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Public Libraries' Summer Reading Program book review winners, week six

...read "Wild Man Island" by Will Hobbs. He wrote, "One fascinating part of this book is that it takes place on Admiralty Island." Sarah Wilkinson, age 6, won a gift certificate to Hearthside Books. She read "Tip Toe Joe" by Ginger Foglesong...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-20/public-libraries-summer-reading-pro
Neighbors
Perseverance to hold workshop weekend

...Hendricksen Building Room 113. Directed by Bostin Christopher. Joel Bennett is a local filmmaker whose works include "Admiralty Island Fortress of the Bear" and the History Channel's "Tougher in Alaska." Sunday, July 20: "Our Voices Will Be...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/perseverance-hold-workshop-weekend
Art
Fourth of July Schedule

...Consignment Shop, Pioneers of Alaska Igloo #6, Bobcat of Juneau, U.S. Forest Service- Juneau Ranger District/Admiralty Island, Shoefly Alaska, Gold Rush Sled Dog Tours, Spongebob, Juneau Dance Theatre, Juneau Pay-it Forward, Cub Scouts...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-30
Local
My Turn: Reckoning with our moral weakness

...by the tall surrounding forest than selective history we call the American experiment. Thanks to the Friends of Admiralty Island there is now a memorial plaque dedicated to the people of Atka who were interned there during World War II. Seventeen...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-11/my-turn-reckoning-our-moral-weakness
Opinion
Transportation plan calls for expansion

...current travel needs and latent travel demand; reduce the community's isolation; provide improved access to the Admiralty Island National Monument; and support economic development by providing opportunities for employment and growth," according...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-26/transportation-plan-calls-expansion
Local
Off the Beaten Path: Home in the wilderness

...appreciation. As we motored around the southern tip of Douglas Island and I studied the familiar forest and mountains of Admiralty Island, I felt only gratitude toward the so-called wilderness movement. In 1978, after the lobbying of many locals...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-06/beaten-path-home-wilderness
Outdoors
Police & Fire for Tuesday, June 3, 2014

...Tuesday, May 27, Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Juneau cited Jason Rupp, 29, of Juneau, for taking a brown bear on Admiralty Island during a closed season. Rupp harvested the bear on May 25 after the season had closed on May 20. Rupp was issued...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-03/police-fire-tuesday-june-3-2014
Local
Off the Beaten Path: Kids in the woods

...beach during a winter storm. While guiding a family of four from down south, two of whom were young boys, on an Admiralty Island bear viewing trip, I came to the stark realization of how bad things had gotten. We were waiting in an estuary near...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-16/beaten-path-kids-woods
Outdoors
Memorial to the Forgotten

...solemn ceremony, the Friends of Admiralty Island dedicated a memorial plaque...who guided the Friends of Admiralty Island trip.To deny the village to...on the northwest coast of Admiralty Island. Those from Unalaska were taken...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-04/memorial-forgotten
Local
Hecla CEO: Bright future for Greens Creek

...square miles. It's location near the center of Admiralty Island, southwest of Juneau, surrounded by Tongass National Forest and Admiralty Island National Monument-Kootznoowoo Wilderness land makes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-02/hecla-ceo-bright-future-greens-creek
Local

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