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Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...it as a serious threat.Whit Fosburgh is president and CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership in Washington, D.C., which works to preserve public land access for hunters and anglers. Although he said there was general consensus...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/conservation-groups-push-back-federal
Not For Web
Delays at Alaska VA clinics are shorter than US average

...remains to ensure that veterans receive the care they need, when they need it.During a March subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., Murkowski raised questions with VA Interim Undersecretary of Health Carolyn Clancy about the staffing situation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/delays-alaska-va-clinics-are-shorter-us
State
JAHC to host Mexican Brass Quintet Sunday

...in South America, the US, Canada, Africa, Algeria and China, and, most recently, at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in March 2015.Tickets are on sale now at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, Hearthside Books, and at www.jahc...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/jahc-host-mexican-brass-quintet-sunday
Art
It's official: Southeast's got 'spirit'

...businesses subject to changes in federal regulations and compliance."They're dependent on what comes out of Washington, D.C., and it can be extremely frustrating," she said.In fourth and fifth place for weaknesses were cost of living...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-03/its-official-southeasts-got-spirit
Local
Juneau winner for Alaska Geography Bee

...Dryden Middle School.Ng is the third student from Juneau to win the Alaska Geography Bee. He will be heading to Washington, D.C., for the National Geography Bee. The event will be televised on the National Geographic Channel on May 15 at...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-05/juneau-winner-alaska-geography-bee
Neighbors
Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...and her husband received the Bob Marshall Champions of Wilderness Award in 2010 from the U.S. Forest Service in Washington, D.C.Johnstone also served on the Sitka Assembly - the second woman to hold such a position - and worked tirelessly...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-27/alaska-womens-hall-fame-inducts-2-junea
Local
Sullivan meets with Canadian ambassador on mine issue

...permitting and safety across the border and fear of an impact on the state's fisheries. Sullivan said Tuesday from Washington, D.C., that he had a "very constructive meeting" with Ambassador Gary Doer about "our concerns about the transboundary...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/sullivan-meets-canadian-ambassador-mine
Local | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: YouTube the perfect venue for Murkowski video

...developed and restrictions impede development on other federally controlled land in Alaska. The tune coming out of Washington, D.C. is further restrictions and limitations.The Obama administration has created an additional 12.2 million acres...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-25/alaska-editorial-youtube-perfect-venu
Opinion
Permanent Fund Corporation not immune to DST impact

...Department of Agriculture), (Food and Drug Administration), or (Environmental Protection Agency) offices in Washington, D.C. If Alaska lagged 5 hours behind, staff might have to call-in for a teleconference at 4 a.m. or forego participation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/permanent-fund-corporation-not-immune-d
State | AK legislature
My Turn: University of Alaska celebrates centennial milestone

...of Alaska. They provided a crucial endorsement, via telegram to Alaska Territorial Delegate James Wickersham in Washington, D.C., during an end-of-session debate in the U.S. Congress.For more than a year, Wickersham had been promoting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-09/my-turn-university-alaska-celebrates-
Opinion

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