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Off the Beaten Path: 'Kayak Horizon'

...came slowly, revealing different shades of slate gray. A few boats motored by, perhaps on their way to hunt elusive Sitka black-tails. The mountains of Admiralty Island remained shrouded in thick fog. Rain and sleet fell steadily and a persistent 10-15...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/beaten-path-kayak-horizon
Outdoors
Southeast by the (updated) numbers

...and Southeast Alaska benefited.The region led the state's salmon fisheries in everything but sockeye, though halibut and black cod (sablefish) counted for a disproportionately high value.Schijvens estimated 2014 numbers will be lower, in part due...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/southeast-updated-numbers
Local
Litterbirds

Seeing a handful of black, plastic bags strewn beneath the dispenser in Capital Park, Will Ryan was appalled at some person's careless behavior - until...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/litterbirds
Local
World Sports Briefs

...players, who contributed money so the families of the all-black team from the city's South Side could attend the tournament...national championship game - becoming the city's first all-black team to claim the national title - and then falling to South...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-17/world-sports-briefs
Sports
Students learn about tribal traditions

...don't think I could ever make my own."Fifth-grade students also researched Native tribes of the Lower 48, including Black Foot, Arapaho, Navajo, Ojibwe and Apache. The projects were part of a comprehensive study at the elementary school of Native...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/students-learn-about-tribal-traditions
Local
2014's finest films wield unique power

...contextual and narrative flaws, but it is of such historical significance that it would be hard, and foolish, to ignore. "Code Black" takes you inside a giant, gigantically underfunded big-city hospital emergency room. "Finding Vivian Maier," about...

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

...left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Dec. 12, 1870, Joseph H. Rainey of South Carolina became the first black lawmaker sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives.On this date:In 1787, Pennsylvania became the second state to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/today-history
Local
Christy Odum earns Black Belt

Juneau Karate Academy's Christy Odum has been promoted to the rank of Black Belt in Nihon Karate Do Shito Ryu, according to a press release from the dojo. Odum has been a longtime student of the discipline...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-30/christy-odum-earns-black-belt
Sports
Georgetown players stage 'I Can't Breathe' protest

...it was. The entire roster emerged for the final warmups before the Hoyas' loss to No. 10 Kansas on Wednesday night wearing black short-sleeve T-shirts with the words "I CAN'T BREATHE" in bold white letters.The players wore the T-shirts during...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-11/georgetown-players-stage-i-cant-breath
Sports
Photo-transfer projects make easy handmade gifts

...wood embroidery hoop. Print the photo in black-and-white onto a sheet of printable...decorations.Milman likes using photos in black-and-white or sepia tones, and ticks off a slew...if it contains words.And increase the black-and-white or color contrast before...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-14/photo-transfer-projects-make-easy-handm
Local

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