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Frances Lee Darnell

...the pleasure of walking on a beach searching for pebbles. She was a pianist, great at math, an editor, a librarian, and above all, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was gentle and gracious, and carried a strength...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175186630
Swimming to altitude

...you know you will have hours of open alpine waiting for you up above. In this sense, I like to think of bushwhacking not just as...of this. Perhaps it is just the hours spent in the alpine up above the bushwhack that I am drawn to, but I feel that I have come...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-03/swimming-altitude
Sports
Pure Sole: Run your mountain Juneau

...way too small hand-me-downs waved tiny red, white and blue flags.Storefronts glistened in patriotic decor, apartments above them had windows open with heads and flags jutting out like knights with lances drawn.A dance usually topped off the night...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-03/run-your-mountain-juneau
Sports
Man bitten by shark on Outer Banks is 7th this summer

...and the nearest lifeguard on duty told her she thought the man might have been having heart trouble. Then Holman saw a gash above his knee."The skin was pulled away. It was an open-wound gash," said Holman, a journalism professor at Appalachian...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/man-bitten-shark-outer-banks-7th-summ
Not For Web
Beloved historical re-enactor John Venables dies

...We're going to miss him, but we're going to get the statue built," she said. "I know he's going to be watching from up above and making sure we do it right."William Venables said his father loved Juneau and "had it as a goal of sorts to get back...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-02/beloved-historical-re-enactor-john-vena
Local
Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

...Greece suffered its fourth downgrade this week when Moody's rating agency slashed its rating further into junk status, just above default. The agency said Greece was likely to default on its remaining privately held debt due to its impasse with lenders...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/greece-proceeds-vote-plan-creditors-r
Not For Web
Crashes brought safety steps for tourism flights

...webcams include Misty Fjords National Monument in Southeast Alaska, where the plane operated by Promech Air crashed on a cliff above a lake.The cause of the crash has not been determined and an investigation was continuing.The safety measures were implemented...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/crashes-brought-safety-steps-tourism-fl
State
Greece in the red as bailout ends

...second sovereign downgrade in as many days when the Fitch ratings agency lowered it further into junk status, to just one notch above the level where it considers default inevitable.The agency said the breakdown of negotiations "has significantly increased...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-01/greece-red-bailout-ends
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'Mind blowing' flames destroy homes in Washington state

...know the fire started in brush on the edge of town, but they are still trying to determine what sparked it. Sweltering heat above 100 degrees, tinder-dry brush and strong winds helped fuel it.Last month, Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/mind-blowing-flames-destroy-homes-washi
State
WWII Ft. Rousseau site due for cleanup

...along the Causeway is lead, much of it from car batteries left over during construction in the 1940s."Lead was in the ground above state cleanup levels on all five (contaminated) islands," Meehan said.Fort Rousseau is a chain of eight islands (Nevski...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/wwii-ft-rousseau-site-due-cleanup
State

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