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The Redefinition of Running: Juneau Style

...the good fortune of spending countless hours running in dozens of alluring places all over the world ? The French and Italian Alps; The Canadian Rockies; The Cloud Forests of Costa Rica; Southern Utah's Canyonlands; The volcanic ridges of The Canary...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-13/redefinition-running-juneau-style
Sports
Pure Sole: Unbreakable

...Jornet was the young world champion and two-time Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (oh nothing special, just a race along the Alps ? across France, Italy and Switzerland).There is no spoiler alert here.I would still be writing this if Roes did not...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-25/unbreakable
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
Year of Reading Foreign: Forgetful People

...Guy before he finds out his real name) discovers that at the height of World War II, he and his wife attempted to cross the alps into Switzerland. They trusted the wrong people as guides, are separated and he loses his wife in the snow storm.You'd...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2015-01-29/year-reading-foreign-fo
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
Froome comes within inches of disaster at Tour

...down a twisty, turning foothill of the Alps, Tour de France leader Chris Froome faced...what promises to be a grand finale in the Alps for the 100th Tour.For a long while...to much.Apparently preparing for the Alps, Froome and other main protagonists allowed...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-17/froome-comes-within-inches-disaster-to
Sports
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
2014's finest films wield unique power

...Wes Anderson's biggest picture to date, set in a richly imagined between-the-wars hostelry tucked in the European Alps, boasts an all-star cast (who knew Ralph Fiennes could do comedy?!) and an underlying melancholy that belies the movie's...

http://juneauempire.com/steven-rea/2014-12-18/2014s-finest-films-wield-unique-po
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
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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