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Alps last obstacle for Froome on Tour de France

...France - One mountain range completed, one more to go.Only the Alps loom as the last major obstacle between Chris Froome and a second...contenders should be able to take something of a breather before the Alps. The next four stages take the Tour on a west-to-east swing...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-17/alps-last-obstacle-froome-tour-de-fran
Sports
Two stages down, two to go in Alps for Froome on Tour

...France - Chris Froome is halfway through the Alps, the last obstacle to his second Tour...Saint-Jean-De-Maurienne on the second of four days in the Alps, the last big test before the finish in...most closely over last two days in the Alps, especially since they could work together...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-24/two-stages-down-two-go-alps-froome-tou
Sports
Geschke wins, Froome stays safe on Stage 17 in Alps

...won a tough and dangerous Stage 17 of the Tour de France in the Alps on Wednesday with a brave solo ride, while former champion Alberto...multiple attacks to get through the first of four days in the Alps unscathed. He showed great bike-handling skills on the 16-kilometer...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-23/geschke-wins-froome-stays-safe-stage-
Sports
Majka earns Pole position on Tour's 14th stage

...Tour de France wrapped up its foray in the Alps on Saturday.The two stages were expected...day earlier in the race's entree to the Alps when Nibali won, the Pole and the Italian...Sunday's stage offers some relief after the Alps: Stage 15 is a flat 222 kilometers (138...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-20/majka-earns-pole-position-tours-14th-s
Sports
Chasing Shadows premiere

...skiers and snowboarders as they chase storms across the globe and cast shadows on some of the world's highest peaks - the French Alps, Alaska's Chugach, Utah's Wasatch, the Chilean Andes and the Himalayas. "Our athletes show us that anything is possible...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-11-13/chasing-shadows-premiere
Outdoors
Paris on her mind

...Students throughout France did the same.She traveled to Ketchikan in August from Sallanches, a town of about 16,000 in the Alps near the border with Switzerland."I think it's very sad," said Kirsten Streefkerk, a fellow Rotary exchange student from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-18/paris-her-mind
Local
Libertarians are a legitimate party

...Libertarian candidates and to vote for Libertarians on ballots statewide, according to the Alaska Division of Elections. The ALP has enjoyed ballot access for years in Alaska and, as Ms. Herbst points out in her story on former Libertarian and Murkowski...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112403/let_libertarians.shtml
Opinion
Alpine flowers blossom on Juneau's mountain ridges

...villous cinquefoil on the terrace above the cross, at about 2000-feet elevation. Among the rocks by the trail we may find alp lily and Oeder's lousewort, where later in the season we'll find the inconspicuous alpine bistort, yellow star-flowered...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061304/out_alpine.shtml
Outdoors
On the Trails: Gold Ridge in seasonal transition

...the ground were big purple violets, yellow violets, pink wedge-leaf primroses (a.k.a. pixie eyes), and tiny white alp lilies and starflowers. The heathers, both white and yellow, were also coming into bloom.It was so hot that birds were not...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-06-21/trails-gold-ridge-seasonal-transitio
Outdoors
Anti-Alaskan Democrats pose a threat to the future of the Southeast economy

...In a one-page letter to the regional forester, Under Secretary of Agriculture James Lyons not only said no, he ordered ALP's long-term timber contract canceled. In 1995, President Clinton vetoed legislation that would open the coastal plain of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090907/opi_20070909007.shtml
Opinion

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