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My Turn: BLM is right to award Redoubt Falls to Sitka Tribe

...have continued use of its weir and fisheries enhancement program there; and the area would continue to be open to subsistence users.We respectfully ask the trustees to stop their appeal. Stop fighting us. You are scratching old wounds. The namesake of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-20/blm-right-award-redoubt-falls-sitka-t
Opinion
Sheldon Jackson College land is rightfully ours; give it back

...have continued use of its weir and fisheries enhancement program there; and the area would continue to be open to subsistence users.We respectfully ask the trustees to stop their appeal. Stop fighting us. You are scratching old wounds. The namesake of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/sheldon-jackson-college-land-rightfully
Local
My Turn: The Katzehin ferries - design by politics

...taxpayers, ferry costs are partially offset by fares collected from users. But the SATP doesn't even discuss the revenue side of the...then it would seem logical to save money by eliminating such user amenities. But the more important questions are about the hull...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/my-turn-katzehin-ferries-design-polit
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: Setnet initiative inappropriate for fish regs

...and fish allocation to the relatively new user group.Drift fishermen find themselves...salmon.The infighting and backbiting among user groups has been vicious, disheartening...Despite all of the vitriol, no one user group has managed to eliminate the other...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-03/alaska-editorial-setnet-initiative-in
Opinion
Domestic violence JPD's biggest concern

...Drugs are next on the list, especially since drug use can fuel other crimes. Many thefts and burglaries are committed by drug users who are looking for items to sell so they can get their next fix."Property crime is driven by drug activity," Johnson said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/domestic-violence-jpds-biggest-concern
Local
Eaglecrest board gives ice rink cold shoulder

...Chamber was packed Monday evening with users of the Treadwell Ice Arena and the city's...significant potential benefits for the ardent users for a facility, but it also has some risks...out" some of the rink's and pools' users, Kiehl said."We price out the general...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-22/eaglecrest-board-gives-ice-rink-cold-sh
Local
Empire Editorial: Hazing only hurts

...paddling.""Outrageous!" one Facebook user wrote."These are felony actions...going on for yeeeaaars," another Facebook user wrote. "It happened to me several times...easy fix.After our article, Twitter user @AshtinKenney18 wrote, "The paddling...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-18/empire-editorial-hazing-hurts
Opinion
The story behind Juneau's 'iron' throne

...George R. R. Martin - went viral after it was posted to Reddit on the Fourth of July holiday.The image, posted by Reddit user "Alaskaty" with the caption, "So this is burning tonight in Juneau, Alaska," has since attracted a half a million hits...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15/story-behind-juneaus-iron-throne
Local
City workers shouldering more after job cuts

...time in April, Wahto said, and August hockey camp will only be one week long, instead of the usual two."It will impact (user groups) to some degree," Fischer said.After 20 years with the city, it's hard to see so many cuts made this time around...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-09/city-workers-shouldering-more-after-job
Local
E-cig users face new but familiar rule

...e-cigarette use. It's hard to say what's fact and what isn't, but, regardless, he doesn't plan to be a lifetime user."Ultimately, I do want to quite smoking electronic cigarettes as well," he said.Mace said he's disappointed he'll...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/e-cig-users-face-new-familiar-rule
Local

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