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Feds allow Shell to drill for oil in Arctic

...Portland, Oregon, and briefly delayed from leaving July 30 by Greenpeace protesters in climbing gear hanging from a bridge over the Willamette River.The Fennica reached the drill site 70 miles off Alaska's northwest coast on Aug. 11.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/feds-allow-shell-drill-oil-arctic
State
Shell seeks more drilling

...Portland, Oregon, shipyard. On July 30, Greenpeace USA protesters with climbing gear hung from St. Johns Bridge over the Willamette River and prevented the vessel from leaving.Activists in kayaks also blocked the ship. Portland police and the U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-11/shell-seeks-more-drilling
State
Shell seeks modified permit for Arctic offshore drilling

...Portland, Oregon, shipyard. On July 30, Greenpeace USA protesters with climbing gear hung from St. Johns Bridge over the Willamette River and prevented the vessel from leaving.Activists in kayaks also blocked the ship. Portland police and the U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-10/shell-seeks-modified-permit-arctic-offs
State
Authorities report 2 arrests in Portland's drilling protest

...leaving Portland for an Arctic drilling operation.Lt. Harry Smith says 19-year-old Christian Pence refused to leave the Willamette River after being told the waterway was closed Thursday afternoon, and then assaulted a deputy who tried to remove him from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/authorities-report-2-arrests-portlands-
State
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt

...Time Thursday on Greenpeace until the 13 environmental protesters dangling from ropes below the St. Johns Bridge across the Willamette River in Portland, Ore., pull themselves onto the bridge. The fines will escalate daily until reaching $10,000 per...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/judge-finds-greenpeace-usa-contempt
State
With protest in Oregon over, Shell prepares for Arctic drilling

...the Aleutian Islands and sent to Portland for repairs.Thirteen members of Greenpeace USA dangled from a bridge over the Willamette River and kayakers converged on the Fennica to block the repaired icebreaker from heading toward the Pacific Ocean and on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-02/protest-oregon-over-shell-prepares-arct
State
My Turn: UAS offers good education close to home

...about $33,000 for an out-of-state student at Western Washington University, or $57,000 at a private university like Willamette.It is widely recognized that postsecondary education is a good investment. College graduates earn twice as much as non-college...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-30/my-turn-uas-offers-good-education-clo
Opinion
BPA to spend $125 million for OR habitat

...million to protect fish and wildlife habitat in Oregon's Willamette Valley. The Oregonian reports that the federal power agency...compensates for habitat lost when the government built 13 Willamette River basin dams and reservoirs. The money will help the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091310/reg_707291933.shtml
Regional News
Owens, Felix wed

Wendy Owens and Brian Felix were married on May 9, 2009, in Cone Chapel at Willamette University in Salem, Ore. Their honeymoon was a cruise through the Florida Keys and Belize. They are on their way back to Juneau...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052409/nei_443385599.shtml
Johnson, Jakeman wed

...Hawaii.The prospective bride is the daughter of Susan Wanberg of Ketchikan and Edwin Johnson of Juneau. She attended Willamette University in Salem, Ore. where she earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry, and the University of New Mexico, where...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2013-04-07/johnson-jakeman-wed
Weddings

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