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Juneau proceeds with plans to demolish fire-damaged complex

Eds: APNewsNow. JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - City leaders in Juneau are moving ahead with plans to demolish a downtown apartment complex ravaged by a fire three years ago.
State, federal officials try to tackle feral rabbit problem

JUNEAU (AP) - A "Bunny Task Force" has been created in an effort to help control Juneau's growing population of feral rabbits.
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...
Juneau woman who freed eagle from trap back in court

In John Forrest's eyes, anti-trappers have been springing his traps, stealing his catch, destroying his equipment and generally hindering his livelihood for years. The offenders have always remained faceless, and they've always gotten away with it.
University of Alaska to cut programs

...having three of something isn't as good as having one strong something," UA president candidate Jim Johnsen told the Juneau Empire. The university system has $15 million less to work with this fiscal year. The legislature slashed its budget...
Halibut bycatch limit reduced by 25 percent in Bering Sea

...and frustrated trawlers targeting other fish who say they've voluntarily put measures in place to avoid bycatch, the Juneau Empire reported.Two council members were recused from the vote because of their jobs in the fishing industry.The National...
What others say: Bennett's visit reason for cautious optimism

It's no secret that when it comes to the topic of transboundary mining issues, the opinion pages of the Juneau Empire have flowed one direction. Today, even though our position and concern for Southeast waters hasn't changed...

JUNEAU, Alaska - Juneau teenager Maire New has a big dream: She wants to be the first Alaskan to graduate from The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. Her supporters in Juneau are helping her get there, the Juneau Empire reported Monday.
What others say: Make good on UA system's strengths

...destination for learning and education. As Johnsen prepares to become UA's president, we hope that his focus strategy will not overlook ways to grow the university, not simply preserve its core specialties. - The Juneau Empire, July 22
What others say: More questions than answers

...misappropriated and if there's anything scandalous in nature to be uncovered. Dodging questions, playing dumb and hiding behind privacy technicalities isn't an answer - they only bring about more questions.- The Juneau Empire, June 21


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