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Scientists ask Obama to protect old growth forest

...magnificent tall hemlock and Sitka spruce, Schoen said.Gordon Orians, professor of biology emeritus at the University of Washington, acknowledged that part of the motivation for protecting old growth is the powerful, emotional relationship...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-25/scientists-ask-obama-protect-old-growth
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Scientists ask Obama to protect old growth forest

...magnificent, tall hemlock and Sitka spruce, Schoen said.Gordon Orians, professor of biology emeritus at the University of Washington, acknowledged that part of the motivation for protecting old growth is the powerful, emotional relationship...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-26/scientists-ask-obama-protect-old-growth
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Author Lecture Series continues with "Empire of Extinction"

...in the first event of the series. The final installment will be July 10, and will feature Ross Coen, of the University of Washington, who will discuss his book, "Owning the Ocean: Alaska Fishermen and the Japanese "Invasion" of Bristol...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-12/author-lecture-series-continues-empire-ex
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Disability rights advocate Don Brandon dies at 60

...recently working as an access coordinator with Southeast Alaska Independent Living in Juneau. He died at the University of Washington Medical Center with family at his side. He was 60.Those close to Brandon knew him as an advocate for people...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/disability-rights-advocate-don-brandon-
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Billy Frank Jr., tribal fishing activist, dies

...decision."The whole issue of indigenous rights became more prominent after the decision," said the retired University of Washington professor.Over the next 40 years, Frank continued to advocate for tribal fishing rights and protection of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-06/billy-frank-jr-tribal-fishing-activist-
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Authors to lecture this summer at State Historical Library

Three authors will lecture this summer at the Alaska State Historical Library: Annie Boochever of Juneau, Ryan Tucker of New Zealand and Ross Coen of Washington. Boochever will speak at noon on Thursday, May 15, on her debut novel "Bristol Bay Summer.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-01/authors-lecture-summer-state-historical-l
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Symphony announces finalists for conductor position

...science and music from the University of Puget Sound; doctorate in musical arts in orchestral conducting from the University of Washington.More information: http://www.washingtonidahosymphony.org/index.php/2013-2014-artists/jeremy-briggs-robertsScheduled...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-24/symphony-announces-finalists-conductor-po
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Doctor accused of misconduct surrenders license

...with the commission. He worked as burn center director at Harborview until late 2002, and he retired from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 2011.When he testified, Heimbach told a compelling story about treating one particular...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-22/doctor-accused-misconduct-surrenders-li
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Boochever to give talk tomorrow at State Historical Library

...catastrophic environmental damage brought on by fur mammal hunting and trading.Ross Coen, a Ph.D. student at the University of Washington, will speak July 10 on his book "Owning the Ocean: Alaska Fishermen and the Japanese 'Invasion' of Bristol...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-15/boochever-give-talk-tomorrow-state-histor
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Outgoing Owen recalls 2 decades mastering harbor

...Sutliff, and Owen was familiar with the island long before he made the permanent move.First he attended the University of Washington and then served as an officer in the Army Corps of Engineers for 24 years."Mostly stateside work building...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-12/outgoing-owen-recalls-2-decades-masteri
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