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Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...anyone who wants to protect their drinking water from pesticides and herbicides."The...the definitive, and most fun, book on water in the American West. Reisner has terrific...Cadillac Desert" lays out a hundred years of water history, politics and chicanery. Young...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/five-good-reads-earth-day
Art
Hoonah's dock divide

...in order to spend it elsewhere.The state "multi-use deep water marine berthing facility project" grant, to be administered...City of Hoonah will provide a public dock, specifically a deep water berthing facility, in Hoonah, which will allow for a variety...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-16/hoonahs-dock-divide
Local
How do you spell S-U-C-C-E-S-S?

...bulky and conspicuous devices formerly used. "If they can't tell you, 'I want a drink of water,' they can push an icon and the app will say, 'Water, please,'" Champney explained.REACH is starting small with devices like iPads; Outside...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/how-do-you-spell-s-u-c-c-e-s-s
Local
In the Stacks: Nonfiction for adults

...friendly household, the work was unstintingly hard, and even maids were expected to be strong enough to haul buckets of hot bath water up stairs and yet subsist on meager rations. After World War I, British society changed and the large webs of servants shrank...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/stacks-nonfiction-adults
Art
Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

...in a way that they would be exposed to water in rough seas, the Coast Guard report...Guard said: "Due to the Aiviq design, water regularly washes onto the aft working deck...the tank vents...would be subject to water immersion, potentially being completely...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/coast-guard-tug-engine-failure-blamed-w
State
Saxman adds $5M MIEX system to treat its water

SAXMAN - City of Saxman water operator Richard Shields beams as he...nine-years-in-the-making surface water treatment facility, describing its state-of-the-art...amidst the whirr of machinery.If the water quality ever dips below a certain level...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/saxman-adds-5m-miex-system-treat-its-wa
State
Kuskokwim ice not thick enough for auto travel

...river is not safe enough for autos, and he urged caution when people are traveling.If people do intend to travel on the river, they should inform others of their travel plans.He says there is standing water on the river and pot holes.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/kuskokwim-ice-not-thick-enough-auto-tra
State
My Turn: Assembly must think differently to dodge pool closure

...pool and crowding everyone into the Dimond Park Pool in the Mendenhall Valley is likely to result in many not getting the basic water safety instruction or the fitness benefits that two pools offer. Glacier Swim Club (which includes more than 200 youths and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-16/my-turn-assembly-must-think-different
Opinion
My Turn: Separation of Oil and State

...in Bethel recently. A small metal building suffices there in an area where over 40 percent of the villages have no running water. We are being extravagant with the "haves" and sparing with the "have nots." We should be building roads, bridges and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-15/my-turn-separation-oil-and-state
Opinion

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