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Remains found in Alaska identified as missing man

...adventurer. Alaska Dispatch News reports 32-year-old Francois Guenot vanished in May after embarking on a kayaking trip. His destination was Perryville, a small community hundreds of miles away on the Alaska Peninsula. The remains were found in September on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-06/remains-found-alaska-identified-missing
State
My Turn: Curriculum whitewashes boarding school abuse

...were punished for speaking their Native languages. One such school was the Wrangell Institute in Wrangell, "... the destination for forced acculturation and assimilation ..." The children were barraged constantly and consistently that their "Native...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-02/my-turn-curriculum-whitewashes-boardi
Opinion
Sealaska nears final land claim

...statement Wednesday criticizing the bill's advancement."The Tongass National Forest is a world-class fishery and tourist destination, and is the crown jewel of our national forest system," Executive Director Cindy Shogan said in a news release. "It...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/sealaska-nears-final-land-claim
Local
To camp or not to camp?

...that the pilot of our six-seater plane took a detour over the many glaciers and vast icefields between Juneau and our destination.The crystal clear blue color of the dozens of glaciers beneath us dazzled in the morning light as the sun rose behind the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-28/camp-or-not-camp
Outdoors
Francis John Parsons

...exploring and camping throughout the United States. He was a man who liked to get going! It was about the journey, not the destination.In 2003 Frank and Ann moved to Sitka to be closer to their daughter. He could be seen riding his bicycle to town for his...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173291173
World Affairs Council brings Mexico to the North

...The Juneau World Affairs Council sought to broaden Juneau's understanding of Mexico from more than just a vacation destination by spotlighting U.S.-Mexico relations for its annual fall forum.Featured speakers (professors, filmmakers and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-27/world-affairs-council-brings-mexico-nor
Local
NTSB: Pilot decisions caused State Troopers copter to crash

...about 5.6 miles from Talkeetna, a community of nearly 900 about 115 miles north of Anchorage. It's a popular tourist destination and a takeoff point for people climbing or flight-seeing Mount McKinley.Contributing to the crash was the pilot's motivation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/ntsb-pilot-decisions-caused-state-troop
State
NTSB: Pilot decisions caused Alaska copter crash

...about 5.6 miles from Talkeetna, a community of nearly 900 about 115 miles north of Anchorage. It's a popular tourist destination and a takeoff point for people climbing or flight-seeing Mount McKinley.Contributing to the crash was the pilot's motivation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/ntsb-pilot-decisions-caused-alaska-copt
State
Ketchikan State Parks Advisory Board recruiting new members

...Betton Island State Marine Parks. Park advisory boards help park managers understand community priorities for these popular destination parks.To apply for a position on the board, go to http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/misc/boards.htm to download...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-07/ketchikan-state-parks-advisory-board
Outdoors
Traveling shoeboxes spread the holiday love

...bring in boxes from the outlying communities. After the boxes have been collected, they also ship the boxes to their next destination. Once the boxes leave Juneau, they are sent to larger sorting facilities across the country where the boxes are checked...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-16/traveling-shoeboxes-spread-holiday-
Neighbors

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