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Reflecting on a just wage this Labor Day weekend

...depending on where in Southeast Alaska they are assigned due to the difference of food prices. The cost of food on Prince of Wales Island is different than here in Juneau. In order to provide what is proper, we have to look at people's needs and offer...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-31/reflecting-just-wage-labor-day-weeken
Opinion
Villager shoots muskox chasing tethered dog

...NOME - A muskox that chased a tethered village dog and ignored attempts to scare it off was shot and killed in the village of Wales.Muskoxen have been showing up in unusually high numbers in the village at the tip of the Seward Peninsula as well as in Nome...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-24/villager-shoots-muskox-chasing-tethered
State
Canadian company eyes new mine in Alaska

...A Canadian company is moving forward with plans for a new rare-earth metals mine at the end of Kendrick Bay on Prince of Wales Island, sending a team to drill and spending millions sampling rock and studying the area.The goal of Ucore's team is to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/canadian-company-eyes-new-mine-alaska
State
Loan approved for Prince of Wales hydro project

KETCHIKAN - A $20 million loan has been approved for a new hydropower project on Prince of Wales Island.KRBD (http://is.gd/mHK24k) reports that the Alaska Energy Authority approved the loan to Haida Energy Inc...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/loan-approved-prince-wales-hydro-projec
State
Kasaan's West named VPSO of the year

...for his above-and-beyond contributions to the Prince of Wales community he calls home.The list of duties in the job description...said, and he chose Kasaan because he has family on Prince of Wales. He's from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, originally.He likes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/kasaans-west-named-vpso-year
Local
Ronaldo double clinches Super Cup for Real Madrid

CARDIFF, Wales - Moving on from a frustrating World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo began the new season as the last one ended for Real Madrid - with...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-13/ronaldo-double-clinches-super-cup-real
Sports
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...than 6,000 acres of old-growth and 2,000 acres of young-growth timber near Thorne Bay and Coffman Cove on Prince of Wales Island. Supporters of the sale hope it will reinvigorate the region's timber industry.It's the old growth acreage the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-thorn
Local
Echo Ranch celebrates a 50 year anniversary

...current camp director since 2011, said they had "14 different communities presented here last year." From as far as Prince of Wales island, to as far north as Yakutat, kids and counselors go to Echo Ranch for the unique service of faith and traditional summer...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/echo-ranch-celebrates-50-year-anniv
Neighbors
Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...said. Other young growth harvesting projects are being planned for Kosciusko Island and Naukati-Greater Staney on Prince of Wales. The Tongass National Forest spans 17 million acres, but less than 4 percent is old growth forest. These trees are valuable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/group-meeting-aid-tongass-transition
State
Prince of Wales Marathon results

Last weekend's 15th Annual Prince of Wales Marathon featured more than 100 individual participants and 30 relay teams that left from the Craig High School starting line...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-01/prince-wales-marathon-results
Sports

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