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On the Trails: Red cedars

...distinguish red cedars from yellow cedars. Only yellow cedars grow as far north as Juneau, where...patches and suffer from "yellow cedar decline" caused by frost damage...So I've seldom encountered red cedars, but I'm going to pretend to...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-06-15/trailsred-cedars
Outdoors
Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...acres, but less than 4 percent is old growth forest. These trees are valuable economically and culturally, as red and yellow cedars are often used for Tlingit carvings. "For the past several decades there has been significant conflict with harvesting old...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/group-meeting-aid-tongass-transition
State
Juneau Empire Online Archive Inside: 'Snow Falling on Cedars' films in Washington 4/19/98

...April 19, 1998 'Snow Falling on Cedars' films in Washington Last modified...the movie version of ``Snow Falling on Cedars.'' ``There's a special period...and Rick Yune. ``Snow Falling on Cedars'' is scheduled for release in December...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041998/film.html
New totem poles set to be raised in Juneau

...say the screen has been installed.Sealaska Heritage Institute is the nonprofit cultural and educational arm of Juneau-based Sealaska Corp., a regional Native corporation that donated the yellow cedar logs that the poles were carved on.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-23/new-totem-poles-set-be-raised-juneau
State
JDHS sweeps Sitka cross-country meet

...97 Jesse Pulatau Mt.E 22:29.53; 98 Mattias Hautala Mt.E 22:34.40; 99 Austin Fitka Mt.E 22:37.85; 100 Cedar Pook Mt.E 22:39.64; 101 Matthew Green HNS 22:41.87; 102 Zane Durr HNS 22:43.59; 103 Michael Ottesen WRG 22...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-22/jdhs-sweeps-sitka-cross-country-meet
Sports
Yellow cedars, climate change the topic of UAS Sitka lecture

...climate change and its impact on yellow cedar forests, as part of UAS' Natural History...Long-term vegetation changes in yellow-cedar forests impacted by climate change" will...in room 229. The decline of the yellow cedar tree has been identified as climate-related...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/yellow-cedars-climate-change-topic-u
Outdoors
Troopers name 2 men killed in Alaska plane crash

...crash Tuesday afternoon near Bethel were identified as Derrick Cedars, 42, of Bethel, and Greggory McGee, 46, of Anchorage...Alaska from Wichita, Kan., on Wednesday, Johnson said.Cedars is survived by his wife and two children, and McGee is survived...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/troopers-name-2-men-killed-alaska-plane
State
Feds release initial report on crash near Bethel

...very, very steep dive, a very rapid dive and continued all the way until ground impact."Killed in the crash were Derrick Cedars, 42, of Bethel and Greggory McGee, 46, of Anchorage. No other people were on board.Responders found the remains of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/feds-release-initial-report-crash-near-
State
Police & Fire for Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

...was assessed and found without poisoning symptoms.? At 5:21 p.m. Tuesday, CCFR responded to an open burn complaint on Cedar Drive. Fire Marshal investigated and found fire causing excessive smoke. Occupants agreed to extinguish the fire.? At 5...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-04/police-fire-thursday-sept-4-2014
Local
Troubled Trees

...are dotted with yellow cedar snags, but living trees...are ancient. Yellow cedars coexisted with dinosaurs...trafficked areas. Yellow cedar chips have not been tested...however - the yellow cedars that are dying are primarily...dead stands of yellow cedar has some other problems...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010707/loc_20070107013.shtml
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