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Collector finds marine reptile fossil in mountains

...North announced Wednesday.Fossil bones of an elasmosaur, a type of plesiosaur, were found by Anchorage-based fossil collector Curvin Metzler.Elasmosaurs had extremely long necks and limbs like paddles that allowed them to swim underwater, Patrick...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/collector-finds-marine-reptile-fossil-m
State
Alaska Arts Confluence to present Building Relationships workshop in Klukwan

...origins, meanings, and ceremonial importance," Henry said in a release. Workshops will also discuss the way non-Natives-collectors, museums, tourists, and tourism promoters, among others-have historically perceived and handled Chilkat and Chilkoot...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-15/alaska-arts-confluence-presents-building-
Art
SHI seeking investigation of Native art sale

...said she has noticed a change in attitudes about these objects and their importance to their rightful tribes. For private collectors, more of an incentive may be needed to repatriate the objects.In addition to Worl's frequent requests on behalf of the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-28/shi-seeking-investigation-native-art-sa
Local
Caribou antlers abundant at auction

ANCHORAGE - Collectors seeking caribou antlers had plenty to choose from in the 2015 Hide and Horn auction, a sale of seized animal parts by the state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-04/caribou-antlers-abundant-auction
State
Christina Kennedy

...and her adventurous spirit lead her hiking remote places with friends searching for old bottles as she was an avid bottle collector. She also loved swimming at Augustus Brown Swimming Pool.She was a kind hearted, loving, generous aunt, great aunt and...

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Tlingit Dagger Points to Hidden History

...it arrived to words spoken:"This came to us from the sky."Unlike Tlingit artifact knives locked in private vaults of collectors who measure value in assessed dollars and solitary possession, the Killer Whale Dagger is a unique treasure, surrounded...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/tlingit-dagger-points-hidden-history
Art
See the future in flowers

...making worldwide contacts and getting seed from public gardens and collectors in England, Scotland, Germany and the Czech Republic."Through seed exchanges and fellow collectors, Jensen has obtained seeds from around the world, including Norway...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/see-future-flowers
Outdoors
California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

...local ordinances are being rewritten to allow families to recycle water from rains and from showers. But the rooftop-rain collectors, stormwater cisterns and bathwater-recycling for gardens common in Australia remain rarities.___MIRACLES OF TECHNOLOGYAUSTRALIA...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/california-looks-australia-tips-survi
Not For Web
What's in Bloom: Yellow candelabra primrose

...gardeners. Native to the high, wet meadows of Sichuan and Yunnan in China, it was first collected by the renowned plant collector Frank Kingdon-Ward in 1913 and adapts well to Juneau's notoriously damp climate. It grows best in humus-rich, damp...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/whats-bloom-yellow-candelabra-primro
Outdoors
Colorful beetle find earns Fairbanks boy special title of 'collector'

FAIRBANKS - Eleven-year-old Caleb Seekins loves bugs.So he is pretty excited to now be listed as "collector" on a special insect now part of the collection at the University of Alaska Museum of the North.Seekins found a "Carabus vietinghoffi...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-29/colorful-beetle-find-earns-fairbank
Neighbors

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