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On the Trails: As winter falls away, bears, hooters, mountain goats appear again

...hear their song. The red-breasted sapsuckers are here, checking out snags and light posts, tapping on trees and houses. Canada geese are busily grubbing up sedges from the wetlands, picking off the sharp, protective tips of the new shoots and biting...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/trails-winter-falls-away-bears-hoote
Outdoors
XBoundary film presents views from both sides of the border

...some of the world's healthiest runs of wild salmon. The film tackles tough issues Southeast Alaska faces from neighboring Canada. Through the voices of fishermen, Alaska Natives, First Nations, tourism guides, and others, Xboundary explores the huge...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/xboundary-film-presents-views-both-s
Outdoors
Artists Selected for Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency

...together with the Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada, Alaska Geographic and the Skagway Arts...Three artists are chosen ? one from Canada, one from the United States and one...viewed at kcurry.com.Representing Canada is Michelle Latimer, who will be hiking...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25-4
Art
Sullivan meets with Canadian ambassador on mine issue

...Sullivan "spent a fair amount of time in Canada on these issues," he said. He worked on a U.S.-Canada energy group with the assistant secretary...transboundary) concerns" and to get Alaska and Canada on the same page on mining regulations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/sullivan-meets-canadian-ambassador-mine
Local | AK legislature
Former fish board nominee charged with wildlife violations in Montana

...records say Maw received permits as an Alaska resident from 1999 to 2014. Before that, his residency varied between Alaska and Canada from 1983 to 1997.In 1998, he is listed as both a resident and a nonresident of Alaska, according to the Commercial Fisheries...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/former-fish-board-nominee-charged-wildl
State
Today In Sports History for Wednesday, March 25

...first men's title at the World Figure Skating Championships and he does it with flair, attempting a rare quadruple flip. Canada's Patrick Chan wins the silver for a second straight year and France's Brian Joubert takes the bronze.2011 - The Southwest...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-25/today-sports-history-march-25
Sports
Off the Beaten Path: Wood bison are back; it's a big deal

...I was riding a mountain bike across Canada, near Liard Hot Springs in British Columbia...much of the taiga of Alaska and northwest Canada. The species' population was wiped out...total of approximately 4,400 animals in Canada."Though there have been no wild wood...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/beaten-path-wood-bison-are-back-its-
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: On the topic of transboundary mines, a response to Mr. Bill Bennett

...ocean. Robert McCandless, a mining specialist with Environment Canada, has said "there are huge areas devoid of life" and the mine...prevent and resolve disputes over the use of the waters shared by Canada and the United States and to settle other transboundary issues...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-22/empire-editorial-topic-transboundary-
Opinion
Walker weighs in on session

...time in this building saying, "Take (the pipeline) to Tidewater, take it to Tidewater," and everyone was humming "O Canada."Q: You introduced a bill to expand Medicaid this week. The federal government will pay for the expanded health care program...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/walker-weighs-session
State
Artists selected for the Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency

...together with the Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada, Alaska Geographic and the Skagway Arts...Three artists are chosen - one from Canada, one from the United States and one regional...to the beginning of July. Representing Canada is Michelle Latimer, who will be hiking...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-13/artists-selected-chilkoot-trail-arti
Outdoors

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