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Off the Beaten Path: Home in the wilderness

...elsewhere in Southeast, as well. In many of the woods surrounding Juneau I stumble across cables, pipes and other by-products from the early mining era. In salt-chucks and coves I've found petroglyphs carved by ancient Tlingits, the mossy...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-06/beaten-path-home-wilderness
Outdoors
On the Trails: Spring has sprung

...was discovered!). The scientists discovered the principal sources of the lovely aroma. Some comes from metabolic by-products of certain soil bacteria, and some comes from volatile plant oils that are produced in the dry time and absorbed by...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/trails-spring-has-sprung
Outdoors
My Turn: Is Alaska letting cruise industry waste dumping damage the greatest fisheries in the world?

...for strict water quality standards to prevent cruise ship companies from dumping poorly treated, damaging copper and by products from human waste - 20,000 gallons of inadequately treated discharge at a time - into our fishing waters. Unfortunately...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-14/my-turn-alaska-letting-cruise-industr
Opinion
My Turn: Move beyond oil and find the next economic driver

...perhaps other communities unsustainable because of the gradual or accidental pollution and waste that petroleum and its by-products ultimately produce. The pollution and waste that is always an offshoot of petroleum will and does affect the tourism...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-23/my-turn-move-beyond-oil-and-find-next
Opinion
Time to push back for a functional democracy in Alaska

...the cruise industry to roll back its environmental regulations to permit cruise lines to dump high levels of waste by-products and heavy metals like zinc, copper and nickel.Outside Corporations: 3Alaska's Citizens : 0D. Now we have Senate...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-06-30/time-push-back-functional-democracy-a
Opinion
On the Trails: Fall foliage colors

...notion has, to date, no support. And perhaps there are no advantages to the trees at all; the lovely colors could be by-products of other features that do have adaptive value. It is likely that no single explanation fits all species. So, for...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-11-02/trails-fall-foliage-colors
Outdoors
Looking ahead after fluoride decision

...Those who can will go back to their lives with pristine pure Juneau water that contains chlorine, potash and some by-products that you can read about in the city of Juneau Annual Water Report. Sound off on the important issues at Folks who...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102407/let_20071024032.shtml
Opinion
Fire safety key as temps drop

...chimney as the heat and smoke rise, and that those by-products cool and build up inside a chimney in extremely cold weather, decreasing its efficiency. When those by-products are ignited, they can cause the chimney to overheat and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-01-19/fire-safety-key-temps-drop
Local
New surimi process has promise to increase fish yields

...export from the Alaska pollock fishery to Japan, is made from grinding and washing muscle tissue, often from fish by-products, into items such as imitation crab legs and fish sticks. The industry is under increasing pressure for source material...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060710/reg_650137013.shtml
Regional News
Hecla's Q3 net income sets record

...million from 2010.Hecca describes Greens Creek as primarily a silver mine. It also sells gold, zinc and lead as by-products of its silver production."Metal prices continue to remain strong across the four metals that we produced this quarter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-10/heclas-q3-net-income-sets-record
Local

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