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What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...the Sept. 20, 1888 issue of the Juneau City Mining Record, which declares that the U.S. government should "unite with Canada in the construction of a suitable wagon road into the Yukon, to assist the miners. The trifling sum of about $25,000 would...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/what-was-first-effort-build-road-out-ju
Local
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...Championships: the 1989 downhill, 1992 combined and 1997 downhill and Super G.In her first Olympics at the 1988 games in Calgary, Canada, Lindh didn't place in downhill, was 23rd in combined and 26th in Super G.In 1992, Lindh won a silver medal at the Olympics...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-25/lindh-scholarship-looking-youth-spirit
Sports
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Nov. 24, 2014

...push prices up. Poorer OPEC members like Venezuela, Nigeria and Iran are lobbying for a cut. Richer members like Kuwait and Saudi Arabia like prices where they are, since they hurt shale oil competitors in the United States and Canada.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-24/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-n
Opinion
Lorene Paul

...Dr. Riederer, and Dr. Ray.Memorable adventures with Specks included motorhome traveling throughout the United States and Canada, summers at their cabin on the Taku River with friends and family and entertaining many friends and family at their Lena Cove...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173272438
Slack Tide: There's more to Thanksgiving than football and antacid

...Today, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States, and the second Monday of October in Canada. This is sometimes referred to as Metric Thanksgiving. Another interesting tidbit: Originally imported by American whaling...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-22/slack-tide-theres-more-thanksgiving
Neighbors
Polar bears disappearing from region

...population fell nearly by half in the past decade, a new U.S.-Canada study found, with scientists seeing a dramatic increase in...Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and Environment Canada captured, tagged and released polar bears in the southern Beaufort...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/polar-bears-disappearing-region
State
Are low oil prices good for the environment?

...Enormous new projects to squeeze oil out of the tar sands of Canada are being shelved.Maybe low oil prices aren't so bad for...September that it would shelve plans to develop a project in Canada that would have produced 40,000 barrels of day of oil for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/are-low-oil-prices-good-environment
State
Juneau Capitals lose at Whitehorse

...Peewee and Bantam teams went winless at the recent Whitehorse Minor Hockey Association's International Fall Showdown in the Canada Games Center.The Juneau Peewees fell to Mat-Su 12-1, Yellowknife 12-0 (scorekeeping was stopped), Whitehorse 13-0...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-16/juneau-capitals-lose-whitehorse
Sports
Empire Editorial: Our need for more icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

...extended 5 to 20 years. Of the top five ice-breaking nations, Russia has more icebreakers - 18 in all - than Finland, Sweden, Canada and the U.S. combined. The U.S. has only two active icebreakers: the medium icebreaker Healy and the Polar Star. The...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-18/empire-editorial-our-need-more-icebre
Opinion
Finally, the late Pat Burns joins Hockey Hall of Fame

...but laugh that night when a video montage of Burns' best and angriest coaching moments were shown on the video screens at Air Canada Centre.Those included him winning the Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils, yelling at referees and going after Barry Melrose...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-18/finally-late-pat-burns-joins-hockey-ha
Sports

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