc_school.html
Local
Smith, Heimbuch wed

Smith, Heimbuch wed Brianne Smith and Cory Heimbuch were married March 26, 2011 at Grace Community Covenant Church in Olympia, Wash.The bride is the daughter of Debbie and Darren Smith of Olympia. She graduated from North Thurston High School in Olympia and attended Asuza Pacific University in Asuza, Calif. She is employed at Juneau Youth Services.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-04-16/smith-heimbuch-wed
Weddings
Study: Overfishing easing in some areas

WASHINGTON - Crabcakes and fish sticks won't be disappearing after all.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073109/sta_473236013.shtml
Top of the World Classic tips off in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - Al Sokaitis may be the only college basketball coach in America who frets when there's not enough snow for his basketball tournament. At the Top of the World Classic, host University of Alaska Fairbanks likes to give teams a taste of what it's like to live in the north by exposing them to mushing, curling and ice carving. So far, only a dusting of snow has touched Interior Alaska.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112102/spo_topoworld.shtml
Sports
Outside editorial: Energy inefficient

This editorial first appeared in the Los Angeles Times:

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031308/opi_257547061.shtml

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