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New ruling on protective orders for Native tribes

...curb domestic violence and empower tribes."This will no doubt add to the protection of our Native women and children in our villages," he said. "It is one less step victims will have to take in order to get the protection from law enforcement that they...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/new-ruling-protective-orders-native-tri
State
Some Natives allowed visa-free travel in Russia

...Chukotka region, and many still have relatives there - including Metcalf, who was born and raised in the Yup'ik Eskimo village of Savoonga about 60 miles southeast of the Russian border."I'm excited about it," Metcalf said of the program starting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/some-natives-allowed-visa-free-travel-r
State
Alaska village girl dies after falling into sewage lagoon

MANOKOTAK - A 5-year-old girl from Manokotak (man-oh-KOH'-tak) has died after falling into the Alaska village's sewage lagoon.Alaska State Troopers say Daphne Mochin was taken by emergency flight to Anchorage, but died from the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-24/alaska-village-girl-dies-after-falling-
State
Feds award almost $7 million to tribes for housing

...23-unit senior rental housing project? Eklutna Native Village, $600,000 to build a health clinic? Gulkana Village Council, $600,000 to build three single-family homes? Hughes Village, $345,919 to build a housing unit? Metlakatla Housing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/feds-award-almost-7-million-tribes-hous
State
Families welcome Japanese students

...middle school students from Nishiokoppe, a small Japanese village on Hokkaido Island, found their name tags on a table and took...partnership between Juneau and Nishiokoppe is ingrained in village children at a young age as something they will naturally do...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-29/families-welcome-japanese-students
Local
US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in Syria

...activist group said Turkish troops had shelled the Syrian border village of Til Findire, targeting Kurdish fighters and hitting one of their vehicles on Sunday night. The village is east of the border town of Kobani, where the Kurds handed a...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/us-turkey-plan-safe-zone-free-syria
Not For Web
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...a dozen plaintiffs in the case. The 2003 exemption of the Tongass was first challenged in a lawsuit filed by the Organized Village of Kake, the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, and other environmental and tourism organizations."This is great news...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-roadless-rule-overtur
State
A job with a view Southeast Alaskan pilot opens up from the cockpit

...at Alaska Seaplanes where he has a hand in training new pilots and developing emergency response plans. With more than 250 villages statewide lacking road systems, it's the daily trips to the grocery store and doctor visits that keep Kveum busy."For...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-26/job-view-southeast-alaskan-pilot-op
Neighbors
Strong earthquake rattles Alaska's Aleutian Islands

...that rocked Alaska's Aleutian Islands.The quake struck at 8:49 p.m. Sunday and was centered 45 miles southwest of the village of Nikolski (nih-KOHL'-skee) at a depth of 16 miles.The USGS says the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.9...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-27/strong-earthquake-rattles-alaskas-aleut
State
Slack Tide: Construction, de-constructed

...building, and I'll tell you it's an outdoor adventure course for my kids. But really, it's like a really crappy Ewok village. And still, it grows more elaborate with each passing day: indeed, I just selected two prime logs for carving into benches...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-26/slack-tide-construction-de-construc
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