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Authorities investigating whale, ferry collision

...on Monday beached at Puffin Island, a popular stop-off point for kayakers. Wynne warned that there would be an odor in the area for the next few weeks and asked that people not disturb the carcass."It's not only illegal to disturb the carcass, but...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-01/authorities-investigating-whale-ferry-c
State
Sport fish report for the week of July 28

...also caught within the Terminal Harvest Area including Auke Bay, DIPAC and Fish Creek...the designated Juneau Terminal Harvest Area are reminded that as of July 1, the resident...upper Gastineau Channel Terminal Harvest Area, the following regulations apply through Sunday...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/sport-fish-report-week-july-28
Outdoors
Salmon return, US Forest Service closes backside of Steep Creek Trail

...there is no access to the visitor center area from Moraine Ecology Trail, Glacier Spur...still use these trails since the closure area boundary along Steep Creek has been clearly...prohibited outdoors in the visitor center area. Staff and volunteers are on-site most...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/salmon-return-us-forest-service-clos
Outdoors
Letter to the editor: Pay attention to dangerous Canadian mines

...of the Unuk River in British Columbia. The Unuk River flows into Misty Fjords National Monument just north of Ketchikan - an area where hundreds of commercial, sport and personal use fishermen rely on healthy waters. As an owner and operator of a sportfishing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-01/letter-editor-pay-attention-dangerous
Opinion
Explosion behind DZ no cause for alarm

...and fire departments responded to reports of smoke and an explosion behind Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School in the Lemon Creek area at about 9 p.m. Saturday night.It turns out that someone lit a backpack on fire that had two aerosol cans in it, causing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-31/explosion-behind-dz-no-cause-alarm
Local
Police & Fire for Friday, Aug. 1, 2014

...confidential investigation into a report of child abuse in the Juneau area.Driving without a valid license? At 11:49 p.m. Wednesday...man reported fraudulent charges on his debit card in the Juneau area. Investigation continues.Theft? At 10:30 a.m. Thursday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-01/police-fire-friday-aug-1-2014
Local
Police need help ID'ing suspects in DZ explosion

...where the children attend school, and juvenile justice authorities can happen."Sell also asked that parents who live in the area of the school to ask their own kids about who is responsible for the incident."JPD's experience is that kids involved in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-01/police-need-help-iding-suspects-dz-expl
Local
Bird Bits: Yellow marks the drop zone

...If you are a hiker, you may discover where they eventually will roost in marshy reeds, cattails and rush grass.The Juneau area has a variety of swallows. From below, the barn swallow sports a slim profile and long wings and tail, a tail which may not...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/bird-bits-yellow-marks-drop-zone
Outdoors
Alaska Sports Briefs

...expanded his schools to many age groups and sports. He has always worked with and helped develop the many youth in the Fairbanks area and participates in many activities each year. While working with youth, to being an entrepreneur while a student-athlete...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-01/alaska-sports-briefs
Sports
NBA ref Violet Palmer to marry longtime partner

...it adds another component to my life that probably half the world doesn't even know."The couple lives in the Los Angeles area and raised Stine's three daughters, from a previous marriage, since the start of their relationship.Stine has long stood...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-01/nba-ref-violet-palmer-marry-longtime-p
Sports

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