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Fairbanks museum adds Alaska-only beetle to collection

...world except Fairbanks, Nenana and Chatanika.Until this month, the university museum didn't have a sample among the 2,500 insect species in the collection there, something that hadn't escaped the attention of Derek Sikes, the museum's curator...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/fairbanks-museum-adds-alaska-only-beetl
State
Crimson Bears, Vikings sweep swim lanes on Falcons' senior weekend

...think I will concentrate on this year, the 500 free, 200 free and maybe 100 fly."Winning the 50 and swimming the 500 require vastly different training goals...training both of those."Kito also won the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:29...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-21/crimson-bears-vikings-sweep-swim-lanes
Sports
Southeast population growth levels off

...thriving industry to what it is now," he said to the group at the business meeting.In the 1990s, the industry lost 3,500 timber jobs and more than $100 million in annual pay, Schijvens reported."Over the last decade, timber employment has shrunk...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/southeast-population-growth-levels
Local
Park(ing) Day

...occupying various parking spaces around downtown, but costs associated with providing liability insurance for the pop-up parks - $500 per space, as required by the city - made participation difficult. "I understand CBJ needs to do this from a risk management...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/parking-day
Local
Empire Editorial: With new plan for The Road, history shows a lawsuit will follow

...2000s there wasn't much of an industry left. But SEACC and others kept courtrooms busy. In the 1990s, the industry lost 3,500 timber jobs and more than $100 million in annual pay, according to a recent report by Rain Coast Data. Timber now accounts...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-21/empire-editorial
Opinion
Spruce cones harvested for Alaska reforestation

...germination rate of at least 70 percent.The seeds are sent to a nursery specializing in trees from northern climates.Officials say 500,000 seeds were sent last winter to a nursery in Alberta, Canada. About 44,000 seedlings sent back to Alaska were recently...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-17/spruce-cones-harvested-alaska-reforesta
State
Thunder Mountain swimmers host invitational meet

...56.Pate, Davis and Jones all swam the 500 freestyle at state, finishing second...state's sixth-place finisher in the 500 free. Other state qualifiers include McCord...second at state, PSG's Marsh seventh.500- yard Free Colony's Sierra Kinworthy...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-19/thunder-mountain-swimmers-host-invitat
Sports
Royal & Ancient votes to admit female members

...brief statement he read just outside the clubhouse at the Old Course.Dawson said more than three-quarters of the club's 2,500 members worldwide voted, with 85 percent in favor. It was the first time in the club's 260-year history that members were...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-19/royal-ancient-votes-admit-female-membe
Sports
Empire Editorial: Be smart with your PFD - don't just spend, save

...records through Pick. Click. Give., however, with 26,850 applicants who pledged more than $2.8 million to more than 500 nonprofits.It's too late to donate to Pick. Click. Give., of course, but it's never too late to make a donation to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-18/empire-editorial-be-smart-your-pfd-do
Opinion
Parnell announces 2014 dividend

...break records through Pick. Click. Give., however, with 26,850 applicants pledging more than $2.8 million to more than 500 nonprofits."That's Alaskans sharing their heart through philanthropy," Parnell said. It is expected that 641,489 Alaskans...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-17/parnell-announces-2014-dividend
Local

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