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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
A conversation with John Straley

...award-winning crime and detective fiction."I just keep track of those as if my brain were a camera, or an experience collector," he said.He writes them down in a journal, which helps him remember them when it comes time to get creative. He also...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/conversation-john-straley
Art
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
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
Investigation opens in deaths of 25 walrus

...Some walrus were missing heads and tusks. Walrus ivory is prized for jewelry and crafts. Skulls with tusks attached are collectors' items.Only Alaska Natives who live in the state may hunt walrus. Walrus killed solely for ivory with the meat wasted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-22/investigation-opens-deaths-25-walrus
State
Investigation opens in deaths of 25 walrus on Alaska beach

...Some walrus were missing heads and tusks. Walrus ivory is prized for jewelry and crafts. Skulls with tusks attached are collectors' items.Only Alaska Natives who live in the state may hunt walrus. Walrus killed solely for ivory with the meat wasted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-21/investigation-opens-deaths-25-walrus-al
State
Agency probes deaths of 25 walrus on coast

...land within a quarter-mile of the ocean, though they must follow certain rules. Walrus skulls with tusks attached are collectors' items. The ivory often is carved and made into jewelry.However, walrus killed only for the collection of ivory is considered...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-20/agency-probes-deaths-25-walrus-coast
State
Subdivision made easier

...inside or outside of the Urban Service Boundary. They are further classified in terms by whether they are "arterials," "collectors" or "local access streets." Roadway width, surface type, sidewalks and number of streetlights all depend on where streets...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-03/subdivision-made-easier
Local
House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

...per barrel, about twice the current price. Another assumes $5 billion can be raised by having the IRS use private debt collectors to recover back taxes, something that in the past has cost the government more than it raised.Several provisions drew objections...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-06/house-votes-keep-highway-spe
Nation and World
Vintage snowmobile collectors rediscover a forgotten treasure

...vintage snowmobile collectors' rally. "We didn't...restored Scorpions. Collectors peppered him with questions...Linnenkamp, a St. Paul collector, meeting a pioneer...former Beanie Baby collector, uses her collecting...and haymows of many collectors and would-be restorers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020804/out_snowmobiles.shtml
Outdoors

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