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Soldier mauled by bear was wearing Army protective gear

...protective gear when he was attacked by a bear while participating in a training exercise...Elmendorf-Richardson. The female brown bear was defending her two young cubs, base...moved around a tree and mere yards away the bear popped out of the brush. The two made...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-22/soldier-mauled-bear-was-wearing-army-pr
State
Soldier mauled by bear at base in Alaska

...National Guard soldier was mauled by a bear while participating in a training exercise...base, officials said.The female brown bear was defending her two cubs when it mauled...through the woods when he encountered the bear and her cubs late Sunday morning."He...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/soldier-mauled-bear-base-alaska
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Around Town for Tuesday, July 22

...a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.The Blue Bear, 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., JAHC. History Story Time at the City Museum, 11 a.m.- noon. Juneau-Douglas City Museum...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-22/around-town-tuesday-july-22
Local
Frank edges Elliott on Ben Blackgoat course

...DeSloover. Mearig was a freshman teammate on the 1996 Crimson Bears team that Blackgoat led to victories around Southeast."He...Blackgoat went undefeated in Southeast races for the Crimson Bears, winning the Region V Championship and placed 12th at the 1996...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-22/frank-edges-elliott-ben-blackgoat-cour
Sports
Alaskans taking risks with sex

Risky activities in Alaska include summiting Denali, braving bear country and, well, having sex. While Alaskans are outfitted with the best gear for outdoor endeavors, some seem to forget what...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21/alaskans-taking-risks-sex
Local
Bears

Now Playing Synopsis: Disneynature's Bears takes viewers on an educational and entertaining adventure through the Alaskan wilderness, where the documentary follows a fiercely protective mama bear named Sky and her two young cubs, Amber and Scout, over the course of an entire year. Narrated by John C. Reilly, the film trails this young family as they venture down a mountain in search of sustenance, and encounter a variety of threats, including a pair of imposing male bears named Magnus and Chinook, as well as a crafty -- and very hungry -- wolf named Tikani. As the seasons shift, Sky teaches Amber and Scout the secrets to recognizing danger and foraging for food. Later, as salmon appear in the local waters, Sky attempts to build her fat reserves for the coming winter. But it won't be easy, because challenges await over every summit, and the competition for food can be fierce. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: John C. Reilly Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Alaska Ornamental Iron thrives on metal artistry

...around metal railings in Fairbanks recently come from the same place: Alaska Ornamental Iron's workshop off Chena Pump Road.Bears, moose, miners and mountain climber silhouettes fill a computer file in the workshop of business owner Warren Flynn. The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/alaska-ornamental-iron-thrives-metal-ar
State
Manneken Pis in the making

...joy through the paws of a little wooden bear. The next time you drive down Riverside...Sitting next to the garage door is the Nylen bear dressed in seasonal or holiday attire...to Juneau 17 years ago and received the bear from her children's great-grandpa...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-20/manneken-pis-making
Neighbors
Wrangell Bearfest opens next week

...with an emphasis on bears. The USDA Forest Service...in the "Management at Bear Viewing Areas" Symposium...learn how to set up a bear safe campsite on Saturday...of Alaska's premiere bear viewing areas. Anan Creek...density of black and brown bears that gather there. From...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/wrangell-bearfest-opens-next-week
Outdoors
Around Town for Sunday, July 20

...for a family; $4 for individual.Duplicate bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6174. The Blue Bear, 2-3:30 p.m., JAHC. Juneau Ultimate Frisbee, 6-8 p.m., TMHS outdoor turf field. Details: David, 586-3845...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-20/around-town-sunday-july-20
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