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What others say: Closing down schools will shut down communities

...Closing schools in too many cases will result in closing down communities after families move away. If lawmakers do insist on pursuing this option, it should be after all other alternatives have been exhausted.- Juneau Empire,Nov. 15
What others say: Feed the eagles, not the rabbits

...notorious for spreading disease.If you're going to do anything, trap them in live traps (ADFG and GHS have loaner traps available) and take them to Fish and Game.In the end, feed the eagles and not the rabbits.- Juneau Empire,Nov. 8
Juneau proceeds with plans to demolish fire-damaged complex

...the demolition by 30 days to allow a Seattle-based company time to flesh out plans to restore the building.The Juneau Empire reports ( ) that PPP LLC announced late last month that it had reached a deal to buy...
State, federal officials try to tackle feral rabbit problem

...response to the increasing number of complaints issued to the department about the rabbits in the Mendenhall Valley, The Juneau Empire reported. Sell estimates that there are "upwards of a couple hundred" rabbits now living in the valley.The Bunny...
What others say: Keep feds out of Alaskans' private data

...against the final version.The Empire has long believed in personal privacy and public discourse. Given the federal government's repeated infringement upon both, we feel we cannot trust it with this new authority.- Juneau Empire,Nov. 5
What others say: Talking about suicide is difficult, but we must

...something about it. Not the man next door, not the woman down the street - all of us.If you are the one who sits at home and vomits criticism from your Facebook page, the suicide isn't the problem: You are.- Juneau Empire,Oct. 25
AKRR approved to carry LNG

AKRR approved to carry LNG The Federal Railroad Administration has given the Alaska Railroad permission to carry liquefied natural gas.
Right to access also comes with responsibilities

...week as a lawsuit in which a trapper sought damages from a woman for illegally springing his traps went to court.The Juneau Empire reported that John Forrest filed the suit against Kathleen Turley, seeking $5,000 in damages. Turley, whose attorney...
Life-threatening injuries for one survivor after Juneau plane crash

By CHARLES L. WESTMORELAND and PAULA ANN SOLIS JUNEAU EMPIRE Seattle's Harborview Medical Center staff identified Martha Mackowiak, 51, as the passenger medevaced last night from Juneau to Seattle after surviving a plane crash.
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What others say: Time to buy out TransCanada

...watchdog thus far, and while the AGDC may have stumbled during some hearings, we trust that the issues revealed by the Legislature's questioning will soon be resolved and the state will be better off for it.- Juneau Empire, Oct. 30


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