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On the Trails: Debunking mysteries of the monkshood flower

...monkshood species: They removed one or more sepals and watched the behavior of bumbles on the manipulated flowers, recording the amount of pollen picked up and deposited by the visiting bees. Removal of the large lateral sepals deprived a bee of her usual platform...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-28/trails-debunking-mysteries-monkshood
Outdoors
Rate increases approved for individual health care market

...individuals with so-called platinum, gold, silver and bronze plans under the federal health care law and expects to lose a similar amount based on claims data from the first three months of this year."The key here is the lack of a large enough pool to spread...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/rate-increases-approved-individual-heal
State
My Turn: A case for Climate Change investment

...larger planetary changes underway. Our oceans are becoming too warm and acidic, our atmosphere is experiencing unprecedented amounts of carbon dioxide and species will soon be struggling to adapt to the scale and rate of change.There is a form of tourism...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-25/my-turn-case-climate-change-investmen
Opinion
Philanthropy in action: Paul Douglas and the Douglas-Dornan Foundation

...the neighborhood of $20,000-25,000. It's not a huge amount of money but we manage to spread the wealth, if you will, over...are usually awarded by September 1, and typically range in amounts from $200 to $3000 per award, and do not exceed $5000...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/philanthropy-action-paul-douglas
Art
Aging boxer, new promoter trade blows

...disrespectful to me. I am willing to put up with a certain amount of, I guess, passion from fighters, if that is what Al wants...strong girl. I can deal with that and I can appreciate the amount of passion he has for the sport. However, at some point the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-27/aging-boxer-new-promoter-trade-blows
Sports
Little League World Series news

...donations and $14,707 in fees from players from October 2013 to September 2014, the newspaper said. However, the full amount won't be known unless disclosed by team. Attorney Victor Henderson, who represents the team, said it would be "inappropriate...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-26/little-league-world-series-news
Sports
Why was repeat burglar placed at halfway house?

...for pretrial detention. She said it did not have to do with overcrowding at the jail."It's based on the crime, the amount of bail, criminal history and unfortunately, he did meet the criteria," she said of the decision, which is made by DOC...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-27/why-was-repeat-burglar-placed-halfway-h
Local
Filipino Community Inc. awarded 34 scholarships

...the FCI hall.FCI awarded $16,500 in scholarships among 34 scholars, the highest in the history of the program in both amount and number of recipients. The guest speaker was Grace Lumba, a 2011 Most Outstanding Graduate of the University of Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-23/filipino-community-inc-awarded-34-s
Neighbors
Grizzlies kill more Montana livestock than in all 2014

...state has long been encouraging people to report bears' interactions with livestock.The number of animals killed this year amounts to a spike amid a long-term downward trend of grizzly attacks on livestock along the Northern Continental Divide, state...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-19/grizzlies-kill-more-montana-livestock
Not For Web
The few, the proud, the riders

...baton took place during the Trail competition, roughly halfway through the day. It involves guiding a horse through what amounts to an obstacle course featuring gates, bridges, trots and moving the horse in reverse.Judge Tim Wigren, visiting Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-23/few-proud-riders
Neighbors

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