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Major expansion planned at Sea-Tac Airport

...options for expanding the main terminal and adding gates north and south.Alaska Airlines is currently the airport's largest user. It carries more than half of Sea-Tac's passengers and pays the port $115 million a year.Delta is growing fast and aims...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-29/major-expansion-planned-sea-tac-airport
State
Letter: Gillnetting on the rivers

...ability to find the grocery store." We have a similar situation here. Christianson said it's all about food, as if this user group is not going to be able to get enough fish if they can't use a gillnet. If you can't get enough fish now with all...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-01-29/letter-gillnetting-rivers
Letters
New version of pot bill scrapped

...in November. But instead of removing the drug from the state's list of controlled substances, the bill would instead give users the benefit of the doubt if they wound up in court for a marijuana-related charge. Technically, the drug would remain illegal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/new-version-pot-bill-scrapped
State | AK legislature
Marijuana activist plans to open medical pot dispensary

...exchange for marijuana, she said. Greene also plans to begin a "co-op" for club members who are recreational marijuana users and can exchange pot products between themselves.State Alcoholic Beverage Control Board director Cynthia Franklin said activity...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/marijuana-activist-plans-open-medical-p
State
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...areas that had high petroleum potential but low conflict with environmental resources or Alaska Native village subsistence users.Previous lease sales have removed from consideration a 25-mile-wide buffer along the Chukchi Sea coast because of its...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/drilling-plan-may-restrict-sensitive-ar
State | AK legislature
Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...for the aquatics facilities.Improved user numbers for all Parks and Recreation facilities...services, Duncan is also considering variable user fees and staffing schedules.Rates would potentially vary according to peak user periods at the pools, so that more popular...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/juneau-pools-wont-change-hands-just-yet
Local
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...prudent fiscal policy. ... Medicaid expansion is good for Alaskans and good for Alaska."There are 150,000 Medicaid users in the state, according to a presentation by Pat Pitney, director of the state Office of Management and Budget. Expanding...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/walkers-budget-proposal-corrections-and
State | AK legislature
BOF head Johnstone resigns

...review the Board's actions and think about how their lack of an open and transparent public process looks to us legislators, user groups and the public."Reaction was swift. The Walker administration contacted Maw on Monday to discuss his appointment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/bof-head-johnstone-resigns
State
Woman cited for tampering with traps

...tests the relationship between different user groups in Juneau, such as the Alaska Trappers...officially get along and we can still have these user groups coexist, rather than having more...canine-related activities concurrently with other user groups. Grateful Dogs hopes that other...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-18/woman-cited-tampering-traps
Local
Troopers urge caution after dog caught in trap

...don't think they're going to have those interactions with user groups," the troopers said. "Because even if they weren't...bad and it doesn't make for a good relationship between those user groups."The regulations surrounding trapping can be complicated...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-11/troopers-urge-caution-after-dog-caught-
Local

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