Capital City Fire and Rescue firefighters, Juneau Police officers, and their families participated in the Third Annual 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Juneau Federal Building on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.
The event was intended to remember the 343 firefighters and 60 police officers who perished during 9-11 in New York City as well as a benefit for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
- The amendment to phase out old-growth logging has been in the works since 2014. It takes effect in 30 days.
- Black carbon, which is produced by burning, can accelerate warming of the atmosphere and melting of glaciers.
- Plans for managing the nation's largest national forest call for changes in timber harvests that one critic says will be "the demise of the timber industry."
- President Obama today issued an executive order creating the “Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area” of 112,300 square miles.